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MARTINSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL HOSTS NORTH/SOUTH INDIANA ALL-STAR CLASSIC presented by McDonalds of Indiana

An elite group of Indiana’s senior basketball players will convene at the John R. Wooden Gymnasium at Martinsville High School on Saturday, April 6, 2019 to prepare for the 31st annual North/South Indiana All-Star Classic presented by McDonalds of Indiana. This girls’ and boys’ doubleheader will be played on Saturday, April 6th at 1 p.m. (girls) and 3 p.m. (boys). The North/South Indiana All-Star Classic presented by McDonalds of Indiana is sponsored in part by Martinsville High School and Pacesetter Sports in Terre Haute.
Twenty-four girls will compete in the first half of this doubleheader, including eight players who have been named to the 2019 Indiana All-Star team highlighted by Indiana recruits Jorie Allen, Bedford North Lawrence and Shaila Beeler, Warren Central along with Ohio State bound Rikki Harris, North Central (Marion) and Ball State signee Sydney Freeman, Central Noble. Another notable is Grace Waggoner, who was a member of the 2019 IHSAA Class A State Runner-up Vincennes Rivet team.

The North team sports four 2019 Indiana All-Stars— Freeman along with Carissa Garcia (Fort Wayne Concordia), Maddie Nolan (Zionsville) and Hannah Noveroske (Michigan City). The North also has Madison Jones, Western Boone who led the state with a 28.3 ppg scoring average. The North team is coached by Andy Heim (Bellmont) and Andy Maguire (Zionsville). The South team features Cameron Tabor (New Castle) plus Allen, Beeler and Harris, who are all 2019 Indiana All-Stars.

Three IN-STATE Division I recruits also spotlight the South roster— Evansville bound Jossie Hudson, Evansville Mater Dei plus Indiana State signees— Alyssa Robben, East Central and Hattie Westerfeld, Batesville. Jeff Allen (Bedford North Lawrence) and Jessi Johnson (Martinsville) are the South coaches.
The boys’ game features 11 players that were pictured on the front cover of the 2018-19 issue of Hoosier Basketball Magazine including Indiana signees Trayce Jackson-Davis (Center Grove) and Armaan Franklin (Indianapolis Cathedral) along with three Purdue recruits— Brandon Newman (Valparaiso), Isaiah Thompson (Zionsville) and Mason Gillis (New Castle) who is an Honorary Player due to injury. Four 2019 IHSAA state finalists also headline the rosters— Jalen Windham of AAAA Runner-up Ben Davis, Zane Gross of AAA State Champion Silver Creek, Ethan Brittain-Watts of AAA Runner-up Culver Academies and Gabe Gladish of Class A Runner-up Barr-Reeve.

The North boys have Purdue recruits— Newman and Thompson. Also for the North team are Jared Hankins, Lawrence North (Indiana State), Brittain-Watts, Culver Academies (Boston) and Aaron Etherington, Hamilton Southeastern (Toledo) who were featured on the magazine’s front cover. Three more notables for the North are Windham, Lucas Kroft, Richmond who is signed to play at Ball State University and Josh Bryan who led Delta to an undefeated regular season. Coaching the North team is Bobby Carter (Mooresville) and Barak Coolman (Valparaiso).

The South boys contain Indiana signees— Jackson-Davis and Franklin. Gracing Hoosier Basketball’s front cover for the South are Cameron Alford, Brownsburg (Alabama A&M), Cobie Barnes, Floyd Central (Indiana State) and Alex Hemenway, Castle (Clemson). The other two state finalists are also part of the South team— Gross (AAA Champion Silver Creek) and Gladish (Class A Runner-up Barr-Reeve). Brandon Hoffman (Silver Creek) and Kip Staggs (Martinsville) are the South coaches.

The 2019 Classic Game Director is Athletic Director Kip Staggs of Martinsville. Tickets are $10.00 and can be purchased from Martinsville High School by calling (765) 342-5571 ext. 4026.

