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TCC places nine on All-PC basketball teams

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Posted at 3:33 PM, Feb 26, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-07 09:42:52-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  – Tallahassee Community College placed a total of nine players – four men, five women – on the Coaches’ All-Panhandle Conference basketball teams, which were released on Tuesday.

Of the nine total selections, two – men’s basketball’s C.J. Washington and women’s basketball’s Jeraldine Campbell – were named first-team all-conference.

Washington, a sophomore from Augusta, Ga., and a University of Alabama-Birmingham signee, played in 26 games and averaged 14.8 points – second-best on the team – and led the Eagles with 6.8 rebounds per game. He shot just under 50.0 percent from the field - .497 to be exact (147-of-296) – and 66.7 percent (82-of-123) from the free throw line.

Washington led the Eagles in both scoring (13.4 ppg) and rebounds (5.9 rpg) in PC play.

Campbell, a sophomore from Shuqualak, Miss., was runner-up in Panhandle Conference Player of the Year voting to Gulf Coast State College’s Tamara Taylor. She led Tallahassee in scoring at 16.6 points per game and shot a team-best 80.6 percent (75-of-93) from the free throw line. She also averaged 5.5 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 1.9 steals in 22 games.

Campbell was even better in league play, averaging 18.7 points per game, highlighted by a school-record 38-point effort at Gulf Coast State on January 30.

In men’s voting, sophomore Curtis Diamond and freshmen Trevor McDade and Marlon Johnson were second-team all-conference selections.

Diamond, a native of Lithonia, Ga., averaged 12.5 points, 3.6 rebounds and 3.2 assists in 28 games.

McDade, a native of Bowie, Md., led the Eagles in scoring at 15.3 points per game and also averaged 4.0 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 28 games.

Johnson, who hails from Chicago, Ill., averaged 7.4 points and 5.9 rebounds in 28 games.

Tallahassee had two players named second-team all-conference in the women’s voting: sophomore Alexis Grant and freshman Sofia da Silva. Sophomores Sarah Williams and Yanique Gordon were named honorable mention All-PC.

Grant, a native of Brooklyn, N.Y., averaged 9.3 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.9 steals in 26 games.

da Silva, a native of Portugal, averaged 7.8 points and 6.3 rebounds in 19 games.

Williams, a Roanoke, Va., native and Virginia Tech verbal, averaged 5.8 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 17 games.

Gordon, who is from Hanover, Jamaica, averaged 5.9 points and 4.8 rebounds in 16 games.