SECRD Midget Allstar Team places second in district tournament
by Emanuel County Live | February 28, 2011 4:43 pm
Swainsboro-Emanuel County Recreation Department’s Midget Boys Allstar Basketball Team finished runner-up in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association 2011 First District Class “B” Tournament. Hosted by Thomson-McDuffie Recreation and Leisure Services, the tournament was played Feb. 19-22 in Thomson.
Swainsboro-Emanuel was defeated by Dublin by a score of 55-45 in the championship game played Feb. 22. Scoring in the final game for Swainsboro-Emanuel were Marlon Rucker-11 pts.; Martavious Bradford-10 pts.; Da’Shon Givens-7 pts.; Justin Harris-6 pts.; Ja’Quan Akins-4 pts.; Tyrone Harden-2 pts.; and William Givens-2 pts.
Swainsboro-Emanuel began tournament play Feb. 19 defeating Effingham County 44-23. Scoring for the local boys were Justin Harris-10 pts.; Ja’Quan Akins-6 pts.; Marlon Rucker-6 pts.; Da’Shon givens-6 pts.; Martavious Bradford-4 pts.; Zaveion Ricks-4 pts.; Tyrone Harden-4 pts.; and Marvin Smith-4 pts.
Swainsboro-Emanuel went on to defeat Thomson in their second tournament game on Feb. 21. Final score was 53-50. Scoring were Martavious Bradford-18 pts.; Ja’Quan Akins-14 pts.; Justin Harris-8 pts.; Marlon Rucker-7 pts.; and Tyrone Harden-6 pts.
Members of the Allstar team are Martavious Bradford, Zaveion Ricks, Tyrone Harden, Marlon Rucker, Ja’Quan Akins, Jarrett Durden, William Givens, Justin Harris, Da’Shon Givens and Marvin Smith. Coaches are Gregory Waters, Jacobi Brown and Elton Webb.