Youth league athletes ready for actionBy CLAY MCFERRIN,
Pictured are members of the Charleston-based Tallahatchie Delta Youth League who are participating in area basketball competition this year.
The six-game schedule features games against teams from Greenwood, Ruleville, Coffeeville and Tutwiler, followed by a postseason tournament in Greenwood. All contests are played on Saturday and include multiple tipoffs to match young players in several age groups.
Pictured in front (from left) are Will Batteast, Serenity Roberts, Latricia Cauthern, Kassidy James, Madison Bernard, Kylie Buckley, Carmis Hill, Allison Johnson, Arnez Booker and Markell Kimble. In the second row (from left) are Tyson Nunaley, Vincent Leavy Jr., Honesty Brown, Adora Brown, Dynasti Gordon, Kylie Hamilton, Malia Hill, Neveah Douglas, Lamiyah Brown, Kenedria Horton, Madison Woodard, Armani Smith and Madison Johnson. In the third row (from left) are Jada Leavy, Tito Ellis Jr., Alyssa Davis, Laquero Crowder, Maquavious Kimble, Demarion Johnson, Kyle Eggleston, Joshua Johnson, DiMicheal Townes, Quintel Lyons, Deandre Booker, Akayla Hicks and Lemar Frost. The fourth row features (from left) Taneriea Brooks, Cameron Washington, Tambria Price, Tykeria Davis, Diekyra Bradford, Delonte Gary, Shakemia Dogan, Darian Woodall, Timothy Kirk, Nathan Woods, Alvin Anderson, Termarkus Welch and TerMyihias Welch. In the fifth row (from left) are Tyler Tellis, Tralisa Prince, Samaiya Cauthern, Verdarius Thigpen, Jamarian Thomas, Branderious Bankston, John Hamilton and Deonte Boyd. Not pictured are DeMoria Shannon, TaMoria Shannon, Amia Wright, Amar Brown, Reginald Walker, LaChristie Bernard, Patrick Goliday, Devon Olive, Tasiyah Edwards, Cassidy Patterson, Alysun McIntyre, Y’kevia Taylor, Kaydren Davis, Ta’Mya Sanders, Caley Patterson, Jabari Frieson, Sakaryion Richardson, Joshua Hardiman, Tyler Kimble, Cha’Derious Boclair, Eric Hampton and La’Andre Goliday.
(Photo by Clay McFerrin)