2019 North/South Indiana All-Star Classic at “John R. Wooden Gymnasium”
Martinsville High School – Martinsville, Indiana Saturday, April 6, 2019 – Girls Game – 1:00 pm

NORTH GIRLS ROSTER
NORTH GIRLS COACHES – Andy Heim (Bellmont) and Andy Maguire (Zionsville)

NAME SCHOOL HEIGHT, POSITION COLLEGE
Jordyn Barga Monroe Central 6-0 forward Kentucky Wesleyan
Sydney Freeman Central Noble 5-7 guard Ball State
Carissa Garcia Fort Wayne Concordia 5-7 guard Northern Kentucky
Grace Hunter Bellmont 5-10 forward Northern Illinois
Madison Jones Western Boone 5-8 guard Davenport
Samantha Matthews Charlestown 5-7 guard Tampa
Maddie Nolan Zionsville 5-10 guard Miami (OH)
Hannah Noveroske Michigan City 6-4 center Xavier
Elise Scaggs Mooresville 5-11 forward Davenport
Caitlyn Snyder Indian Creek 5-10 forward Anderson
Ella Thompson Center Grove 5-7 guard Bentley
Emma Utterback Center Grove 5-9 guard Vermont

SOUTH GIRLS ROSTER
SOUTH GIRLS COACHES – Jeff Allen (Bedford North Lawrence) and Jessi Johnson (Martinsville)

NAME SCHOOL HEIGHT, POSITION COLLEGE
Jorie Allen Bedford North Lawrence 6-1 forward Indiana
Shaila Beeler Warren Central 5-7 guard Indiana
Addisyn Blackwell Bloomington South 5-4 guard Southern Indiana
Amani Brown Terre Haute South 5-5 guard Vincennes
Rikki Harris North Central (Marion) 5-11 guard Ohio State
Jossie Hudson Evansville Mater Dei 6-1 forward Evansville
Gracie Johnson Martinsville 5-1 guard Cumberland
Bethany Mackin Martinsville 5-8 guard Shawnee State
Alyssa Robben East Central 6-4 center Indiana State
Cameron Tabor New Castle 5-9 guard Davidson
Grace Waggoner Vincennes Rivet 6-0 forward Indiana
Hattie Westerfeld Batesville 6-3 forward Indiana State

2019 North/South Indiana All-Star Classic at “John R. Wooden Gymnasium”
Martinsville High School – Martinsville, Indiana Saturday, April 6, 2019 – Boys Game – 3:00 pm

NORTH BOYS ROSTER
NORTH BOYS COACHES – Bobby Carter (Mooresville) and Barak Coolman (Valparaiso)

NAME SCHOOL HEIGHT, POSITION COLLEGE
Ethan Brittain-Watts Culver Academies 6-1 guard Boston
Josh Bryan Delta 6-3 wing Undecided
Aaron Etherington Hamilton Southeastern 6-7 forward Toledo
Wyatt Felling Triton Central 6-0 guard Undecided
Jared Hankins Lawrence North 6-4 guard Indiana State
Lucas Kroft Richmond 6-5 wing Ball State
Brandon Newman Valparaiso 6-4 guard Purdue
Maxwell Newman Monrovia 6-8 forward Bethel
Allen Plunkett South Putnam 6-5 forward DePauw
Sam Skaggs Logansport 6-0 guard Undecided
Isaiah Thompson Zionsville 6-0 guard Purdue
Jalen Windham Ben Davis 6-5 guard Undecided

*Honorary Player – Selected, but Injured
Mason Gillis New Castle 6-6 forward Purdue

SOUTH BOYS ROSTER
SOUTH BOYS COACHES – Brandon Hoffman (Silver Creek) and Kip Staggs (Martinsville)

NAME SCHOOL HEIGHT, POSITION COLLEGE
Cameron Alford Brownsburg 6-2 guard Alabama A&M
Cobie Barnes Floyd Central 6-6 forward Indiana State
Drew Comer Greensburg 6-4 wing Bellarmine
Armaan Franklin Indianapolis Cathedral 6-5 guard Indiana
Gabe Gladish Barr-Reeve 6-1 guard Undecided
Zane Gross Silver Creek 6-2 guard Rose-Hulman
Alex Hemenway Castle 6-4 guard Clemson
Trayce Jackson-Davis Center Grove 6-10 forward Indiana
Zach Kuhn Shelbyville 6-4 wing Army-West Point
Jake LaRavia Lawrence Central 6-7 forward Undecided
Isiah Moore Warren Central 5-10 guard IU-East
Reid Staggs Martinsville 5-11 guard Undecided

*Honorary Player – Selected, but Injured
Tyler Stead Martinsville 6-5 forward Southern Indiana