Tift County basketball sends three to college

From left to right: Rashawn Canady (Albany Tech), Ladarius Stewart (Eastern New Mexico), and DJ Bryant (Savannah State)

The Tift County Blue Devils basketball team entered the offseason as the GHSA Class AAAAAA state champions, and the team was led by Coach of the Year Eric Holland. Aside from having a great coach, it does help to have great senior leadership on the floor when the playoffs roll around. Today, three basketball players signed college scholarships to continue their basketball careers.

Rashawn Canady, a 6 TM3 guard will be keeping his skills locally by joining Coach Sylvester Patterson TMs Albany Tech squad next season. Ladarius Stewart on the other hand will be heading out west to play for Eastern New Mexico as a point guard or a shooting guard. Finally, DJ Bryant who will be staying in his home state and play at Savannah State next season as a small forward.