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Alabama All-Star Basketball Teams Announced for AL-MS Basketball Classic

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MONTGOMERY – Ten high school seniors who will be participating in the 99th AHSAA State Basketball Championships this week are among the 24 players selected to represent Alabama in the upcoming 31st annual Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Girls’ and Boys’ Basketball Classic to be played March 12 at Montgomery’s Cramton Bowl Multiplex.
     Jamie Lee, Director of the Alabama High School Athletic Directors & Coaches Association (AHSADCA), announced the squads Sunday. The teams, consisting of 12 boys and 12 girls, were selected from coaches’ nominations by the AHSADCA All-Star Selection Committee.
    The Alabama girls’ team will be coached by Spain Park’s Mike Chase and Madison Academy’s Alissa Flowers. Cold Springs coach Tammy West will serve as the girls’ team administrative coach. The Alabama boys’ coaches Steve Ward of Huffman and Shumbe Hunter of Williamson. Thompson coach Dru Powell is the administrative coach.
     Headlining the boys’ squad are six players who will be on the court this week at the AHSAA State Basketball Championships, which got underway Feb. 26-27 with the 4A semifinals and 5A semifinals at Bill Harris Arena. Play continues March 1-6 with the Class 6A girls’ and boys’ semifinals at UAB’s Bartow Arena Monday and the Class 3A girls’ and boys’ semifinals at Bill Harris Arena. Class 7A semifinals will be Tuesday at Bartow Arena and Class 1A semifinals are set for Bill Harris Arena. The 6A and 7A championship games will be at Bartow Arena on Wednesday and the Class 2A semifinals will be at Bill Harris Arena. The remaining championship games will be held at Bill Harris Arena on Thursday (4A and 5A), Friday (3A and 1A) and Saturday (2A). Play begins each day at 9 a.m.
    Ramsay 6-foot-11 center KeShawn Murphy, Lee-Huntsville 6-6 guard Kaleb Brown,  Calhoun 6-4 guard Jerdarrian “J.D.” Davison of Calhoun and Spain Park 6-3 guard Cameron Crawford highlight the players on the Alabama boys’ squad still competing in the state tourney. Murphy, a Mississippi State signee, led Ramsay to a 58-40 win over Sipsey Valley in the Class 5A semifinals Saturday. He had 18 points, six rebounds, two assists, two blocked shots and several thunderous dunks in the win. Brown, a Missouri signee, had 10 points, including the first bucket the following his steal, as Lee beat Sylacauga 67-25. He left the game late in the first quarter after suffering a minor injury and as a precaution, did not return the game, said his coach and father Greg Brown. Lee and Ramsay meet in the Class 5A finals Thursday (4:30 p.m.) at Bill Harris Arena. 
    Davison, an Alabama signee and MVP of the 2020 Class 2A state tourney, will be in the lineup for Calhoun at Bill Harris Arena on Wednesday in the semifinals against Midfield. Spain Park’s Crawford will be in action at Bartow Arena Tuesday when the Jaguars face Enterprise in the 7A semifinals at 4:30 p.m.
    Six girls selected to the Alabama All-Star squad are set to compete in this week’s State Tourney with three, Anniston guard Allasha Dudley, Mae Jemison guard Saniah Parker and Birmingham-Carver guard Randrea Wright each leading their teams semifinal wins at Bill Harris Arena over the weekend. Dudley sparked Anniston to s 50-34 win over Jackson on Friday in the 4A semifinals scoring 20 points, handing out two assists and totaling five steals. The Lady Bulldogs will play Rogers in the 4A finals at Bill Harris Arena at 9 a.m., Thursday.
    Parker and Wright will be leading their teams into the Class 5A finals at Bill Harris Arena Thursday at 2 p.m.  Parker had a game-high 23 points and nine assists and also had 10 rebounds and six steals at the Jaguars beat defending state champion Charles Henderson 76-37 in the 5A semifinals Saturday. Wright had 23 points and five assists to lead the Rams past Marbury 70-40 in the other 5A semifinal.
   Also competing in the state tourney this week are all-star selections Grace Watson of defending 6A state champion Hazel Green, Nya Valentine of 6A McGill-Toolen Catholic and Amiya Payne of 7A semifinalist Hewitt-Trussville. Watson, a 6-0 forward and Delta State signee, and Valentine, a 5-3 point guard, go head-to-head at 9 a.m. in the semifinals Monday at Bartow Arena. Payne, a 6-0 guard heading to Middle Tennessee, will make her debut Tuesday at Bartow Arena when the Huskies take on Theodore at 2 p.m., in the 7A semifinals.
     Tennessee signee 6-3 center Karoline Striplin of Geneva County, also headlines the Alabama girls’ squad.
     Alabama’s girls won last year’s game at Mississippi 70-63, and the Alabama boys won 118-97. Alabama holds a 16-14 edge in both series, which date back to 1991.
     The teams include:

