The South Forsyth girls’ basketball team and Lambert boys’ basketball team were named teams of the month for January by the Forsyth County Tip-off Club.
South’s Keith Gravitt and West’s Jim Cook were named the girls and boys coaches of the month, respectively.
The Lady War Eagles went 9-1 during January, including a 55-47 victory over Region 6-AAAAAA leader and county rival North Forsyth on Jan. 21.
The Longhorns went 10-1 during January and posted impressive wins over Centennial (75-68), Roswell (65-59) and Mount Vernon Presbyterian (54-50).
The Tip-off Club’s boys players of the month were: Cale Jackson and Josiah Laws from Forsyth Central; Joe Bates, Tanner Hall and Trevor Shipes from Lambert; Harris Roberts from North Forsyth; Adam Guard and Zayne Rice from Pinecrest Academy; Matt McCorkle from South Forsyth; and John Conway from West Forsyth.
The girls players of the month were: Julie Richards of Central; Corrie Baker and Leah Cote of Lambert; Kendall Bennett and Sydney Pefanis of North; Amanda Boyd of Pinecrest; KK Storms and Shelby Threlkeld of South; and Maddie O’Connor and Abby Quincy of West.