2A Boys State Tournament Review

2A Boys State Tournament

2A Team Notes

stats are on averages

Heidelberg Oilers

(21-9) MaxPreps rank #93

State Titles: 1962-overall and 1968-A

Runner up: 2002-3A and 2004-2A

Returns: 3 players that played key minutes (3 jr)

Jalen Jones 6-2 Jr 17 mpg, 2 ppg, 4 rpg

Eddie Pierce 5-8 Jr 3 14 mpg, 3 ppg

Dejuan Parker 6-0 Jr 4 mpg

Losses: top 4 players that played key minutes

Rondarius Arrington 6-2 Sr 31 mpg, 3 ppg, 5 rpg, 3 apg

Anthony Spinks 5-10 Sr G 30 mpg, 31 ppg, 57% fg, 4 3pg, 100% ft, 2 rpg, 2 spg

Juwan Jones 5-11 Sr 30 mpg, 9 ppg, 4 rpg, 3 apg

Donte Stevens 6-0 Sr 17 mpg, 5 ppg, 4 rpg

Madison St. Joseph Catholic Bruins

(24-4) MaxPreps rank #59

Runner up: 2012-1A

Returns: 5 of 8 players that played key minutes (1 jr, 2 so and 1 fr)

Kiland Harrison 5-11 G Fr 30 mpg, 2 ppg, 3 rpg

Gabe Watson 6-0 PG So 28 mpg, 19 ppg, 5 rpg, 2 apg, 3 3pg, 100% ft

Winford Ross Jr 6-8 F/C Jr 28 mpg, 21 ppg, 15 rpg, 3 bpg, 2 spg

Douglas Watson 5-6 G Fr 20 mpg, 3 ppg, 3 rpg

Haydon Brice 6-0 F So 11 mpg, 2 ppg, 2 rpg

Losses: 3 players that played key minutes

Jamal Holmes-Griffin 5-9 G Sr 26 mpg, 7 ppg, 3 rpg, 2 spg

William Doherty 5-10 G Sr 12 mpg

Chauncy Taylor 6-2 G/F Sr 5 mpg, 2 ppg

Prentiss Bulldogs

(18-13) MaxPreps rank #126

State Titles: 2003-3A

Returns: 4 0f 8 players that played key minutes (2 jr, 1 so and 1 fr)

Tykevious Daniels 6-2 PF Fr 28 mpg, 6 ppg, 75% fg, 5 rpg

Tim McNair Jr 6-4 F Jr 22 mpg, 6 ppg, 2 3pg, 6 rpg

Ronald Baker 6-0 F So 19 mpg, 2 ppg, 2 rpg

John Smith 5-9 PG Jr 3 mpg, 2 ppg

Losses: 4 players that played key minutes

Kendrick Graves 5-9 PG Sr 29 mpg, 3 ppg, 3 rpg 4 apg

Kedarius Sumrall 5-11 G Sr 25 mpg, 14 ppg, 2 3pg, 6 rpg

Kevin Hall 6-6 C Sr 23 mpg, 7 ppg, 2 rpg

Tashoderick Collins 5-8 G Sr 9 mpg, 12 ppg, 100% fg, 3 3pg, 2 rpg

Newton Tigers

(23-9) MaxPreps rank #68

Returns: 5 of 8 players that played key minutes (3 so and 2 fr)

Javarious Moore 5-10 So 29 mpg, 2 ppg, 2 spg

Jaylon Shepard 6-3 G/F Fr 14 20 mpg, 14 ppg, 3 rpg, 2 apg, 78% fg

Brandon Payne 5-11 So 19 mpg, 16 ppg, 4 3pg

Tony Burks 5-9 So 10 mpg

Yorell Phillips 6-3 G/F Fr 9 mpg, 7 ppg, 5 rpg, 3 apg, 60% fg

Losses: 3 player that played key minutes

Isaiah Edwards 5-9 PG Sr 32 mpg, 18 ppg, 6 rpg, 7 apg, 3 3pg

Steven Villiar 6-0 Sr 30 mpg, 13 ppg, 8 rpg

De’Angelo Flowers 5-10 Sr 10 mpg, 3 ppg

Baldwyn Bearcats

(27-5) MaxPreps rank #35

State Titles: 1932-overall, 1948-overall, 1964-BB-B and Grand Slam, 1969-B, 1969-A, 1975-BB, 1986-2A, 1987-2A, 2013-2A

Runner up: 1940-overall, 1968-A, 2010-2A, 2012-2A, 2014-2A

Returns: 4 of 8 players that played key minutes(3 jr and 1 so)

Felix Hayes 6-3 F Jr 30 mpg, 22 ppg, 13 rpg, 57% fg

C.J. McGaha 5-10 PG Jr 21 mpg, 4 apg

Armontie Price 6-1 C Jr 18 mpg, 4 rpg

Michael Crump 6-3 G/F So 8 mpg

Losses: 4 of 8 players that played key minutes

Coby Agnew 6-3 G/F Sr 32 mpg, 16 ppg, 10 rpg, 75% ft

Conner McKay 5-11 G Sr 30 mpg, 12 ppg, 5 rpg, 5 apg, 92% ft

Casey Cagle 6-2 F/C Sr 14 mpg

Marco Harris 5-5 PG 6 mpg

Calhoun City Wildcats

(25-4) MaxPreps rank #29

State titles: 1988-2A

Runner up: 1998-2A

Returns: 3 of 8 players that played key minutes (3 jr)

