Region XIV basketball media day was held on Wednesday at Trinity Valley Community College. It’s where the conference coaches share and give insight on their upcoming seasons. TJC are the defending national champions, and Coach Trenia Tillis-Hoard wished she had brought the trophy to the presser.
Jackson died of breast cancer; she was first diagnosed in Sept. 2015 with stage 3 cancer, and after successful treatment, received the news in May 2016 that her cancer was in remission, according to UT Austin Athletics.
“There’s all kind of kids that compete and some of them are really good. It’s an honor to represent them,” Barrett Bennefield said. The Chireno student will be meeting with hundreds of other high school juniors and seniors from all over the country.
During Friday night’s game against Henderson, Marshall’s quarterback Collier Stone fakes the handoff and throws to Jacorey Smith who gets the ball knocked away, but catches it anyway and runs it in for a touchdown.