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FIRST-YEAR VARSITY BASKETBALL PLAYER STEPHANIE CERVANTES NAMED FIRST TEAM ALL-REGION
Meredith Grill Earns Honorable Mention All-Region
Greensboro, Ga. (February 13, 2017) - Lake Oconee Academy completed its first year of varsity basketball competition in Region 7A this year. A season full of remarkable growth for the Lady Titans was capped off by the announcement that junior player and team captain Stephanie Cervantes was named one of five players on the First Team All-Region.
Cervantes led the team with an average of 12.7 points, 2.9 assists and 2.9 steals per game, and was second on the team with 6.8 rebounds per game.
"There is nobody that works harder than Stephanie," said head coach Kevin Furtado. "She is always in the gym working on her game and is a truly unselfish player who thinks of her teammates first. We are very proud of her accomplishment as a First Team All-Region player."'
Junior Meredith Grill was awarded Honorable Mention All-Region. Her tenacity on the court resulted in 8.7 points and 7.0 rebounds per game.
Photo: Juniors Stephanie Cervantes (left) and Meredith Grill (right) are leading the Lady Titans after LOA's first season of varsity basketball.