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Basketball: Coaches release All-Region 5-7A boys basketball team
Braxton Beaty
Lambert senior Braxton Beaty drives toward the basket earlier this season during the Longhorns' 68-60 win against South Forsyth. Photo by Ben Hendren

Region 5-7A Boys Basketball Tournament

All games at Forsyth Central High School

Game A: West Forsyth vs. Forsyth Central, 8:30 p.m. Tuesday

Game B: South Forsyth vs. North Forsyth, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday

Game C: Milton vs. Game A winner, 8:30 p.m. Wednesday

Game D: Lambert vs. Game B winner, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday

Consolation Game: Game C loser vs. Game D loser, 5:30 p.m. Friday

Championship Game: Game C winner vs. Game D winner, 8:30 p.m. Friday.

The All-Region 5-7A boys basketball team, decided by region coaches, was released today.

Milton swept the special awards, with sophomore Bruce Thornton garnering Player of the Year recognition and head coach Bruce Thornton named Coach of the Year.

Lambert and South Forsyth led Forsyth County with two players on the all-region team, with the Longhorns adding two more on the honorable mention list.

The Region 5-7A tournament will begin 5:30 p.m. Tuesday when South Forsyth faces North Forsyth at Forsyth Central High School.

Player of the Year:

Bruce Thornton, Milton, sophomore

Coach of the Year:

Allen Whitehart, Milton

All-Region Team: 

Braxton Beaty, Lambert, senior

Broc Bidwell, West Forsyth, junior

Kanaan Carlyle, Milton, freshman

Colin Granger, Lambert, senior

Evan Hurst, Milton, senior

Devin McGlockton, South Forsyth, junior

LT Overton, Milton, freshman

Cory Seitz, North Forsyth, senior

Brandon Sherer, Forsyth Central, senior

Ethan Underwood, South Forsyth, sophomore

Honorable Mention:

Will Baker, Lambert, senior

Luke Champion, Lambert, senior

Justin Costello, North Forsyth, senior

Jake Craft, Forsyth Central, junior

Nick Zabetakis, West Forsyth, senior