ECHS senior forward earns first-team All-State honors

Sheldon Williams

News Staff Report

Escambia County High School senior Sheldon Williams, a 6-8 forward who helped lead the Blue Devils into their first-ever state title game, has been selected as a member of the Alabama Sports Writers Association’s Class 4A All-State first team.
Williams averaged 22.3 points and 12.2 rebounds per game this season.
ECHS sophomore guard Connor McPherson earned honorable mention from the state’s sports writers.
Class 4A First team
Sheldon Williams, Escambia Co., F, 6-8
John Broom, Jacksonville, Jr., G-F, 6-5
Antonio Kite, Anniston, Sr., G, 6-2
Cade Phillips, Jacksonville, Jr., G-F, 6-9
Chase McCarty, Westminster-Huntsville, So., G, 6-5
Honorable mention
Connor McPherson, Escambia Co., So., G, 6-3
Brayden Harris, Hanceville, Jr., G, 5-5
KeUnta Jordan, Holt, Sr., G, 6-3
Walker O’Steen, White Plains, Sr., G, 6-3
Coach of the year
Shane Morrow, Jacksonville