Boys basketball: Bossier’s Robinson named first team 4A All-State

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Bossier senior Larry Robinson III has been named to the Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 4A All-State boys basketball first team.

Robinson, a 6-0 guard, averaged 14 points, four rebounds and three assists for the state champion Bearkats. He was named the Most Outstanding Player in Bossier’s 42-39 victory over Washington-Marion in the state title game after scoring 10 points and grabbing 11 rebounds.

Benton senior guard Brandy Harris, the MVP on The Press-Tribune’s All-Parish team, was named honorable mention on the girls 4A All-State team. She averaged 19.7 points, 7.7 rebounds, 1.9 steals and 1.8 assists for the 1-4A champion Lady Tigers.

Robinson and Bossier junior Antonio Davis were also named to the All-District 1-4A first team. Davis, a 6-4 forward, led the Bearkats in rebounding at nine a game. The duo helped Bossier win the district championship.

Fair Park’s Donnie Perkins was named the All-District 1-4A MVP.

Robinson was the MVP on The Press-Tribune’s All-Parish boys team and Davis was a first-team selection.

McDonogh 35’s De’Jon Jarreau was named the boys All-State Outstanding Player. The 6-5 Jarreau averaged 17.5 points, 5.6 rebounds and 4.8 assists. He made 59 percent of his shots from the floor.

Washington-Marion’s Albert Hartwell was named boys Coach of the Year. Hartwell guided a team with just two seniors to a 22-9 record and state runner-up finish.

Kourtney Weber of state champion Ursuline was named the girls MVP. A 5-10 sophomore, Weber averaged 19 points, eight rebounds and four assists. Ursuline’s Andrea Williams was named Coach of the Year.

Three teams that Bossier defeated in the playoffs — A.J. Ellender, St. Thomas More and Washington-Marion — had representatives on the boys first team.

Ellender’s Quentin Scott, a 6-6 senior, averaged 22.0 points, St. Thomas More’s Devante Benjamin, a 6-3 senior, averaged 16.0. Washington Marion’s Christian Edwards, a 6-5 junior, averaged 15.7.

Woodlawn senior guard Telvin Thomas, who averaged 17.0 points, made the second team.

— Staff Reports