Monday, March 3, 2014
It has been a great year for the Kingstree Senior High School Lady Jaguar Basketball Team. At the beginning of the season, the Lady Jaguars set a goal to win the Region 7-AA Championship and accomplished this goal by defeating the Lake City Panthers (53-47).† Lady Jaguars, led by Head Coach Theodis Faison and assisted by Shirley Madison and Jamie Nunnery, finished the regular season with a (26-3) record and ranked #3 in the state. They are also the first team in Jaguar history to go undefeated at home.
The Lady Jaguars were led by three dedicated seniors: Captain-Brittany Williams, Captain-Dijonae Chandler and Lenisha McCrea. Brittany Williams led the Pee Dee in scoring, averaging (24.4) points a game, while Dijonae led the Pee Dee in assists (11.8) and steals (10.6). Junior Dashinique Peterson led the Pee Dee in blocks (14) and rebounds (18.7). Brittany Williams, Dijonae Chandler, Lenisha McCrea, Dashinique Peterson and Ayanna Fulmore were all named to the All-Region Team. Coach Theodis Faison was named the 7-AA Region Coach of the Year and will be honored at the District 7 Basketball Official Banquet at South Carolina State University of Orangeburg.Brittany Williams was also selected to the All-State Team and the All-Hoop Zone Team along with teammate, Dashanique Peterson.
Lady Jaguars are now noted as the first team to go back to back third round play-off appearances in school history. They ended their season with a dramatic game against the Dillon Wildcats (50-49).
Coach Faison said "This is one of the best teams I have worked with while at KSHS, and I am proud of them and the effort they gave." Coach Faison would like to thank Assistant Coaches, Shirley Madison and Jamie Nunnery, who were tremendous in helping coach this great Jaguar team.
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