The Pensacola Sports Association recently announced the rosters for the 2013 Subway High School All-Star Basketball Games which will be played Friday, March 8 at Pensacola State College.
Four Navarre High School seniors, two boys and two girls, will play for the East teams. Lydia Brunet and Jessica Reyes will represent the Lady Raiders in the girls’ game at 6 p.m. and Jean Quinones and Rasheed Williams will represent the Raiders in the boys’ game at 8 p.m.
The games feature select seniors from Escambia County on the West teams and seniors from Okaloosa and Santa Rosa counties on the East squad.
The Andrews Institute, the series’ official sports medicine provider, is a presenting sponsor of the event. Area Subway restaurants are sponsoring the All-Star series, featuring games in football, volleyball, soccer, basketball, baseball and softball, for the third season. For more information, go to www.subwaypsaallstars.com.
Cantonment Tate High School coach Clyde Abney will lead the boys’ West team and Pine Forest coach Chris Godwin is guiding the girls’ West squad. Kenneth Hughes of Pace will lead the East girls and Crestview’s Ken Meisner will coach the East boys.
Tickets to the game are $8 and $6 with a canned-food donation for Manna Food Bank.
Additionally, $1 of every ticket sold will be donated to the Dr. Alec Kessler Foundation. Kessler, a former NBA player for the Miami Heat, was an orthopedic surgeon at the Andrews Institute who died in 2007. The foundation was created to award two to four scholarships each year to outstanding local scholar-athletes.
Below are the All-Star rosters; final game rosters are subject to change.
n West boys: David Weathers, Deron Moreno, Auston Powell and Roderick Carmichael from Pensacola High; Joe Wachob from East Hill; Grover Brown Jr., Kevontarious Williams and Javon Williams from Washington; Maquis Cathings from Escambia; Devin Miller from West Florida; Trent Hershberges from Pensacola Christian; Shamar Johnson, Charlie Wilson, Damarcus Glover, Damarion Boggan and Zanavion Williams from Pine Forest; Dyshun White and Laderious Franklin from Northview; and Travis Walton from Tate .
n West girls: Jereaka Ephfrom and Kierra Williams from West Florida; Jayla King, Tia Sanders, Jasmine McCants and Latonya Miller from Pine Forest; Ali O’Brien, Alex Loomis and Jardae Ward from Tate; Chelsey Gibson and D’Arcy Draper from Pensacola; Tijuana Weatherspoon and Kim Bethea from Escambia; Shaquanna Jones and Morgan Payne from Northview; and Phaedra Harris from Catholic.
n East boys: Isaiah Jones, Demichael McQueen and David Tober from Milton; Jonathan Buckelew, Clay Hancock and Roman Domofro from Crestview; Jean Quinones and Rasheed Williams from Navarre; Tommy Calloway from Laurel Hill; Michael Hawkins and Dylan Williams from Choctawhatchee; Garrett Sanders from Baker; Nicholas Haynes, Connor Ellis and Brandon Mosley from Niceville; Tyrone Culbreth and McKinnely Stephens from Fort Walton Beach; Nick Bookout and Randy Halpin from Gulf Breeze; and Brice Moore from Pace.
n East girls: Rachel Moorer, Mckenzie Ervin, Mckenzie Wheelus and Mckenna Wyrosdick from Pace; Elizabeth Hoehn, Nanci Suarez and Haydn Ilano from Gulf Breeze; Brittany Salter from Fort Walton Beach; Kerrie York and Jasmine Horne from Crestview; Jessica Reyes and Lydiah Brunet from Navarre; Cassidy Anderson, Bethany Chestnut and Sarah Hudson from Baker; Lauren Day and Caneisaya Matthews from Choctawhatchee; Dani Douglas and Amanda Demma from Niceville; and Natalie Jernigan from Central.
About the Pensacola Sports Association (PSA) – The PSA, founded in 1954, is one of the oldest sports associations/commissions in the United States. Today the PSA manages or assists in numerous events each year throughout the Escambia, Santa Rosa and Okaloosa county areas. Events include a high school all-star series, flag football, 5K and 15K runs, marathons, triathlons, bicycle races, collegiate national championships, and annual awards and scholarships banquets to name a few. The PSA is dedicated to building a better community through sports.