Loyd Star sweeps Lincoln County Junior High championship tournament

Published 9:00 am Saturday, December 16, 2023

The Loyd Star Hornets took first place in  both the boys’ and girls’ brackets of the recent Lincoln County junior high basketball tournament. The LS girls’ team is coached by Russell Cruise. The team finished 10-0 for a second straight season and ended the season with a 20-game winning streak. The Loyd Star boys’ team is coached by Seth Britt and they went 8-2 in 2023.

Boys’ team members are Caston Ballard, Conner Smith, Bentley Ferguson, Jayden Evans, Hayden D’avy, Latrons Brothern; standing, from left, coach Seth Britt, Daniel Grantham, Cameon Leggett, Tradarius Jackson, Noah Netterville, Micah Townsend, Rocky Jackson, Carson Sellers, Tucker Smith, Blake Warren and coach Chris King.

Girls’ team members are Camille Creel, Kenzie Kay Lofton, Julia Speeg, Emily Leggett, Ann Claire Case; standing, from left, coach Russell Cruise, Chaney Williford, Riley Goldsmith, Lashanti Horton, Ava Britt, Lainey Smith, Mallory Sones, Emmalyn Smith, Leah Woods and coach Autumn Thornton. 

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