Rockdale’s Shaquice May was named to the All-Citizen first team. 

Player of the Year: Sade Harrell, Heritage, Jr. 

Heritage's Sade Harrell averaged 15 points, 8.8 rebounds, 2.3 steals and two blocks per game all while helping lead the Patriots to their first-ever playoff win. Harrell led the area in points and rebounds this season. 

Coach of the Year: Sean Turley, Rockdale

Turley helped guide the Rockdale girls basketball team to the Region 8-AAAAAAA title, the school's first since 1984. The Bulldogs also made their second straight Sweet 16 appearance. 

Co-Freshmen of the Year: Lia Edwards and Nylah Williams, Rockdale

Both Lia Edwards and Nylah Williams turned in terrific freshman seasons for Rockdale. Edwards averaged 8.2 points, 3.5 rebounds, 2.1 steals and 1.6 assists.  Williams averaged 8.2 points, seven rebounds and 1.2 steals. 

Most Improved Player: Stephan Sellers, Rockdale, Jr. 

Rockdale's Sellers made huge strides during the 2019-20 season averaging 5.1 points, 7.3 rebounds and 1.2 blocks. Sellers averaged only 0.7 points and 2.3 rebounds in 11 games as a sophomore. 


⬥ Ajoyous Tuggle, Alcovy, Sr.

Averaged 10.7 points, 7.6 rebounds, 1.4 steals

⬥ Shaquice May, Rockdale, Jr.

Averaged 12.6 points, 2.6 assists, 1.8 steals

⬥ Kristyn Goshay, Heritage, Jr.

Averaged 12.2 points, 5.1 rebounds, 3.4 assists, 2.9 steals

⬥ Ashleigh Norris, Newton, Soph.

Averaged 15 points, 2 rebounds, 2 steals

⬥ T’Niah Douglas, Eastside, Sr.

Averaged 11.3 points, 4.8 rebounds, 3 steals, 2 assists


Alana Moore, Rockdale, Jr.

Maka’ya Cushion, Newton, Sr.

Ashanti Wright, Newton, Sr.

Alysee Dobbs, Eastside, Sr.

Dasia Burgess, Eastside, Sr. 


Jaliyah Weekes, Heritage, Fr. 

Tijunna Freeman, Newton, Sr. 

Unique Reed, Alcovy, Sr. 

Serai Johnson, Alcovy, Sr. 

Lizzie Teasley, Eastside, Soph. 

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Sports Editor

A 2017 graduate of the University of North Georgia, Colin joined the Rockdale/Newton Citizen in March of 2018 as the papers' full-time sports editor. A 2013 graduate of Jackson County High School, Colin received a golf scholarship to Andrew College.

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