Daniel Nicholson, who averaged 17.7 points and 5.6 rebounds per game while helping Richland to its first Class A boys basketball state tournament berth in eight years, was named to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association’s all-state team that was released Wednesday.
The Raiders compiled a 26-2 record in a campaign that started with a 15-game winning streak and closed with a 56-55 loss to North Greene in the state tourney quarterfinals.
Other all-state honorees of area interest include Franklin’s Reed Kemp in Class AAA and Evan Eursher from Webb-Bell Buckle in Division II-A.
The teams in their entirety:
Class AAA – Davon Barnes, Collierville, Sr.; Keynan Cutlip, Science Hill, Jr.; Philip Dotson, Arlington, Jr.; Grant Hurst, Cleveland, Sr.; Reed Kemp, Franklin, Sr.; Amarr Knox, Bartlett, Jr.; Johnathan Lawson, Houston, Sr.; Brandon Miller, Cane Ridge, Jr.; Mason Miller, Houston, Sr.; Jonathan Milloway, Oak Ridge, Sr.; Ametri Moss, Northwest, Sr.; Matthew Schneider, Siegel, Sr.; Micah Simpson, Morristown East, Jr.; Grant Slatten, White Co., Sr.; John Windley, Brentwood, Sr.
Class AA – Dylan Bartley, Sullivan East, Jr.; Tylon Chatman, Haywood, So.; Dalton Colbert, Chester Co., Sr.; Gus Davenport, Cannon Co., Jr.; Jakobi Gillespie, Greeneville, Jr.; JaQuan Lax, Bolivar Central, Sr.; Brandon Maclin, South Side, Sr.; Trey Morrow, Scott, Jr.; Harper Neal, Kingston, Sr.; Colby Raymer, Kingston, Jr.; Alex Rush, Upperman, Sr.; Reid Satterfield, Greeneville, Jr.; Matthew Sells, Livingston Acad., Sr.; Kerrick Thorne, Howard, Sr.; Toris Woods, Bolivar Central, Sr.
Class A – Zach Amonett, Pickett Co., Jr.; Jalen Anglin, West Carroll, Jr.; Christian Ballard, Madison Academic, Sr.; Nathan Bowling, Oneida, Sr.; Trey Johnson, Cosby, Sr.; Cayden Jones, Monterey, Sr.; Demarkus Kee, Peabody, Jr.; Jordan McCullum, Harriman, Fr.; Kaleb Meredith, University High-Johnson City, Sr.; Daniel Nicholson, Richland, Sr.; Walter Peggs, Madison Academic, Sr.; Chriss Schutz, North Greene, Jr.; Grant Strong, Clay Co., Jr.; Dylan Woods, Memphis Acad. of Health Sciences, Sr.; Elijah Young, Gleason, Sr.
Division II-A – Alex Anderson, Tipton-Rosemark, Sr.; Dylan Arnold, Jackson Chr., Sr.; Tyler Byrd, Tipton-Rosemark, Jr.; R.J. Casey, Franklin Road Acad., Jr.; Daniel Egbuniwe, First Assembly Chr., Jr.; Evan Eursher, Webb-Bell Buckle, Jr.; Caden Johnson, Boyd Buchanan, So.; Kameron Jones, Evangelical Chr., Sr.; Braeden Moore, Christ Presbyterian Acad., Jr.; Jose Rodriguez, Concord Chr., Jr.; PJay Smith, Goodpasture, Sr.; Jaxon Toney, Harding Acad., Jr.; Lukas Walls, Knoxville Webb, So.; Isaiah West, Goodpasture, So.; Braden Zapp, Christ Presbyterian Acad., Sr.
Division II-AA – Blue Cain, Knoxville Catholic, So.; Malik Dia, Ensworth, Jr.; B.J. Edwards, Knoxville Catholic, Jr.; Jackson Francis, Montgomery Bell Acad., Jr.; Cooper Haynes, Briarcrest Chr., Fr.; Chandler Jackson, Christian Brothers, Jr.; Reese McMullen, Christian Brothers, Sr.; Trent McNair, Brentwood Acad., Jr.; Eric Rivers, McCallie; Handje Tamba, Knoxville Catholic, Jr.