2021 Alabama All-Star Roster (Girls)
PlayerSchoolPos.Ht
Maya CunninghamPleasant GroveG5’10
Allasha DudleyAnnistonG5’6
Saniah ParkerMae JemisonG5’10
Amiya PayneHewitt-TrussvilleG6’0
Kaitlin PetersonEufaulaPG5’8
Sara PuckettMuscle ShoalsG6’2
Jirah RogersEast LimestoneP6’1
Karoline StriplinGeneva CountyC6’3
Nya ValentineMcGill-ToolenPG5’3
Jenna WalkerPricevillePG5’8
Grace WatsonHazel GreenF6’0
Randrea WrightCarver – BirminghamG5’7
All-Star Coaches (Girls)
Mike ChaseSpain Park
Alissa FlowersMadison Academy
Tammy WestCold Springs (Administrative)
Team Trainer
DeShena ThomasEncore Sports Medicine 
2021 Alabama All-Star Roster (Boys)
PlayerSchoolPos.Ht
Jordan BellWilliamsonSF6’4
Kaleb BrownLee – HuntsvilleG6’6
Cameron CrawfordSpain ParkG6’3
Jerdarrian (J.D.) DavisonCalhounPG6’4
Dwayne (D.J.) FairleyHooverSG6’2
Bryson HallTuscaloosa CountySF6’8
Grant HopkinsThompsonPG6’0
Riley LeonardFairhopeG6’4
Keshawn MurphyRamsayF6’11
Brody PeeblesHartselleG6’3
Dawson SarblahGreenvilleG6’6
Rayquan TaylorCarver – MontgomeryF6’10
All-Star Coaches (Girls)
Steve WardHuffman
Shumbe HunterWilliamson
Dru PowellThompson (Adminstrative)
Team Trainer
Christi HurdEncore Sports Medicine

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Ayrika Caldwell is Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Enterprise

Ayrika Caldwell is Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Enterprise

Congratulations to Ayrika Caldwell, Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Enterprise!

Ayrika’s sports are Basketball, Volleyball, and Softball for Elba High School. She loves to pitch and shoot hoops in her free time.

Ayrika is the daughter of Ronnie and Charlotte Caldwell.

We are proud of you, Ayrika!

Ayrika is shown here with Encore Rehabilitation Physical Therapist Assistant Christian Carpenter.

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Enterprise, Alabama 36330
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Lawton Farr is Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Cullman

Lawton Farr is Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Cullman. #EncoreRehab

Congratulations to Lawton Farr, Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Cullman!

Lawton is a Senior at Good Hope High School where he competes in Basketball, Baseball, and Football for the Raiders! He has been County Basketball Champion two times and was selected All-County Basketball. In Football, he has been All-County 2nd Team as well as All-Region Honorable Mention. He recently received the Eli Thomas Memorial Scholarship.

Lawton plans to continue his academic interests by attending Wallace State in pursuant to an Engineering Technician career. He enjoys playing basketball and being with friends in his personal time.

Lawton is the son of Gena Rice.

We wish you a great spring season, Lawton! We are proud of you!

Encore Sports Medicine is the Official Sports Medicine Provider for the Good Hope Raiders! We LOVE to see you move!

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Cullman, Alabama 35055
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Nykeia Bell is Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Opp

Congratulations to Nykeia Bell, Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Opp!

We are happy to select Nykeia Bell as the Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Opp!

Nykeia is a Senior at Opp High School where she competes in Basketball. Nykeia plans to pursue a career as a Physical Therapist.

Nykeia is the daughter of Lateica Stoudemire and Brandy Bell.

Congratulations, Nykeia! We are very proud of you!

