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Alabama's Mr. and Ms. Basketball named for 2017

Mr. and Ms. Basketball 2017 (Source: WSFA 12 News) Mr. and Ms. Basketball 2017 (Source: WSFA 12 News)

For the second straight year, John Petty can call himself the best high school basketball player in the state of Alabama. He won his second Alabama Sports Writer Association Mr. Basketball award at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Montgomery Tuesday.

Petty, a University of Alabama commit, helped lead Mae Jemison to the AHSAA Class 5A state title this season.

On the girl's side, one of Fever Country's own took home the Ms. Basketball crown. Brew Tech's Bianca Jackson earned the honors after her incredible season. She averaged just under 25 points per game for the Rams. Jackson will be heading to South Carolina to continue her career as she has committed to the defending NCAA Champs, the South Carolina Gamecocks.

Full List of Winners:
Boys- Artavious Billups, Macon-East
Girls- Tazsa Garret-Hammond, Springwood

Class 1A:
Boys- Diante Wood, Sacred Heart
Girls- River Baldwin, Pleasant Home

Class 2A:
Boys- Anquaevious Pollard, LaFayette
Girls- Kirstin Brown, Tanner

Class 3A:
Boys- Shy Cunningham, Midfield
Girls- Allie Craig Cruce- Lauderdale County

Class 4A:
Boys- Herb Jones, Hale County
Girls- Queen Ford, Sipsey Valley

Class 5A:
Boys- John Petty, Mae Jemison
Girls- Bianca Jackson, Brewbaker Tech

Class 6A:
Boys- Alex Reese, Pelham
Girls- Ajah Wayne, Homewood

Class 7A:
Boys- Trendon Watford, Mountain Broom
Girls- Haley Troup, Gadsden City

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