Keeley Carter

Keeley Carter

Macon County High basketball standouts Keeley Carter and Jalynn Gregory were recently named to the the Tennessee Report All-State Girls Basketball Team in Class AA.

They are among 18 players selected in AA.

Carter, a junior guard, was selected as the District 8-AA Most Valuable Player (MVP), the 8-AA Tournament MVP and the Region 4-AA Tournament MVP. She was also named to the 8-AA All-Defensive Team.

Carter led the team in scoring (18.7 points per game), rebounding (7.5) and assists (3.7), and she also averaged 2.5 steals per game. She shot 53 percent from the field, 32 percent from three-point range and 85 percent from the free-throw line.

Gregory, a sophomore point guard, averaged 14.7 points, 4.3 rebounds, a team-leading 2.6 steals and 2.3 assists per game. She shot 38 percent from the field, 37 percent from three-point range and 84 percent at the free-throw line.

She made a team-best 86 3-pointers and was an 8-AA First Team All-District selection and the 8-AA Defensive Player of the Year.

They led the Tigerettes to a 31-6 record (a school record for victories in a single season), a District 8-AA co-championship during the regular season , the 8-AA Tournament title and the Region 4-AA Tournament title.

Macon County suffered a loss to eventual state champion Cheatham County in the Class AA State Tournament semifinal round.

Tennessee Report Class AA All-State Girls Basketball Team

Ivy Bales, Gatlinburg-Pittman

Keeley Carter, Macon County

Kimia Carter, Brianerd

Alexis Collins, Martin Westview

Gracee Dishman, Cumberland County

Abbi Douglas, Cheatham County

Jalynn Gregory, Macon County

Destiny Haworth, Alcoa

Akeria James, Craigmont

Reagan Johnson, Martin Westview

Quanardra Miller, Jackson South Side

Emmy Nelson, Cheatham County

Anya Patterson, Crockett County

Campbell Penland, Northview Academy

Tori Rutherford, Grainger

Makayla Transou, Jackson South Side

Khyla Wade-Warren, McNairy Central

Braelyn Wykle, South Greene