Azalea Orthopedics Announces Coaches and Team Members for 2014 All-Star Classic Game

Azalea Orthopedics Announces Coaches and Team Members for 2014 All-Star Classic Game

From Azalea Orthopedics:

TYLER, TX - The Azalea Orthopedics All-Star high school basketball games have been set for April 12, 2014 in the Wagstaff Gymnasium on the Tyler Junior College campus. The game, which is in its eleventh year, is sponsored by Azalea Orthopedics. The Classic gives high school seniors in the East Texas area the opportunity to showcase their talent for colleges and hometown fans.

Area seniors are nominated by their high school coaches and are selected by an All Star selection panel.

"We are pleased to announce this year's coaches and team members for both the girls and boys teams for the All-Star Classic," said Dan Fuller, Azalea head athletic trainer and coordinator of the annual event. They are as follows:

Boys East Team

Coach: Brett Carr from Tatum High School

Casey Carr, Tatum

Klifton Willis, Tatum

Verlo Levels, Grace

Caleb Johnston, REL

Jamal Curtis, Rivercrest

Anfernee Ross, Troup

Cadell Williams, Longview

Spencer Shaw, Whitehouse

Bryce Westbrook, Douglas

Noah Burwell, Hawkins

Boys West Team

Coach: Owen Clifton from Grapeland High School

Patrick Walker, Grapeland

Nick Johnson, Crandall

Anthony Sanders, Athens

Octavious Crear, LaPoynor

Mason Motal, LaPoynor

Jared Bragdon, Brownsboro

Reese Frosch, Canton

Zachris Sturns, Alto

Raybon Riden, Jacksonville

KeAunte Humber, John Tyler

Girls East Team

Coach: Jaqueeta Brown from Kilgore High School

Tony Burks, Kilgore

Brook Lee, Gorman

Audrey Popelar, Spring Hill

Brooke Stewart, Whitehouse

Haley Stuart, Sabine

Shay Ross, Chaple Hill

Tierney Reddic, West Rusk

Jacy Lloyd, Harmony

Kaylah Starling, Tatum

Christy Whitaker, Nacogdoches

Girls West Team

Coach: Denise Lincoln from Kerens High School

Marqueshia Kelly, Kerens

Taylor Ames, Kerens

Paige Murphy, Lindale

Jasmine Parson, Jacksonville

Kelsey Blankinship, Rusk

Bridgett Taylor, Bullard

Chasity Cooper, Frankston

Sidney Hightower, Brownsboro

Kelcee Harwood, All Saints

Carenza Johnson, Alto

"In the past we have had some very talented athletes play in these games, we are very fortunate to continue with that tradition," explains Fuller. He also added that areas of East and West divide teams geographically.

The team practices are scheduled for the following:

Monday, April 7th - Wagstaff Gym

Girls West practice at 6:00PM

Boys West practice at 7:30PM

Tuesday April 8th - Wagstaff Gym

Girls East practice at 6:00PM

Boys East practice at 7:30PM

Doors open at 5:00 p.m. on April 12. The girls' game time is slated for 5:30 p.m. with the boys' game to follow at approximately 7:00 p.m. Ticket prices are $6.00 for adults and $3.00 for children under the age of 10.

All proceeds from the All-Star game are donated to the Bethesda Clinic.