Encore Sports Medicine is the Official Sports Medicine Provider for Opp High School!
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Chandler Pyron is Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Opp

Addison Jacobs is Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Opp

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Tanner Kilgo is Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Cullman

Taner Kilgo is Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Cullman! #weLOVEtoseeyoumove #EncoreRehab

Say hello to Tanner Kilgo, Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Cullman!

Tanner is a Junior at Cold Springs High where he competes in Basketball and Football for the Eagles. His future plans include obtaining a Business Management degree from the University of Mississippi. In his personal time, he enjoys working out, playing basketball, and being with his friends.

Tanner is the son of Zane and Carrie Kilgo.

Congratulations, Tanner! We are proud to have you as our Athlete of the Month!

Encore Sports Medicine is the Official Sports Medicine Provider for the Cold Springs Eagles! We LOVE to see you move!

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Cullman, Alabama 35055
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Flannel Friday at Encore Rehabilitation-Cullman

Micah Means is Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Cullman

Emma Graduates from Speech Therapy at Encore Rehabilitation-Cullman

Jadyn Rausch is Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Dothan East

Congratulations to Jadyn Rausch, Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Dothan East!

Jadyn is a Middle School multi-sport athlete participating in softball, volleyball, and basketball for the Houston County Lions. In the future, she would like to play Collegiate Division 1 Softball and major in education, while also doing a minor in sports management. In her spare time, she enjoys playing sports, playing with her dogs, and hanging out with her friends and family. 

Jadyn is the daughter of Eric and Amanda Rausch.

Congratulations on your progress, Jadyn! We are so proud of you!

Encore Sports Medicine is the Official Sports Medicine Provider for the Houston County Lions.
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Dothan, AL 36301 334-828-7300
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Ethan Adair is Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Long Beach

Ethan Adair is Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Long Beach!

Congratulations to Ethan Adair, Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Long Beach!

Ethan is a Freshman who plays Baseball and Basketball for the Long Beach Bearcats. Ethan was selected and played for the 2017 Gulf Coast League All Stars and was the 2017 Hornets MVP. He has won the 2015 Twins American Championship, 2014 City Championship Winner, and won first place at the 2014 Kick Off Tournament. His future plans include becoming a Major League Baseball Player and major in Sports Journalism.

Ethan is the son of Michael Adair and Christina Hartfield.

Congratulations Ethan! We wish you the best of success in your future endeavors!

Encore Sports Medicine is proud to be the Official Sports Medicine Provider for Long Beach High School.
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Long Beach, MS 39560
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Justin Murphy is Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Dothan

Congratulations to Justin Murphy, Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Dothan!

Justin is a Sophomore Multi-Sport Athlete, participating in football, basketball, and baseball for the Abbeville Christian Academy Generals. He was a part of the 2016 Dixie Youth World Series Champions in Baseball. His future plans include playing baseball or football in college and majoring in engineering. In his spare time, he enjoys playing sports and going hunting and fishing.

Justin is the son of Mark and Christy Murphy.

We are so proud of your progress, Justin. We wish you the best in the future!

Encore Sports Medicine is the Official Sports Medicine Provider for the Abbeville Christian Academy Generals. We LOVE to see you move!

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Dothan, Alabama 36303
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Multi-sport Athlete Jamarian Thompson is Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Dothan East

Multi-sport Athlete Jamarion Thompson of Headland High School is Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Dothan East

Congratulations to Jamarian Thompson, Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Dothan East!

Jamarian is a Senior and multi-sport Athlete, participating in Football and Basketball for the Headland Rams. His future plans include going to school to pursue a degree in Welding. In his spare time, he enjoys music, sports, and being outside.

Jamarian is the son of Janet Thompson and James Thompson.

Congratulations Jamarian! We wish you the best of success in your future endeavors!

Encore Sports Medicine is proud to be the Official Sports Medicine Provider for Headland High School. We LOVE to see you move!

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Dothan, AL 36301
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Leah Leshoure is Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Pike Road

Say hello to Leah Leshoure! She is the Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Pike Road!

Leah is a Sophomore at Park Crossing High School where she competes in Basketball and Cheer for the Thunderbirds. He future plans include pursing a law degree. In her free time, she likes to play basketball.

Leah is the daughter of Chanda Leshoure and Lloyd Leshoure.

We are proud of you, Leah!

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Pike Road, Alabama 36064
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