Alex Kelehear

The 2017-2018 Region 6-AAAA Boys' Basketball Player of the Year: Alex Kelehear of LaFayette (File photo by Scott Herpst)

The local basketball regions have selected its All-Region teams for the 2017-2018 season and several area hoopsters were named to the all-star squads.

LaFayette junior Alex Kelehear took top honors in Region 6-AAAA as he was named the Boys’ Player of the Year. He was joined on the team by Rambler teammates Jon Morgan and Dee Southern, while Fred Norman was selected to the team from Ridgeland. Cole Wilcox and Will Allen were named to the team from Heritage.

On the girls’ side, Emily Wiley and Ansley Bice made the team for the Lady Generals, while Brylee Dunn of Ridgeland also earned All-Region honors. Northwest’s Jada Griffin was the Girls’ Player of the Year.

In Region 6-AAA, Cade Nayadley and Logan Hullender represented Ringgold on the boys’ team, while Ruddy Ware was the pick from LFO.

Macey Gregg and Zarria Nelson earned the nod for the girls’ team from LFO, while Sydney Pittman was selected for the Ringgold Lady Tigers.

And for Region 6-A North, Faith Alexander was a first team pick for Gordon Lee, while Gracie O’Neal was named to the second team.

Kannen Derryberry and Jacob Dyer were second team picks on the boys’ team for the Trojans.