Their seasons were eerily similar but there was nothing strange about the job done by the head coaches of the boys and girls basketball teams at Saline High School. Not strange, but incredibly impressive. As result both have been named Coach of the Year for District 2C.
Both Robinson and Toms saw their squads endure horrible starts to the 2022-23 prep season with the boys team losing nine of their first 10 and the girls 11 of their first 12. Then came the Thanksgiving holidays where through tremendous teaching and instruction the two mentors turned their season from being a turkey into winning the district championship.
Following the lead of their coaches was 2C first team representatives, Shawn Staggs, Will Dison, Alana Gray and Alaya Gray. Kenton Lee Crawford was named to the second team and X. Lard, Sydney Thomas and 8th grader, Kacidy Sims earned honorable mention.
Calvin High swept MVP honors with John Bradley Griffin being selected on the boys side and Becky Peters named for the girls. Additional boys first teamers were: Brian Small – Atlanta High School and Caleb Bevill – Calvin High School with Dylan Box – Dodson High School, Brandon Smith – Atlanta High School, Logan Riggs and Landon Coleman – Georgetown High School, earning second team honors
Cadence Griffith and Erin Wright – Georgetown High School rounded out the girls first team. Second team honorees were Catherine Womack and Mattie Barnes – Calvin High School, Carlie Maxwell – Georgetown High School, Ali Russell – Central-Jonesville High School and Nia Peters – Atlanta High School.
Additional Honorable Mention selectees were: Serenity Pennywell (8th) – Atlanta High School, Ja’Nise Starks (Soph) – Altanta High School, Lilly Barnes (Jr) – Calvin High School, Lizzie Lang (Jr) – Calvin High School, Sarah Riggs (8th) – Georgetown High School, Amia Adam (Fr) – Central-Jonesville High School, Jami Adams (Sr) – Georgetown High School, Ashlynn Biggart (Sr) – Central-Jonesville High School, Kellie Book (Soph) – Central-Jonesville High School
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