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Turner County hoop stars finalize college plans

By Robert Hydrick - bio | email


The Turner County basketball team has had an incredible run with three straight final four appearances and back to back state runner-up finishes.

Four players who played major roles in all of those wins are ready to continue their college careers.

Tray Pearce is headed to South Carolina State.

Pearce averaged 19 points a game this season.

Ternell Davis is headed to Southwest Missouri State in West Plains, Missouri.

Davis had committed to Chipola but changed his committed when the Indians had a coaching change.

Davis said. "It fits just right. Coach talked to me. He says I am going to be a go to guy. That is what I am looking forward doing."

Pearce said. "It is going to be great chance to get better. Become a better player and hopefully play in the NCAA tournament."

Turner County's Jamal Burgess becomes the latest member of Sylvester Patterson's recruiting class at Albany Tech.

Burgess averaged seven points a game.

Ja'Von Carswell will play football in college.

Carswell will be a preferred walk-on at Albany State.


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