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Dallas County loaded with talented boys basketball players

Dallas County is loaded with experienced, talented basketball players.

Most of The Selma Times-Journal’s All Dallas County team is back.

All-star guards Darrius Ellis of Dallas County High School and Selma High’s Jarvis Moss lead a deep crop of basketball players.

The Hornets and Saints will be the top two teams and figure to make a playoff run in late February.

Selma moves down to Class 5A and in a tougher region that includes Central-Tuscaloosa. The Saints picked up a stellar player when guard Aaron Strong transferred from Dallas County.

The Hornets have a shot at making the 4A tournament with the return of All County performers Chance Lee, Michael Ervin and Josh Brown alongside Ellis.

Southside will be led by the All-County backcourt tandem of Tae Spears and Christopher Thomas.

Keith High must replace Arayvion Jones, The Selma Times-Journal basketball player of the year.

All-County performers DeCarlos Moore and Tommy Tisdale III will lead the Bears in Class 1A.

All-County picks George Turner and Chris Gardner  for Morgan Academy.

Ellwood Christian Academy Principal Pastor Gary Crum said the school probably won’t start basketball until January with only area contests.

Meadowview Christian School has a new coach in  Shaun Sellers. Trojans headmaster Bob Taylor said many of the football players will be on the basketball team.