Liberty County junior guard Will Richardson was named the Region 2-AAA Basketball Player of the Year for the 2016-17 season.
Richardson averaged more than 30 points a game and is the fastest player in Liberty County High School history to reach 1,000 points.
Multiple Panthers were All-Region selections this year.
Senior Davion Mitchell, who has already committed to Auburn, was selected first team All-Region, while seniors Jaalon Frazier, Tyreon Freeman and Jyaunti Haggray were selected second team All-Region, and junior Nick Roberts was named honorable mention.
In the girls Region 2-AAA selection, senior forward Alyanna Flanders was selected to first team All-Region, while junior guard Destiny Craig and senior guard Jasmine Brooks were selected to the All-Region second team.
Senior forward Kiara Edwards and sophomore guard Asiagana Achane were named honorable mentions.
Region 2AAA Boy’s Basketball All-Region Team – 2016-17
Henry Blair, Long County, Jr.; Perrell Brisbane, Pierce County, Sr.; Davion Mitchell, Liberty County, Sr.; Devon Moore, Appling County, Sr.; Craige Saxton, Tattnall County, Jr.; Terry Smith, Long County, Jr.; Jaylin Williams, Brantley County, Soph,
Christian Bass, Long County, Jr.; LaShone Bobbitt, Tattnall County, Sr.; Mikell Collins, Brantley County, Sr.; Jaalon Frazier, Liberty County, Sr.; Tyreon Freeman, Liberty County, Sr.; Jyaunti Haggray, Liberty County, Sr; Stanley Heller, Appling County, Sr.; Ryheim Izzard, Long County, Jr.
J.J. Bethea, Pierce County, Sr.; Trent Gibson, Appling County, Jr; Joe Harris, Tattnall County, Soph.; Stephon Hugley, Long County, Jr.; Luke Hutto, Brantley County, Sr.; Charell Roberts, Liberty County, Sr.; Nick Roberts, Liberty County, Jr.; Khaelil Russell, Appling County, Jr.; Ziggy Shider, Pierce County, Soph
Region 2AAA Girl’s Basketball All-Region Team – 2016-17
Coach of the Year: Chris Freeman, Tattnall County
Player of the Year: Kashay Hankerson, Tattnall County
Elexxus Wrighton, Long County; Kayla Garrett, Tattnall County; Hallia Carl, Tattnall County; Alashia Wilkinson, Pierce County; Keara Clark, Pierce County, Caitlyn Morgan, Brantley County; Alyanna Flanders, Liberty County
Gabby Garner, Pierce County; Mary Puryear, Pierce County; Destiny Craig, Liberty County; Jasmine Brooks, Liberty County; Malaka Elix, Long County; Kinsley Dowling, Brantley County; Bree Dicker, Appling County; Amari Jones, Appling County
Brady Kicklighter, Tattnall County; Madison Berry, Tattnall County; Anazha Kincaid, Long County; Kiara Edwards, Liberty County; Asiagana Achane, Liberty County; Taylor Crews, Brantley County; McKenzy Kersey, Brantley County; Madison Puryear, Pierce County; Abby Cox, Pierce County; Jarade Hill, Appling County; K.K. Paulk, Appling County