Published 9:15 am Tuesday, March 24, 2015
GREENSBORO – The North Carolina Basketball Coaches Association has named its 2014-15 men’s and women’s All-District basketball teams and the Roanoke-Chowan area is well represented.
Named to the First Team Men’s All-District team is Hertford County High’s Jaquarii Roberson. Roberson, a sophomore forward, averaged 16.8 points and 9.2 rebounds per game for the Bears (10-12) this season.
Also on the first team is Jack Konstanzer of First Fligh tHigh School who averaged 25.8 points per game to lead the Northeastern Coastal Conference in scoring. The Nighthawks junior also averaged 5.2 rebounds per game.
The District “Player of the Year” was Edrice Adebayo of NorthsideHigh School. The junior center averaged 31.4 points and 20 rebounds per game.
Named to the Second Team All-District were Darquil Wilkins, a junior guard at Bertie High School, Evan Simmons, a junior guard at Hertford County High School, and Barkim Moses, a senior guard at Northampton County High School.
Bertie’s Tydre Lee and Donte Horton, both seniors for the Falcons, were named to the All-District Third Team.
On the girl’s side: junior center Kaila Ballard of Gates County High School, who led the Lady Red Barons (27-2) to the 1A Eastern Regionals and the Coastal-10 Conference championship, was named to the first team. Ballard averaged 27 points and 11 rebounds per game. Joining her on the first team was De’Najah Porter, a senior guard at Bertie High. She averaged 16 points and 14 rebounds per game. Ballard and Porter made the team for the second straight year.
Kalya Jones of Riverside High in Williamston was named District “Player of the Year”. The sophomore averaged 21 points and nine rebounds per game in leading the Lady Knights to the 1A state championship game.
Named to the Second Team All-District were senior Amanda Gerni of Currituck, senior Mary Kate Davidson of First Flight and sophomore Milequa Eason of Northampton County.
On the girl’s All-District Third Team were sophomore Carlisa Spivey of Bertie and senior Alaysia White of Gates County.