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Troup’s Richard Lacy + Frankston’s Corey Warren Share MVP Honors on 18-2A All-District Boys Basketball Squad

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Frankston’s Corey Warren (30) is defended by Troup’s Richard Lacy during Frankston’s 53-42 win in early February. Warren and Lacy were named District 18-2A co-Most Valuable Players. (© Christopher R. Vinn/

The players who led Troup and Frankston to a district co-championship were honored with the league’s Most Valuable Player award, as voted by the district’s coaches.

Troup senior Richard Lacy and Frankston senior Corey Warren were named co-MVP with the release of the 18-2A all-district boys basketball team. Troup’s Jody Sory and Frankston’s Robert Loper shared Coach of the Year accolades. Both teams reached the Class 2A Region III second round after each going 13-1 in district play.

Hawkins junior Noah Burwell was named Offensive MVP, while Sabine senior Ashley Dukes was named Defensive MVP. Troup sophomore Blake Lynch was tabbed as the district’s Newcomer of the Year.

Frankston, Troup, and Hawkins each had two players on the all-district first team.


  • Co-MVP — Richard Lady, Sr., Troup and Corey Warren, Sr., Frankston
  • Offensive MVP — Noah Burwell, Jr., Hawkins
  • Defensive MVP — Ashley Dukes, Sr., Sabine
  • Newcomer of the Year — Blake Lynch, Soph., Troup
  • Co-Coaches of the Year — Troup’s Jody Sory and Frankston’s Robert Loper


First Team

  • Tye Griffin, Sr., Frankston
  • Ozzie Buckner, Sr., Frankston
  • Bradly Stewart, Sr., Troup
  • Shaq Rollins, Sr., Troup
  • Kevron Jackson, Jr., Winona
  • Michael Roberson, Sr., Arp
  • Alan Peralta, Sr., Harmony
  • Tristan Edwards, Sr., West Rusk
  • Lavon Davis, Soph., Hawkins
  • Hunter Fair, Sr., Hawkins


Second Team

  • Reid Rendon, Sr., Harmony
  • Hunter Clark, Sr., Troup
  • Cody Sauce, Soph., Sabine
  • O’Shean Jagot, Soph., Sabine
  • Mikechell Potts, Soph., Arp
  • Andre Summer, Sr., Arp
  • Larry Thompson, Sr., Frankston
  • Gage Hart, Sr., Frankston
  • Drew Roden, Jr., Hawkins
  • John Michael Gattis, Sr., Hawkins
  • Trell VanZandt, Sr., West Rusk
  • Broderick Thompson, Sr., Winona

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