Perry selected to all-state basketball team

Thursday, April 6, 2017
Markel Perry scores a basket in the Class 2A state championship game against Earle. (DT Photo/Anthony Cossey)

Markel Perry of Marked Tree capped off a fantastic junior season with his selection to the Class 2A all-state basketball team. Perry, a team captain, helped guide the Indians to a 28-12 record and a state runner-up finish by averaging 10.5 points (348 points), 9.1 rebounds (299), 3.9 assists (130) and 3.5 steals (115) per game this past season. Perry also recorded nine double-doubles and one triple double. Perry was also honored as all-state tournament team, all- regional, all-district and all-conference. Quick hands, quick feet and superb jumping ability, Perry was a force at both ends of the court for Marked Tree.

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