Medora dishes out yearly basketball awards


The Medora boys and girls basketball teams met last week for their annual winter sports awards program.

Hornets sophomore Kailen Flynn took home five awards on the night during the girls portion of the event.

For her shooting ability, Flynn was presented the 2-point and 3-point field-goal percentage awards and free-throw percentage award.

Flynn also had the best assist-to-turnover ratio and was named the best statistical player.

Pulling down 141 boards, freshman Kelsey Turner got the rebounding award.

Junior Lexi Morris was most improved, while her sophomore sister, Gwyneth, was the mental attitude winner.

Junior Marsadeez Phillips was presented the defensive award, junior Lillie Hatfield received the defensive award and sophomore Taylor Hunter earned the coaches award.

The Hornets’ girls team, coached by Brad McCammon, finished 2-17 overall and return their entire roster next season.

Junior Hunter Browning grabbed the most accolades on the boys side, taking home three awards.

Browning received 3-point and free-throw percentage and the assist to turnover ratio awards.

Senior Brandon Moore, a member of the 2016-17 Al-Jackson County team, was awarded the mental attitude and 2-point percentage plaques.

Hornets junior Gavin Henson was most improved, sophomore J.D. Fish took the hustle and steals awards, and junior Tony Norklun snagged the rebounding award.

Mark Morin coached the Hornets to a record of 3-20.

Moore is the lone senior leaving the Hornets.