Ladavious Draine 6-4 G/F Jr 31 mpg, 24 ppg, 10 rpg, 3 spg, 2 3pg

Atarus Moore 6-3 G/F Jr 19 mpg, 3 ppg, 4 rpg

Markes Gladney 6-3 G/F Jr 5 mpg

Losses: 5 of 8 players that played key minutes

Tyius Jennings 5-10 G Sr 29 mpg, 28 ppg, 13 rpg, 3 apg, 2 spg

Jarvis Heard 6-5 F/C Sr 29 mpg, 12 ppg, 10 rpg, 3 bpg, 67% fg

Shumar Pryor 5-10 G Sr 28 mpg

Brieton Sykes 6-3 G/F Sr 25 mpg, 13 ppg, 5 rpg

Jawon Walker 5-9 G Sr 8 mpg, 3 rpg

Coahoma AHS Tigers

(20-10) MaxPreps rank #56

State titles: 1984-A

Runner up: 2016-2A

Returns: 4 of 7 players that played key minutes (1 jr and  3 so)

Cornelius Holly 6-3 G/F So 32 mpg, 24 ppg, 5 rpg, 3 spg, 2 3pg, 51% fg

Detayvion Rush 5-9 G So 31 mpg, 4 ppg, 9 rpg, 3 apg

Cardarious Griffin 6-2 F Jr 23 mpg, 6 ppg, 5 rpg, 57% fg

Loivoius Tenner 5-8 G So 6 mpg

Losses: 3 of 7 players that played key minutes

Untareo Johnson 6-1 G/F Sr 31 mpg, 10 ppg, 7 rpg, 2 apg

Zyshonne Burnette 5-11 G/F Sr 26 mpg, 19 ppg, 5 rpg, 2 apg, 3 3pg

Marquez Griffin 5-11 F Sr 9 mpg

West Tallahatchie Choctaws

(34-0) MaxPreps rank #8

State titles: 2016-2A

Runner ups: 0

Returns: 3 0f 9 players that played key minutes (2 jr and 1 so)

Tyler Berryhill 5-10 G Jr 20 mpg, 2 ppg, 3 rpg, 3 apg

Dan Locke IV 6-4 F Jr 19 mpg, 13 ppg, 4 rpg, 52% fg, 77% ft

Milton McGee Jr 6-0 G/F So 5 mpg, 2 ppg

Losses: 6 of 9 players that played key minutes

Malik Bailey 6-1 G Sr 29 mpg, 14 ppg, 4 rpg, 2 3pg, 100% ft

Marquis Orange Jr 6-4 G/F Sr 29 mpg, 16 ppg, 10 rpg, 3 apg

Frank Johnson 6-2 F/C Sr 17 mpg, 5 ppg, 58% fg

Timyus Roebuck 5-8 SG Sr 14 mpg

D’Andre Houston 6-2 F Sr 13 mpg, 4 ppg, 7 rpg

Devunta Houston 5-7 PG Sr 11 mpg, 2 ppg


MagnoliaHoops Game of the Tournament

Coahoma AHS vs Madison St Joseph Catholic


MagnoliaHoops Coach of the Tournament

This award goes to the Coach that made the best impression (on me or the contributors of MagnoliaHoops) at the MHSAA Boys 2A Tournament

Note: I’m giving co-coaches for this division. One for a very impressive undefeated season and the other to a Coach that swapped a chance at a state title for a life lesson

Bernard Berryhill

West Tallahatchie

Darren Coffey

Calhoun City


MagnoliaHoops Top 5 Teams

The teams that had the best day or made the best impression (on me or the contributors of MagnoliaHoops) at the MHSAA Boys 2A Tournament

West Tallahatchie

Coahoma AHS

Calhoun City

Madison St Joseph Catholic

Baldwyn


MagnoliaHoops Head of the Class

The players, by grade, that had the best day or made the best impression (on me or the contributors of MagnoliaHoops) at the MHSAA Boys 2A Tournament

Fr: Jaylon Shepard 6-3 G/F Newton

So: Cornelius Holly 6-3 G/F Coahoma AHS

Jr: Ladavious Draine 6-4 G/F Calhoun City

Sr: Tyius Jennings 5-10 G Calhoun City


MagnoliaHoops Starting 5

The 5 players that had the best day or made the best impression (on me or the contributors of MagnoliaHoops) at the MHSAA Boys 2A Tournament

  1. Tyius Jennings 5-10 G Sr Calhoun City

  2. Ladavious Draine 6-4 G/F Jr Calhoun City

  3. Winford Ross Jr 6-8 F/C Jr Madison St Joseph Catholic

  4. Felix Hayes 6-3 F Jr Baldwyn

  5. Isaiah Edwards 5-9 PG Sr Newton

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2 thoughts on “2A Boys State Tournament Review

    1. I did of Zyshonne and Cornelius but I deleted them Saturday morning. You are more than welcome to save them from Twitter, Facebook and Instagram if you like. I would also try Randy J Williams Photography. I have a link to his site on mine. He is the best out there and he should have a lot.

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