Quitman’s Womack and Smith earn Honorable Mention on Class B All-State team

Clara Womack and Joshua Smith of Quitman High School earned Honorable Mention recognition on the 2020-21 Class B All-State teams announced by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association (LSWA). The pair of senior stars led Quitman to a 40-9 combined season record that represents one of the best in school history. Womack represents Quitman to a 23-3 season record and averaged 14.3 points, 4 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game. She was also recognized as one of the best three point shooters in north Louisiana. The versatile Smith who played all over the floor for the 17-7 Wolverines averaged 15 points, 8 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game. 

The Outstanding boy player in Class B was Drew Tebbe of state runner-up Anacoco, while the girls team was led by Rylee Jinks of Fairview. Coaches of the Year were Tiffanie Lewis of J.S. Clark, one of the few women in the nation who coached a boys team and Tracy Fontenot of Bell City, who ousted Quitman from the state playoffs in the second round. Fellow district 2B competitor and Class B state champion Simsboro was represented on the boys first team by Jamarion Cato and Chilaydrien Newton on the second team. Complete All-State boys and girls team are shown below.

LSWA CLASS B BOYS ALL-STATE TEAM

Boys

First team

Drew Tebbe, Anacoco, Sr., 5-10, 16.8

Jamarion Cato, Simsboro, Sr. 6-4, 19.5

D’Marcus Fugett, J.S. Clark, Sr., 6-4, 20.2

Shaun Riley, Anacoco, Sr., 6-6, 17.2

Jamarion Clark, Doyline, So. 6-2, 30.8

Second team

Noah Guidry, Hathaway, Sr., 6-3, 13.2

Corbyn Jones, Zwolle, Sr., 6-2, 14.5

Makeal Williams, Stanley, Sr., 6-2, 16.3

Landry Alligood, Anacoco, Sr., 6-0, 19.1

Chilaydrien Newton, Simsboro, So., 6-3, 12.8

OUTSTANDING PLAYER: DREW TEBBE, ANACOCO

COACH OF THE YEAR: TIFFANIE LEWIS, J.S. CLARK

HONORABLE MENTION

Brett Jinks, Fairview; Zeke Lentz, Pitkin; Jamari Markray, Doyline; Joshua Smith, Quitman; Jaydn Lehr, Negreet; Sean Laughlin, Converse; Ethan Clark, Monterey; Dylan Gueldner, Holden; Trevor Daughtery, J.S. Clark; Adam Sabbaghian, Episcopal-Acadiana; Nick Maryland, Simsboro.

Girls

First team

Rylee Jinks, Fairview, Sr., 5-6, 17.0

Chloey Guidry, Hathaway, Jr., 5-2, 24.0

Josie Ogea, Bell City, Sr., 5-7, 26.0

Rylee Cloud, Fairview, Jr., 5-5, 23.0

Makayla Williams, Stanley, Sr., 5-5, 30.0

Second team

Kylee Strother, Florien, Sr., 5-5, 14.4

Olivia Sepulvado, Zwolle, Jr., 5-8, 19.1

Jordan Semones, University Academy, Sr., 5-6, 19.3

Coco Williams, Fairview, Sr., 5-6, 14.6

Abby Rivers, Converse, Sr., 5-9, 28.0

OUTSTANDING PLAYER: RYLEE JINKS, FAIRVIEW

COACH OF THE YEAR: TRACY FONTENOT, BELL CITY

HONORABLE MENTION

Jalexia Caldwell, Castor; Clara Womack, Quitman; Alexia Hester, Simsboro; Reagan Stanley, Anacoco; Natalie Yancey, Glenmora; Destiny Deville, University Academy; Sydnie Cooley, Lacassine; Madison Suire, Hathaway; Cambree Courtney, Golden.

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