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2016-17 Forsyth County News All-County Boys Basketball Team

Player of the Year: Evan Cole, South Forsyth, F, Sr.

Played through double-teams (and sometimes more) to still average 20 points, 11 rebounds and 3 blocks a game while leading the War Eagles to their second straight state playoff appearance.

Coach of the Year: Scott Bracco, Lambert.

Led the Longhorns to their fourth consecutive region championship appearance and second round state playoff appearance with 24-5 record.


Pos. Name School Yr.

G Austin Deckard Lambert Jr.

Sharp-shooter averaged 10.1 points, 4 rebounds, 2 steals

F Matt Ganote Lambert Sr.

All-region player averaged 9 points, 8 rebounds a game

G Jordan McIlwain Lambert Jr.

All-region player averaged team-high 14.3 points

G Andrew Melms Lambert Sr.

Accomplished leader averaged 11.3 points, 6 assists, 2 steals

G CJ Smith Forsyth Central Sr.

Breakout performer averaged 19.1 points, shot 41 percent from 3


Pos. Name School Yr.

F Ethan Hester Forsyth Central Sr.

G Santhosh Saravanan South Forsyth Jr.

F Connor Stephenson North Forsyth Sr.

G Damon Stoudamire Lambert Jr.

G Michael Zabetakis West Forsyth Jr.


Pos. Name School Yr.

G Mitch Ganote Lambert Soph.

F Andrew Leonard Horizon Christian Sr.

F Andrew Stanton West Forsyth Jr.

G Musa Thompson Lambert Sr.