North-South basketball game set Friday
SOUTH CHARLESTON — Class A boys basketball state champion Tug Valley’s duo of Mikey Newsome and Austin Brewer join forces again Friday at the North-South All-Star Basketball Classic in the South Charleston Civic Center.
Activities begin Friday at 6:15 p.m. with free throw, slam dunk and 3-point shooting competitions before the game tips off at 7:30 p.m.
The South roster includes Newsome, a 6-foot guard who scored 17.8 points per game last season, and the 6-2 Brewer (15.1) along with 6-1 Levi Jordan from Buffalo (17.1) and 6-4 Mackenzie Martin from Chapmanville (21.3).
Top scorers from last season on the South squad are 6-1 Luke Eddy from George Washington (26.2) and 6-4 Brett Morris from Webster County (25.9).
State player of the year Donte’ Grantham, a 6-7 forward from Martinsburg, leads the North side.
Martinsburg won the Class AAA state title with Grantham averaging 18.3 points.
Luke Eddy, 6-1, George Washington
Mikey Newsome, 6-0, Tug Valley
Keith Mullins, 6-1, Greater Beckley
Ra’Shaud Kincaid, 5-9, South Charleston
Austin Brewer, 6-2, Tug Valley
Brett Morris, 6-4, Webster Co.
Matt Dolan, 5-10, Scott
Zach Casto, 6-2, Charleston Catholic
Angelo Sirianni, 6-1, Nitro
Levi Jordan, 6-1, Buffalo
Mackenzie Martin, 6-4, Chapmanville
Cody Morris, 6-5, Herbert Hoover
Josh Martin, 6-7, Greenbrier West
Coaches: Chuck Elkins, Buffalo; Rick Greene, George Washington
Jalen Lewis, 6-2, Martinsburg
Iziah Hill, 6-1, Robert C. Byrd
Tyler Sprouse, 6-0, Bridgeport
Jordan Robinson, 6-4, Martinsburg
Travon Horton, 6-1, Fairmont Senior
Doug Dennis, 6-0, Parkersburg South
Andrew Davis, 6-2, Ritchie Co.
Shaquille Washington, 6-3, Fairmont Senior
Deion Cunningham, 6-0, University
Mitchell Koch, 6-4, Preston
Donte’ Grantham, 6-7, Martinsburg
Travis Tomer, 6-5, University
Logan Opyoke, 6-5, Clay-Battelle
Coaches: Dave Rogers, Martinsburg; Tom Yester, Morgantown