All-region basketball: Jonesboro pair sweeps player-of-year awards in 4-AAAAAA
MJ Walker is the No. 22-rated senior prospect in the country, according to 247Sports. See highlights below from a 41-point game earlier this season.
M.J. Walker (boys) and Saadia Munford (girls) are the basketball players of the year in Regon 4-AAAAAA, as chosen by the region’s coaches.
Walker is a McDonald’s All-American and the leading scorer in Clayton County history. He has not made his college choice.
Munford guard, has signed to play with Elon University.
Player of the Year: M.J. Walker, Jonesboro
– MJ Walker, Jonesboro
– Byrce Latimer, Stephenson
– Trevon Flowers, Tucker
– Avery Wilson, Forest Park
– William Black, Drew
– Jamari Smith, Jonesboro
– Julian Larkin, Stephenson
– TreJohn Taylor, Mount Zion-Jonesboro
– Tyre Keith, Mundy’s Mill
– Adorian Nicholson, M.L. King
Honorable Mentions: Jaylon Terrell, Jonesboro; Jamari Mosley, Jonesboro; Jevon Tatum, Tucker; Joshua Cammon, Tucker; Jahseel Herbert, Forest Park; Mike Malolo, Mundy’s Mill; Emory Johnsnon, M.L. KING; Atreyu Smith, M.L. King; Treyvon Butler, Lovejoy
Player of the Year: Saadia Munford, Jonesboro
– Saadia Munford, Jonesboro
– Gensis Bryant, Lovejoy
– Bria Bass, Tucker
– Naomi Holloway, Stephenson
– Azhana Maxwell, M.L. King
– Jermese Davis, Tucker
– Morgan Collins, Tucker
– Alana Denson, Forest Park
– Alexus Celestin, Mundy’s Mill
– Raiana Johnson, Mundy’s Mill
Honorable Mentions: Amber Thornton, Lovejoy; Symone Williams, Lovejoy; Nikki Culbreath, Stephenson; Jasani Buchanan, Stephenson; Maiya Fraizer, Jonesboro; Sarah Matthews, Forest Park; Jasmine Jacob, Forest Park; Avanna Preston, Mundy’s Mill; Kimberly Redding, M.L. King; Tamera Tilley, Mount Zion-Jonesboro; Khalela Hayes, Mount Zion-Jonesboro; Raven Mitchell, Mount Zion-Jonesboro