Heraklion, Greece (WTXL) - Thomasville was represented on a global stage over the weekend, when former Thomasville High School basketball standout Reggie Perry helped lead the U19 United States basketball team to the FIBA World Cup title. Perry, who just finished his freshman season at Mississippi State, was named tournament MVP.
Blessed to be named MVP and win a gold medal for the USA u19 team 🇺🇸‼️ still not satisfied. #justthebeginning All glory to the man above🙇🏾♂️. Thank you @usabjnt @usabasketball for this great opportunity will never forget. pic.twitter.com/qVK9A9AGEd— Reggie Perry (@_R1bang_) July 7, 2019
The title was the United States 7th overall. They went undefeated in winning this one.