Billy Campbell – (R. C. Hatch) The 6’5″ senior center/forward led the 2A 2002/2003 defending state champion r. C. Hatch Bobcats (28-4) to their seventh state championship this season averaging 18 poin
Published 12:00 am Wednesday, March 24, 2004
Campbell finished the season shooting an impressive 16-of-20 (80 percent) from the field in two games during the Class 2A Southwest Regional tournament. Campbell placed third for the ASWA 2A Player of the Year award and was a finalist for the ASWA Mr. Basketball award.
With their 76-73 victory over Pisgah High School in the 2A state championship game, the Bobcats set a new AHSAA state record of Most State Championships as they picked up their seventh in school history.
Reaynundo Sturdivant – (Sumter County) The 6’2″ senior guard led the 31-2 Sumter County Wildcats to their first 3A State Championship (fifth in school history) this season averaging 21.8 points, 9.3 rebounds, 5.7 assists and 3.4 steals per game.
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In his last game as a Wildcat, Sturdivant scored an impressive 20 points in the Class 3A state championship game against the Montgomery Academy Eagles and earned the AHSAA Class 3A State Finals MVP award along with the Class 3A Area 6 MVP and the Sumter County Invitational MVP.
Sturdivant was also awarded the Class 3A ASWA Player of the Year award and was a finalist for the ASWA Mr. Basketball award.
Lequintin Lomax – (Demopolis High) the senior forward led the DHS Tigers this season to Mobile for their first appearance in six years at the Southwest Regional Tournament.
Lomax led the Tigers in both scoring and rebounds this season and was head coach Jesse Bell’s second best free throw percentage player.
Lomax scored a total of 295 points this season (first on team), shooting 51 percent from the floor. Lomax also hit 67 free throws this season, shooting 58 percent (second on team). He collected 129 total rebounds this season (first on team), while creating 28-total steals and 7-blocked shots this season.
Jamie Sturdivant – (Sumter County) The 6’0″senior guard followed closely behind his cousin this season averaging 11.7 points, 6.4 rebounds and 2.2 steals per game. Sturdivant added a great balance to the Wildcats offense this season with his ability to hit shots from the outside.
Sturdivant finished his senior season earning honors on the 2004 Class 3A All-State Tournament Team, Southwest Regional All-Tournament Team, Area 6 All-Tournament Team and Sumter County Invitational All-Tournament Team.
Roland Fitch – (Livingston High) The 6’6″ sophomore center/forward really came alive this season and was a dominant player under the boards throughout the 2003/2004 State Finals. Livingston head coach Kenneth Threadgill knows that he has not seen the best that this young man has to offer yet, but there is no doubt that the young man has been impressive to watch this season.
Fitch ended his first starting season with a total of 380 points and 250 rebounds. His best performance of the season came at the Marion Holiday Tournament, where Fitch racked up a season high 27 points against the 6A Anniston High Bulldogs only to rack up another high the next night against Dallas County as he knocked down 25 points on the night.
Fitch saved some of best work this season for the state finals where he led the team in scoring in the 4A championship game and the Final Four match-up.