Several Faulkner County basketball players earned all-state and/or all-tournament recognition from the Arkansas Activities Association.
Tim Boyd, a 5-foot-10 guard from Conway High, earned both 7A all-state and all-state tournament citations. He averaged 17 points per game during the season and was named all-state for the second straight time. He finished his career with the Wampus Cats scoring 1,074 points, only the second Conway player to do that since 2000.
Leon, a 6-6 forward, averaged 13 points and 9.7 rebounds per game his senior season. He shot 56 percent from the field and also led the team in blocked shots.
Other players from other schools with honors:
5A girls all-state: Kenzie Batterton, Greenbrier; Ashlyn Hightower, Vilonia
3A boys all-state: Dane Richardson, Mayflower
2A boys all-state: Andrew Beck and Cole Schichtl, St. Joseph; Andrew Dather, Conway Christian
1A girls all-state: Katherine Bartley and Heather Prowse, Mount Vernon-Enola
5A girls all-state tournament: McKenzie Gray, Vilonia
3A boys all-state tournament: Dane Richardson, Mayflower
2A boys all-state tournament: Cole Schichtl, St. Joseph; John Nekonchuk, Conway Christian
1A girls all-state tournament: Shanna Smith, Mount Vernon-Enola