HENDERSON — Several basketball players from Warren County High School and J.F. Webb High School have received recognition from the Northern Carolina 1A/2A Conference for their achievements on the court during the 2020-21 season.
Although her team finished 2-8, Warren County junior Nakira Bullock earned the Conference Player of the Year Award by averaging 18.3 points per game. Her teammate, sophomore Katelyn Richardson, also joined her on the All-Conference team.
J.F. Webb saw two players from its women’s basketball program make the All-Conference team after recording a 7-3 overall record. Junior Ta’ida Tucker led Webb in scoring and rebounding with 15.6 points and 6.4 rebounds a game. Sophomore Isreal Thorpe followed closely behind in scoring with 14.8 points per game, and led the program in steals with 4.1 a game.
Sophomore Tierre McCaden, who averaged 12.1 points per game, 4.7 rebounds per game and 1.8 steals per game, was selected as an honorable mention on the All-Conference team.
For men’s basketball, J.F. Webb and Warren County each had one representative from their roster qualify as an All-Conference selection.
Sophomore Markeevis Latta played an instrumental role in J.F. Webb finishing 6-6 in the first year of head coach Alex Tharp’s tenure by averaging a team-high 17.9 points a game. The Warriors’ leading rebounder, senior Jamarion Dunkins, and their second leading scorer, Javon Bullock, were named honorable mentions. Freshman Aaron Bolton earned All-Conference recognition for Warren County after his team went winless through 11 games. He averaged 9.9 points per game.
The full list of Northern Carolina 1A/2A All-Conference recipients can be found below.
Player of the Year: Nakira Bullock — Warren County
Coach of the Year: Jim Whitmire — Roanoke Rapids
Logan Abram — Roanoke Rapids
Kylie Wade — Roanoke Rapids
Rylie Wade — Roanoke Rapids
Kaitlyn Adams — Bunn
Alexis Perry — Bunn
Ta’ida Tucker — J.F. Webb
Isreal Thorpe — J.F. Webb
Trinity Williams — Gran- ville Central
Katelyn Richardson — Warren County
Nakira Bullock — Warren County (POY)
Aubri Bryan — South Granville
Skyler Wade — Roanoke Rapids
Ella King — Roanoke Rapids
Susanna Odom — Roanoke Rapids
Carlee Tart — Bunn
TyDaja Mickens — Bunn
Destini Bland — South Granville
Tierre McCaden — J.F. Webb
Ayani Bagley — Granville Central
Player of the Year: Terence Harcum — Granville Central
Coach of the Year: Patrick Reynell
Bobby Pettiford — South Granville
Collin Tanner — South Granville
Kaleb Hedgepath — South Granville
Terence Harcum (POY) — Granville Central
Jamari Mann — Granville Central
Kalvin Johnson — Granville Central
Ah’Quay Mosley — Bunn
Jai Austin — Bunn
Markeevis Latta — J.F. Webb
Aaron Bolton — Warren County
Ethan Sledge — Roanoke Rapids
Jordan Durham — Louisburg
Wayne Wilkins — Roanoke Rapids
P.J. Spivey — Bunn
Marcus Portis — Louisburg
Javon Bullock — J.F. Webb
Jamarion Dunkins — J.F. Webb
K.J. Green — Granville Central