White Oak’s Levi Yancy + Tatum’s Javolick Garrett Named THSCA All-Stars
Two East Texas boys basketball players have been named Texas High High School Coaches Association all-starts with the team's Wednesday release.
White Oak's Levi Yancy and Tatum's Javolick Garrett will represent the region at the 7 p.m. July 29 THSCA all-star game at TCU's Daniel-Meyer Coliseum in Fort Worth.
The 6-foot-7 Yancy averaged 12 points, 10 rebounds, and three blocks for White Oak, which went 37-1 and for the second year in a row and won its second consecutive Class 2A state championship. The Texas Association of Basketball Coaches selected Yancy as its 2A Player of the Year and to the all-state and all-region teams.
Garrett led Tatum to a 30-9 record and the Class 2A Region III championship round, where the Eagles lost to White Oak. Garrett averaged 16.0 points, 4.2 rebounds, 4.1 assists, and 3.5 steals per game en route to TABC all-state and all-region honors. Garrett elevated his game in the playoffs, when he averaged 19.0 points in five contests.
Yancy will play for the South team coached by former Longview head coach and current Alief Elsik head coach Tim Martin. Garrett will play for the North. Yancy and Garrett are two of only three 2A players competing in the contest, which will feature 24 all-stars.