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April 22, 2014

Horne named to MaxPreps freshman squad

TIFTON — Chalk up one more for the Tift County boys basketball team. Another list of honors was released this week and not surprisingly, a local player was honored.

Preston Horne was the latest to pick up an award, being named to the CBS MaxPreps Freshman All-American team as an honorable mention selection. Twenty-five players were named total.

Horne scored 359 points in 31 games with the Devils for an average of 11.6. He had a game high of 28 points at Lowndes and scored 24 against Osceola (Fla.). Tift went 29-3 overall and won the state championship. Horne had 9 in the final against Wheeler.

The only other Georgia player named was James Walker Jr. of Jonesboro High. He was a first team pick.

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The 2014 Tift County Lady Devils volleyball team. Summer Bennett, Chat Butts, Carolina Carter, Kaleigh Hobby, Molly Jones, Savannah Kendrick, Mariena McCullough, Dail Adaway, Vanity Golson, Alex Miller, Taylor Nimmo, Amanda Riddle, Logan Seeman, Taylor Cross, Karina Delgado, Audrey McElhaney, Madison Spivey, Julianna Cross and Olivia Thomas Assistants are Dana Fletcher and Chance Benson. Head coach is Courtney Mitchell.

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