ATLANTA (March 17, 2023) – Wheeler High School senior guard Isaiah Collier, recently announced as the 2023 Jersey Mike’s Naismith Trophy winner as the most outstanding high school player in the nation, was named Mr. Georgia Basketball by Atlanta Tipoff Club, the organization announced today along with top honors for players and coaches across the Metro Atlanta area. The Westminster Schools senior guard Courtney Ogden was named Miss Georgia Basketball.

Mataya Gayle of River Ridge High School and Stephon Castle of Newton High School and have been named the Atlanta Metro High School Girls and Boys Player of the Year, respectively.

For outstanding coaching in the Atlanta area, two sets of honors are awarded. The Cremins Award, recognizing schools participating in Regions 5A-7A, goes to Courtney Mincy of Brookwood High School and Larry Thompson of Wheeler High School.

Jan Azar of Hebron Christian Academy and Sharman White from Pace Academy are named winners of the Pinholster Award, for schools in Regions 1A-4A.

Additionally, the Atlanta Tipoff Club revealed the Atlanta All-Metro High School Girls and Boys Teams with 30 girls and 30 boys recognized. The player honors were compiled by the Atlanta Tipoff Club’s Selection Committees, chaired by Azar (Girls) and Norcross High School Head Coach Jesse McMillan (Boys). 

2023 Atlanta All-Metro High School Girls Teams

Miss Georgia BasketballCourtney OgdenThe Westminster SchoolsSeniorStanford
Metro Player of the YearMataya GayleRiver Ridge High SchoolSeniorPenn
First TeamDiana CollinsBrookwood High SchoolSeniorOhio State
First TeamGabbie GroomsLandmark Christian SchoolJuniorGeorgia Tech
First TeamOlivia HutchersonHoly Innocents' Episcopal SchoolSeniorPrinceton
First TeamAva Grace WatsonBuford High SchoolJunior
First TeamChazadi (Chit-Chat) WrightWesleyan SchoolJunior
Second TeamJania AkinsNorcross High SchoolJunior
Second TeamAubrey BeckhamHebron Christian AcademySophomore
Second TeamJessica FieldsMount Paran Christian SchoolSophomore
Second TeamLa'Nya FosterLovejoy High SchoolSeniorAustin Peay
Second TeamCrystal HendersonKell High SchoolSenior
Third TeamDanielle CarnegieRockdale County High SchoolJunior
Third TeamBryanna PrestonLovejoy High SchoolJunior
Third TeamBrooke SuttleCampbell High SchoolJunior
Third TeamHailee SwainHoly Innocents' Episcopal SchoolSophomore Stanford
Third TeamTianna ThompsonThe Galloway SchoolJunior
Honorable MentionJada BatesMcEachern High SchoolJunior
Honorable MentionElle BlatchfordSequoyah High SchoolSeniorSouthern Miss
Honorable MentionJayda BrownForest Park High SchoolSeniorSt. John's
Honorable MentionVeronaye CharltonNorcross High SchoolSenior
Honorable MentionMonet DanceMt. Pisgah Christian SchoolSeniorWilliam & Mary
Honorable MentionAriana DysonLuella High SchoolSeniorMercer
Honorable MentionSara LewisWoodward AcademySeniorGeorge Washington
Honorable MentionKarson MartinWoodstock High SchoolSeniorQuinnipiac
Honorable MentionTaniya McGowanArcher High SchoolSeniorSouth Carolina State
Honorable MentionBrooke MooreNorth Cobb Christian SchoolSeniorLiberty
Honorable MentionEghosa ObasuyiCarrollton High SchoolSeniorGeorgia State
Honorable MentionAmiya PorterHebron Christian AcademyJunior
Honorable MentionTrynce TaylorSt. Francis SchoolSeniorKennesaw State
Honorable MentionToni WarrenCherokee High SchoolJuniorWofford
Honorable MentionJade WeathersbyBrookwood High SchoolSeniorUAB

2023 Atlanta All-Metro High School Boys Teams

Mr. Georgia BasketballIsaiah CollierWheeler High SchoolSeniorUSC
Metro Player of the YearStephon CastleNewton High SchoolSeniorUConn
First TeamAirious "Ace" BaileyMcEachern High SchoolJuniorRutgers
First TeamPeyton MarshallKell High SchoolJuniorAuburn
First TeamArrinten PageWheeler High SchoolSeniorUSC
First TeamBrandon RechsteinerEtowah High SchoolSeniorVirginia Tech
First TeamCaleb WilsonHoly Innocents' Episcopal SchoolSophomore
Second TeamChristian Anderson, Jr. The Lovett SchoolJuniorMichigan
Second TeamCJ BrownKell High SchoolJunior
Second TeamSpencer ElliottSt. Pius X Catholic High SchoolSeniorTulane
Second TeamKyle GreenePace AcademyJunior
Second TeamDavid ThomasEagle's Landing High SchoolSeniorMercer
Third TeamGicarri HarrisGrayson High SchoolJunior
Third TeamLamariyon JordanNorcross High SchoolSeniorGeorgia
Third TeamBraedan LueAlexander High SchoolJunior
Third TeamIsaac MartinKing's Ridge Christian SchoolSeniorBerry College
Third TeamJaiun SimonPebblebrook High SchoolSeniorDayton
Honorable MentionBilal Abdur-RahmanNorcross High SchoolSeniorAlabama A&M
Honorable MentionKarris BilalRiverwood High SchoolJuniorVanderbilt
Honorable MentionJay BoydHiram High SchoolSenior
Honorable MentionGai Chol-AtemGreenforest Christian AcademySeniorMississippi State
Honorable MentionAkai FlemingOsborne High SchoolSophomore
Honorable MentionLuke FlynnWalton High SchoolJunior
Honorable MentionOsmar GarciaLanier High SchoolSenior
Honorable MentionJelani HamiltonWheeler High SchoolSeniorIowa State
Honorable MentionKory MincyTri-Cities High SchoolSeniorPresbyterian College
Honorable MentionTayden OwensCherokee High SchoolSenior
Honorable MentionMier PanoamNorcross High SchoolSenior
Honorable MentionBrigham RogersBlessed Trinity Catholic High SchoolSeniorBelmont
Honorable MentionMicah SmithSandy Creek High SchoolJunior
Honorable MentionDa’Avion ThomasMcDonough High SchoolSenior
Honorable MentionMarcus WhitlockNewton High SchoolSenior