MAIS Overall Tournament 1st Round 2-26-18 Results

MAIS Overall Tournament First Round Results and Report

A.E. Wood Coliseum From Mississippi College

Clinton, MS

Monday February 26, 2018


#23, #1 Madison Ridgeland Academy 31-5 (AAAA-D1 #1 Madison) 75

#100, #2 St. Joseph 18-6 (AA #3 Greenville) 52

MRA proved to be too deep for St. Joseph. Braxton Eubanks (6-4 ’18 F MRA 22 pts 10-13 fg 10 reb 3 ast) provided a double-double. He has good size and is as solid of a player that you will find. Trey Fort (6-3 ’19 SG MRA 20 pts 6-11 fg 3 3’s 5-5 ft 2 reb 2 ast) looks like he is starting to grow some. He shot the ball really well. St. Joseph was paced by Jonathan “JJ” Jordan (5-11 ’18 G St. Joseph/Hinds CC football 16 pts 3 3’s 6 reb 2 ast 2 st). I’ve had the pleasure of watching JJ since he was killing it back in the Leland days and his jumper is still just as smooth as ever. He is a smooth ball handler and has one of the purest shots in the state. Dillon Johnson (5-10 ’20 G St. Joseph 13 pts 4-5 ft 3 reb) is a nice shooter and a good one to keep an eye on down the road. He’s not going to be alone either. His little brother, Cedric Moore (5-9 ’23 G St. Joseph) got in on the action as well.

Madison Ridgeland Academy (traveled 18 miles)

’18’s

Mike Carter 5-10 PG 3 pts 3 reb 8 ast 2 st

Mario White 6-3 SF 9 pts 4-5 fg 5 reb 3 ast 2 st

Zach Jones 6-6 F/C 13 pts 12 reb 2 ast

Lewis Davis 6-3 PF 3 pts 3 reb 2 st

’19’s

William Milam 5-10 SG 2 reb

’20’s

Joshua “Josh” Tucker 5-9 PG 2 st

St. Joseph (traveled 112 miles)

’18’s

Jo’Quez Sanders 6-0 SF 8 pts 8 reb

Brice Johnson 6-1 C 6 reb

’19’s

Jacob Nelson 5-11 PF 15 pts 6 reb

Magnolia Hoops Player of the Game

Braxton Eubanks

6-4 ’18 F

Madison-Ridgeland Academy

22 pts 10-13 fg 10 reb 3 ast

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#68, #3 Parklane Academy 22-9 (AAAA-D1 #3 McComb) 47

Riverdale Academy 24-7 (A #1 Coushatta, LA) 36

Parklane defeated Riverdale with a good mixture of senior leadership. Brandt Watson (6-0’18 F Parklane 6 pts 8 reb 4 ast 2 st) earned Player of the Game honors not necessarily on his numbers but the hustle and effort he played with. He was all over the court and floor. He did a little bit of everything. Newlon Gillihan (6-4 ’18 F Parklane/Southwest CC football 18 pts 6-7 ft 10 reb 3 blk) played very solid. He is a strong, mobile post that rebounds hard. Tyler Ramshur (6-4 ’18 SG Parklane 8 pts 2 3’s 3 reb 2 ast 3 st) is a long 2 that can shoot the ball well. He also has the ability to put the ball on the floor and get to the rack. Zhavian Green (6-2 ’18 G Parklane 7 pts 9 reb 3 ast 2 st) is another strong bodied shooter that can get into the paint and find the open man.

Parklane Academy (traveled 87 miles)

’18’s

Gray Myrick 6-0 PG 3 pts 2 reb 2 ast

John Barnes 6-4 F 5 pts

Riverdale Academy (traveled 207 miles)

’18’s

Ryan Tomerlin 6-2 C 6 pts 3-5 fg 11 reb

Payton Thornton 6-0 SG 15 pts 5 3’s

Kamden Messick 6-0 PG 7 pts 3 ast 2 st

’20’s

Jackson Riggs 6-0 F 6 pts 5 reb

’22’s

Ty Jones 5-7 PG 2 reb 4 ast

Magnolia Hoops Player of the Game

Brandt Watson

6-0’18 F

Parklane Academy

6 pts 8 reb 4 ast 2 st

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#64, #2 Jackson Academy 18-12 (AAAA-D1 #2 Jackson) 49

#66, #1 Hillcrest Christian 25-8 (AAA #2 Jackson) 35

Jackson Academy pulled out the victory in an extremely physical game. Michael Barber (6-8 ’18 G/F Jackson Academy 17 pts) fought his way to Player of the Game honors. Johnny Magee (6-5 ’19 PF Hillcrest 2 pts) only scored one bucket but his defense that he played on Barber is worth mentioning. He held Barber to 17 points and that is an impressive feat. Harrison Carr (5-10 ’20 SG Hillcrest 9 pts 2 3’s) had a solid performance in the loss. Hillcrest has a team full of talented juniors and sophomores. They will be a team to deal with next season.

Jackson Academy (traveled 19 miles)

’18’s

TJ Smith 5-11 PG 4 pts

Walker Pedigo 6-3 PF 8 pts

’20’s

TJ Montgomery 5-7 PG 4 pts

Henry Lee 5-10 SG 9 pts 7-8 ft

Wenton Walker 6-3 F 5 pts

Hillcrest Christian (traveled 8 miles)

’18’s

Kenneth Beverly 6-0 PG 5 pts

Langston Carter-Price 5-11 SG 3 pts

’19’s

Darien Newchurch 6-0 PG 7 pts

Donovan Givens 6-5 F 7 pts

Magnolia Hoops Player of the Game

Michael Barber

6-8 ’18 G/F

Jackson Academy

17 pts

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Magnolia Hoops Top 5 Teams

Madison-Ridgeland

Jackson Academy

Hillcrest Christian

Parklane Academy

St. Joseph Catholic


Magnolia Hoops Head Coach

Drew Smith

Parklane Academy


Magnolia Hoops Head of the Class

2018: Braxton Eubanks 6-4 F Madison-Ridgeland Academy

2019: Trey Fort 6-3 SG Madison-Ridgeland Academy

2020: Dillon Johnson 5-10 PG St. Joseph Catholic

2022: Ty Jones 5-7 PG Riverdale Academy

2023: Cedric Moore 5-9 SG St. Joseph Catholic


Magnolia Hoops Starting 5

Braxton Eubanks 6-4 ’18 F Madison-Ridgeland Academy

Newlon Gillihan 6-4 ’18 F Parklane Academy

Brandt Watson 6-0 ’18 F Parklane Academy

Jonathan “JJ” Jordan 5-11 ’18 SG St. Joseph Catholic

Michael Barber 6-8 ’18 G/F Jackson Academy


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