Who Dunked Georgia High School Association Basketball 2023-24 All-State Honors?

By Prep Sports Report Staff | April 6, 2024

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The Georgia High School Association basketball season ended last month, and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC) and have released their All-State selections. Here's a look at some of the top players and teams recognized from the Savannah area.

Boys Basketball:

  • Class 4A: Benedictine's Caleb Jones, a junior guard, makes the AJC's First Team, while New Hampstead's senior guard Toland Daughtry III lands on the Second Team.
  • Class 3A: Johnson's senior guard Josh Quarterman earns a Second Team nod from the AJC.
  • Class A Division I: Savannah's junior guard Maki Joyner received First Team honors from the AJC, while teammate Jermaine Edwards and Woodville-Tompkins Jonathon Pickering received Honorable Mention. shoots deeper, recognizing:

  • Class AAAA: Jones is again recognized as the Class AAAA Best Scorer. Daughtry is lauded for his passing skills, earning the title of Best Passer. New Hampstead's impressive turnaround season, from 12-14 to 23-6 and an Elite Eight appearance, is highlighted as the Most Improved Team.
  • Class AAA: Johnson's coach, Chuck Campbell, takes home Coach of the Year honors after leading the team to a State Runner-Up finish and a Region 3 regular-season title. Freshman Rudy Anderson of Savannah Country Day is named Freshman of the Year. Senior guard Josh Quarterman is named to the Second Team, while teammate junior Favion Kirkwood and Savannah Country Day senior Robert Spaulding IV receive Honorable Mention.
  • Class A Division I: Blue Jacket Junior Maki Joyner of Savannah earns a First Team selection.

Girls Basketball:

The AJC recognizes several local players with Honorable Mention nods:

  • Class 6A: Senior Elena Hairston of South Effingham
  • Class 3A: Junior Destini Gooddine of Calvary Day and  senior Stella Oelschig of Savannah Country Day
  • Class A Division I: Senior guard Kayley Wedlow of Bryan County spotlights:

  • Class AAA: Beach freshman Mariah Reid as the Most Underrated Player.
  • Class A Division I: Senior guard Kayley Wedlow of Bryan County and senior center Brianna Pelote of Woodville-Tompkins received honorable mention, with Pelote also being named Class A Division I's Best Shot Blocker.

Congratulations to the talented athletes and coaches from the Savannah area who excelled on the basketball court this season! It's an honor for them to be recognized by two primary sources of high school basketball information in Georgia, and well done to all who received recognition.


PHOTO CREDIT: Richard Burkhart/Savannah Morning News

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