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Check out the 2016 All-South Mississippi Girls Basketball Team

TIM ISBELL/SUN HERALDThe 2016 Sun Herald All-South Mississippi Girls Basketball team: left to right, Adyn Strickland, Jamaya Galloway, Jailin Cherry and Morgan McCrea. Back row, Aarmanii McDaniel, LaMiracle Sims, Simone Jackson, Casey Ferguson and Ameshya Williams. Not pictured are D.J. Blackston, Savannah Jones, Deona Morgan and Daphane White.
TIM ISBELL/SUN HERALDThe 2016 Sun Herald All-South Mississippi Girls Basketball team: left to right, Adyn Strickland, Jamaya Galloway, Jailin Cherry and Morgan McCrea. Back row, Aarmanii McDaniel, LaMiracle Sims, Simone Jackson, Casey Ferguson and Ameshya Williams. Not pictured are D.J. Blackston, Savannah Jones, Deona Morgan and Daphane White.

2016 All-South Mississippi Girls Basketball Team

D.J. Blackston

School: Ocean Springs

Class: Senior

Position: Guard

Stats/accolades: 11.9 ppg, 3.7 spg; Led the Lady Greyhounds to a 19-9 record; first-team All-Region 7-6A; All-South Mississippi honorable mention in 2015.

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Jailin Cherry

School: Pascagoula

Class: Junior

Position: Guard

Stats/accolades: 14 ppg, 19 rpg, 6 apg, 5 spg; Receiving interest from numerous programs, including Georgia, Florida, Arizona and Southern Miss; two-time All-South Mississippi.

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Casey Ferguson

School: D'Iberville

Class: Junior

Position: Guard

Stats/accolades: 21.0 ppg, 10.7 rpg, 4.1 spg; The 5-foot-10 guard has averaged double-doubles the last two seasons.

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Jamaya Galloway

School: Bay High

Class: Junior

Position: Guard

Stats/accolades: 16.8 ppg, 5.0 pg, 5.7 apg, 2.8 spg; Region 8-4A MVP; Two-time All-South Mississippi.

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Simone Jackson

School: Bay High

Class: Senior

Position: Forward

Stats/accolades: 12.8 ppg, 6.8 rbg; Most Valuable Offensive Player in 8-4A; The 6-foot-1 senior has signed with Delta State.

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Savannah Jones

School: St. Martin

Class: Senior

Position: Guard/Forward

Stats/accolades: 23.6 ppg, 10.0 rbg, 3.1 apg; three-time All-South Mississippi; Region 7-6A MVP; signed with South Alabama.

Morgan McCrea

School: St. Patrick

Class: Junior

Position: Guard

Stats/accolades: 20.4 ppg 3.6 spg; MVP of Region 8-3A; standout on softball team.

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Aarmanii McDaniel

School: Gulfport

Class: Senior

Position: Forward Stats/accolades: 10 ppg, 10.1 rpg; All-Region 8-6A; signed with Pearl River CC.

Deona Morgan

School: St. Martin

Class: Senior

Position: Guard

Stats/accolades: 11.6 ppg, 4.1 apg, 2.6 spg; also a softball standout; All-Region 7-6A; signed with Tallahassee Community College.

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LaMiracle Sims

School: Moss Point

Class: Junior

Position: forward

Stats/accolades: 15.3 ppg, 14.0 rpg; All-Region 8-4A; region defensive MVP; receiving interest from Southern Miss, Tulane.

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Adyn Strickland

School: Harrison Central

Class: Senior

Position: Forward

Stats/accolades: 17.6 ppg, 8.3 rpg, 2.5 spg; signed with Pearl River CC; All Region team.

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Daphane White

School: St. Martin

Class: Sophomore

Stats/accolades: 11.7 ppg, 13.6 rpg, 8.8 bpg; Region 7-6A Defensive Player of the Year.

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Ameshya Williams

School: West Harrison

Class: Senior

Stats/accolades: 24.6 ppg, 14.2 rpg, 2.8 spg; three-time All-South Mississippi; signed with Mississippi State.

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Otis Gates

School: West Harrison

Accolade: Coach of Year

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