Bradford voted to Class 2A All-State First Team

Jonesboro-Hodge senior and Texas A&M signee LaDamien Bradford has been named first team All-State in Class 2A. The versatile 6’4” guard who led JHHS to a district 1-2A title and a state quarterfinal playoff appearance finished the season with a 24.5 points per game average which ranks as one of the highest single season scoring averages in school history.

Bradford was joined on the first team by one other north Louisiana player in 6’2” Kashie Natt of Rayville (22.0 ppg). Additional first team selection were 6’0” Carlos Stewart of state champion Dunham, who was named MVP of Class 2A after averaging 28.2 ppg., 6’6” Collin Holloway of Port Allen (18.5 ppg) and 6’4” Javon Ruffin of Newman (22.3 ppg).

Two more north Louisiana players were named to the second team in Lake Nate Braden of Lakeview and Jalen McDonald of Red River (Coushatta). Deshawn Jackson of Pickering, Ricky Vollan from Episcopal and Billy Francis Jr. out of Lafayette Christian rounded out the squad. Derrick Jones of Port Allen earned Coach of the Year honors.


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