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2012 ALBANY HERALD SUPER 6: Boys and girls teams

BOYS TEAM:

Jabari McGhee, Monroe

Height: 6-foot-7.

Year: Senior.

Position: Forward.

Why he’s here: Averaged 18 points and 11 rebounds as a junior and is the only returning Super 6 player from last season on this year’s team. He’s currently receiving interest from several Division I schools, including Georgia, Auburn, Ole Miss and Georgia Southern.

T.J. Cromer, Westover

Height: 6-foot.

Year: Senior.

Position: Guard.

Why he’s here: A slick ball-handler who can hit the outside shot or drive and finish. He led Westover in scoring as a junior, averaging 21.4 points per game.

Ramello Carter, Deerfield

Height: 5-foot-10.

Year: Senior.

Position: Guard.

Why he’s here: Carter has been the court leader at DWS for three years and led the Knights in scoring as a junior, averaging 19.5 points a game. He also averaged 3.5 assists and three steals a game.

Jermaine Hartsfield, Mitchell County

Height: 6-foot-4.

Year: Senior.

Position: Forward.

Why he’s here: Was a big reason the Eagles reached the Elite 8 round of the Class A state playoffs last year. He averaged a double-double (10 points,10 rebounds) and has been helped Herald No. 4 Mitchell start out 6-1 entering Saturday.

Kel Miller, Westover

Height: 6-foot-2.

Year: Senior.

Position: Forward.

Why he’s here: Valuable member of Westover’s state playoff team last season and has emerged as a leader this year for the 5-2 Patriots, averaging almost 20 points a game. He scored a career-high 28 against state No. 2 Tift recently.

Gary McCrae, Randolph-Clay

Height: 6-foot-5.

Year: Sophoore.

Position: Forward.

Why he’s here: It’s not often a sophomore makes this list, but McCrae is the real deal. Averaged a double-double last year as a freshman and is averaging the same this season for The Herald No. 3 Red Devils with 23 points and 12 rebounds a game.


GIRLS TEAM:

Nasheema Oliver, Crisp County

Height: 6-foot-2.

Year: Junior.

Position: Center.

Why she’s here: Averaged 18 points and 12 rebounds a game as a junior and has led the Lady Cougars in scoring and rebounding for the past two seasons. A double-double player every night and can dominate the game, Oliver is already getting numerous looks from major Division I programs.

Madi Mitchell, Crisp Academy

Height: 6-foot.

Year: Junior.

Position: Center.

Why she’s here: Clearly the best girls player in all of GISA who has led her team to the past two Class A state titles. She averaged 22 points and 11 rebounds and three blocks a game as a sophomore and is a averaging 23 points a game this year with at least 19 in seven of Crisp’s first 10 games.

Briunna Freeman, Pelham

Height: 5-foot-10.

Year: Soph.

Position: Forward.

Why she’s here: Averaged 17 points, 11 rebounds and three steals as a freshman and is Pelham’s leader and go-to-girl as a sophomore. She has scored 42 points in her first two games this season for The Herald No. 5-ranked Lady Hornets.

A'Miracle Jones, Mitchell County

Height: 5-foot-8.

Year: Junior.

Position: Forward.

Why she’s here: Led Mitchell County to the region title and a berth in the Elite 8 round of the Class A state playoffs as a sophomore last year as she averaged 17.6 points and 16.7 rebounds a game last season.

Brandi Buie, Calhoun County

Height: 5-foot-6.

Year: Junior.

Position: Guard.

Why she’s here: Is one of the top guards in Southwest Georgia and led Calhoun as a sophomore, averaging 22.4 points a game. She is off to another great year as a junior with four games of 20 points of more so far for the Lady Cougars.

Key Key Price, Monroe

Height: 5-foot-6.

Year: Sophomore.

Position: Guard.

Why she’s here: Emerged in the second half of the season last year as a freshman and was one of the big reasons Monroe reached the Elite 8. She is back as a sophomore and the leader of The Herald’s top-ranked girls team. She scored a career-high 29 points against Westover on Friday night.