Thursday, April 6, 2017

ECCC to Host Annual MACJC All-Star Basketball Games April 14

East Central Community College in Decatur will again serve as the host site for the annual
Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges All-Star Basketball Games.This year’s event is set for Friday, April 14. The women’s contest begins at 5 p.m. and will be followed by the men’s matchup at the Brackeen-Wood Gym.

Members of the South Division women’s squad are Tenazhia Hinkson, Copiah-Lincoln; Shantavis Hughes and Laneisha Jeans, both of East Central; Areleatha Gipson and Octavia Barnes, both of Hinds; Zan Ratchliffe, Myyah West, and Kyle Felton, all of Jones; Rashanae Rice, Meridian; Shaniqua Tobias, Mississippi Gulf Coast; Deja Starks, Pearl River; and Shalisa Hawthrone, Southwest.

The South Division men’s team includes Jaylon Bardley and Tonzell Handy, both of East Central; Trojuan White, Hinds; Xavier Howard, Leito Holloway, and David Davis, all of Jones; D.J. Mitchell, Meridian; Davion Cole-Johnson and Winston Morgan, both of Mississippi Gulf Coast; Eli Arcement, Pearl River; and Guy Johnson and Emanuel Thompson, both of Southwest.Coaches of Jones County Junior College will serve as head coaches of the South Division teams.

Members of the North Division women’s team include Melvinisha Jenkins, Coahoma; Averyale Joy and Janesha Johnson, Northwest; Jabria Pounds and Marlee Hatcher, both of Itawamba; Shelby Wilbanks, Lakeiya Lane, and Timaya Stewart, all of Northeast; Lauren Brooks, Holmes; Quantesha Patterson and Anissa May, both of East Mississippi; and Ariana Sims, Mississippi Delta.

North Division men’s squad includes Cortavious Miller, Coahoma; Keelin Jackson and Donte Sterling, both of Northwest; Charles Brown and Quenten Taylor, both of Itawamba; Zach Hudson, Kendall Stafford, and Kendarius Smith, all of Northeast; Malik McNair, Holmes; Josh Skinner, East Mississippi; and Jabarie Escoffery and Michael Sission, both of Mississippi Delta.

Coaches of Holmes Community College will serve as head coaches of the North Division teams.
The MACJC All-Star Basketball Games will be streamed at Access is also available on the ECCC website at more information, contact ECCC head basketball coaches Crandal Porter (601-635-6372, or Robert Thompson (601-635-6370,