After leading Cedar Creek to a Division IV state semi-final appearance Alli Freeman has been name to the ALL-NELA small school second team as selected by the New Star in Monroe. The senior who also earned All-State honorable mention honors and whose parents Scott and Sonya Freeman hail from Jackson Parish averaged 12 points, 13 rebounds and 3.2 steals per game to help the Lady Cougars go 28-5 on the season.
Teammate Sarah Adams earned first team honors along with MVP Emily Wertz and Conleigh Laseter from Ouachita Christian whose coach Stan Humphries was named Coach of the Year after guiding his team to a 35-1 record and a second place finish in Division IV. Tasionna McDaniel of Delhi and Tierra Spurs of Ferriday rounded out the first team. Additional second team selections were Jayden Ellerman – OCS, Pashonnay Johnshon – St. Frederick, Ashanti May – Delhi and Amari West – Rayville.