Douglass Lady Astros and Therrell Panthers Win 2A Baskeball State Championships


Excitement reverberated the Macon Centreplex as the Frederick Douglass High School Lady Astros made history claiming the 2019 GHSA 2A Girls Basketball Championship, the first basketball championship for the Lady Astros. If that wasn’t enough, immediately following their game, the D.M. Therrell High School Panthers boys’ basketball team was also victorious in bringing home the 2019 GHSA 2A Boys Basketball Championship title.

For the Lady Astros, they defeated the Early County High School Lady Bobcats girls 28-25. The championship team is coached by Head Coach Alana Allen and Assistant Coaches Morgan Jennings and Khaalidah Miller.
The players include: 1 Ashuntee Weems, #3 Nekiyah Thompson, #4 Ashley McKee, #5 Kayla Sesberry, #10 Kayla Pruitt, #12 Zhaniya Moreland, #21 Shakeria Freeman, #23 Carissa Merryweather, #30 Ikenya King, #33 Elise Griffin.The Therrell Panthers claimed their first championship in 40 years for the school when they defeated Vidalia 51-48. The players include: #1 Anthony Jones, #2 Johnathan Moody, #3 Antrell Williams, #4 Galen White, #5 Reggie Gay, #10 Mark Wardaw, #13 Anthony Murphy, #14 Adam McCloud, #20 Xavier McClendon, #34 Toriun Mull

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