This season’s All-Douglas County Sentinel boys basketball team was heavy on guards while the girls team leaned more towards forwards.
Douglas County forward Omarion Smith, who was named the county player of the year, is the lone forward on the first team, which was dominated by guards.
Seniors Jaylon Brown of Alexander, Anthony Hardy of Lithia Springs and Dee Topps of New Manchester are joined by Chapel Hill junior Micah Bell on the first team.
Smith and Bell were the only two underclassmen on the first team.
Hardy, who averaged a county-leading 28 points per game, was last season’s co-player of the year.
Smith, 6-foot-5 forward, averaged 10.7 points, 10.7 rebounds and 5.6 blocked shots per game. He finished the season with 12 double-doubles in points and rebounds and had two triple-doubles.
On the girls side, player of the year Demeara Hinds of Lithia Springs headlines a team that is balance with seniors and underclassmen.
The 6-foot-3 center averaged 13.1 points, 11.1 rebounds and 3.2 blocked shots in 29 games. She finished her career with 1,110 points and 1,032 rebounds in 105 games. She was named the Region 6-AAAAA Player of the Year. She became the first Lithia Springs female player to sign a scholarship with a Power 5 Conference school.
Also named to the first team is seniors Ali Foxx-Rome of Alexander and Dy’mon Cook of Douglas County.
Douglas County junior Alana Gibbs and New Manchester sophomore Kharyssa Richardson of New Manchester.
In 29 games, Rome-Foxx averaged a team-leading 13.2 points and 10.5 rebounds. She also contributed 1.3 blocked shots and 1.4 steals per game.