All-region basketball: South Atlanta’s Thornton, Washington’s Gallishaw are 6-AA players of year

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Tyler Thornton, who averaged 15 point and 10 rebounds for No. 1-ranked South Atlanta, is the boys player of the year in Region 6-AA.

The girls player of the year is Sabree Gallishaw of Washington. Gallishaw averages 25 points, 17 rebounds and 11 blocked shots for a team that finished 9-17.

Here are the all-region teams for 6-AA as chosen by the league’s coaches.


Player of the year: Tyler Thornton, South Atlanta, Sr.

Stavon Griggs, KIPP Academy, Sr.

Devonta Pullins, South Atlanta, Sr.

Jamaure Ezzard, Hapeville Charter, Jr.

Rome Emenalo, Hapeville Charter, Sr.

Corey Moore, Therrell, Sr.

Jalen Stegal, South Atlanta, Jr.

Jonathan Ford, Douglass, Sr.

Dondre Barnes, South Atlanta, Jr.

Antre Perry, Washington, Sr.

Deandre Brown, Therrell, Fr.


Player of the year: Sabree Gallishaw, Washington, Sr.

Shekinah Howard, Hapeville Charter

Lawrencia Simon, South Atlanta

Mekindia Martin, KIPP Academy

Jada Harrell, South Atlanta

Riann McCollum, Douglass

Tiana Frazier, Therrell

Shatara Goodman, Corretta Scott King

Nekiyah Thompson, Douglass

Gayla Bostic, Hapeville Charter,

Lamia Richardson, Douglass

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@Todd Holcomb, South FULTON’S Thornton?!!

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