Brantley hoops standouts earn all-star game invites

Published 4:38 pm Wednesday, March 19, 2014

A trio of Brantley High School basketball standouts has been selected to take part in two all-star games.

Brantley High School’s Amahni Upshaw and Payton Burnett have been named to the South squad for the annual North-South all-star basketball game that will be held as part of Alabama All-Star Sports Week in July.

Both Burnett and Upshaw were also named to the’s Montgomery All-Metro team and the Alabama Sportswriters Association All-State team.

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Burnett, who led the Lady Bulldogs to a second straight Class 1A state title was named’s Montgomery All-Metro Player of the Year, while Upshaw earned third-team honors.

Upshaw earned first-team honors on the ASWA team, while Burnett warned second-team honors.

Wesley Person, Jr. was selected to take part in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star basketball game, which will be held March 22 at Jackson State University in Jackson, Miss.

Person was named to the Alabama Sportswriters Association All-State team. He earned first-team honors.