NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Jamaryn Blair and Anna Walker found themselves on the 2018-19 Tennesee Sports Writers Association All-State team as announced last week by the association.
Blair who led Bradley Central with 25 points in the state championship game, and was named MVP of the All-State Tournament team finds herself on the list for the first time in her career.
Blair appeared and started in all 37 games for the Bearettes averaging 11.5 points per game while also leading the team in assists (104), and steals (84). The sophomore point-guard shot 38 percent from the floor on the season.
In the state tournament, Blair led the team with 18.7 points per game while going 17-of-20 (85 percent) in the three games from the free-throw line, 46 percent (18-for-37) from the floor, and 42 percent (3-for-7) from beyond the 3-point line. Blair also had the shot that sent the Bearettes into overtime against Oak Ridge in the semifinals and also had the game-winning assist to Hannah Lombard in the championship.
Walker led the team with 13.9 points per game on the season and is also making her first appearance to the All-State team.
The six-foot-two post also paced the team with 6.2 rebounds per game and had 69 blocks on the season, 13 coming in the final three games. The Chattanooga commit shot 45 percent from the floor, 35 percent from 3-point land, and 78 percent from the charity stripe during the course of the season.
During the state tournament, Walker posted 11.3 points per game and led the team with 4.3 rebounds per contest. The junior post was 38 percent (13-for-34) from the floor, 30 percent (4-of-13) from the three, and was a perfect 4-for-4 from the free-throw line. All while poting 13 blocks to go with five steals, and an assist. Walker was also named to the All-State Tournament team.
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2018-19 TSWA ALL-STATE TEAM: Jamaryn Blair (Bradley Central), Madison Hayes (East Hamilton), Mallory Hampton (Rhea County), Jada Guinn (Oak Ridge), Jayla Hemingway (Germantown Houston), Courtney Whitson (Dobyns-Bennett), Jakhyia Davis (Bearden), Emma Palmer (Mt. Juliet), Aislynn Hayes (Riverdale), Alasia Hayes (Riverdale), Jazmyn Harmon (Ravenwood), Anna Walker (Bradley Central), Madison Griggs (Germantown Houston), Lanetta Williams (Arlington), Se’Quoia Allmond (Whitehaven)