Champs, all-stars, MVPs recognized


2016 Recreation Department basketball season concludes

By Derik Vanderford - dvanderford@civitasmedia.com



Courtesy photo The Heat won the 2016 Union County Recreation Department Majors Division Basketball Championship.


Courtesy photo Kavon Hughes was named MVP for the Majors Division.


Courtesy photo The Warriors won the 2016 Union County Recreation Department Minors Division Basketball Championship.


Courtesy photo Zy’tavius Jeter was named MVP for the Minors Division.


UNION COUNTY — The 2016 Union County Recreation Department basketball season has come to a close, with champions, all-stars and MVPs recognized.

Championships

In the Minors Division, the championship was decided in a match-up between the Warriors and the Cavs. The Warriors took the championship by defeating the Cavs in a final score of 48-42.

Zy’tavius Jeter and Ashton Stewart led all scorers for the Warriors with 18 points each. Precious Rice added 10 points.

For the Cavs, Jamison Parks scored 13 points; States Farr scored 11 points; and Nate Smith scored 10 points.

In the Majors Division, the Heat walked away with the championship after defeating the Pacers 50-42.

Keavis Savage led in scoring for the Heat with 16 points. Dalton Gregory added 10 points.

Leading scorers for the Pacers were TJ Betenbaugh with 12 points and Jake Sumner with eight points.

All-Stars

Both the Majors and Minors divisions each held all-star games, with “West” and “East” teams in each division.

In the Majors Division All-Stars game, the West defeated the East in a final score of 55-31.

Leading scorer for the West was Kavon Hughes with 14 points, and for the East, Dalton Gregory led with 13 points.

Keavis Savage was selected All-Star MVP for the Majors.

In the Minors Division All-Stars game, the West defeated the East with a final score of 35-24.

Omarion Lipscombe led the West in scoring with 11 points, and he was also named All-Star MVP for the Minors.

States Farr was the lead scorer for the East with nine points.

Courtesy photo The Heat won the 2016 Union County Recreation Department Majors Division Basketball Championship.
http://uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_majors-champs-heat.jpgCourtesy photo The Heat won the 2016 Union County Recreation Department Majors Division Basketball Championship.

Courtesy photo Kavon Hughes was named MVP for the Majors Division.
http://uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_majors-mvp-kavon-hughes.jpgCourtesy photo Kavon Hughes was named MVP for the Majors Division.

Courtesy photo The Warriors won the 2016 Union County Recreation Department Minors Division Basketball Championship.
http://uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_minors-champs-warriors.jpgCourtesy photo The Warriors won the 2016 Union County Recreation Department Minors Division Basketball Championship.

Courtesy photo Zy’tavius Jeter was named MVP for the Minors Division.
http://uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_minors-mvp-zy-tavius-jeter.jpgCourtesy photo Zy’tavius Jeter was named MVP for the Minors Division.
2016 Recreation Department basketball season concludes

By Derik Vanderford

dvanderford@civitasmedia.com

Derik Vanderford can be reached at 864-762-4128 or dvanderford@civitasmedia.com.

Derik Vanderford can be reached at 864-762-4128 or dvanderford@civitasmedia.com.

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