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North-South all-star squads for the upcoming AHSAA North-South All-Star Girls’ and Boys’ Basketball Games have been selected, which includes Opelika High School’s Kaitlyn Bryant. The two 15-member teams comprised of 2021 rising seniors were announced by Jamie Lee, Director of the Alabama High School Athletic Directors & Coaches Association (AHSADCA) last Wednesday.
The AHSADCA, which operates under the auspices of the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) will also host all-star games in football, baseball, softball, volleyball, boys’ and girls’ soccer, boys’ and girls’ cross country, tennis and golf during the All-Star Week. Those teams will be announced at a later date.
Coaches for the All-Star Basketball squads include:
(North Girls) Craig Thomas, Phil Campbell; Walter Hicks, Pleasant Grove; and Brant Llewellyn, Lauderdale County; (South Girls) Carolyn Wright, Central-Phenix City; Sally Jeter, Foley; and administrative coach Nigel Card, Saint James, , Elmore County; and administrative coach Virginia Franklin, Carver-Montgomery. Wright was inducted into the Alabama High School Sports Hall of Fame in the Class of 2019. She and her husband Bobby Wright (HOF Class of 2015) are the only husband and wife basketball coaches inducted into the Hall of Fame.
The North-South All-Star Basketball Games will be played July 14 in Montgomery. The site has not been determined. Both contests will be live-streamed by the NFHS Network.
For more information, visit www.ahsaa.com.