ALBANY, Ga. — Student-athletes from Monroe Comprehensive High School dominated the 1-AAA All-Region teams, including Player-of-the-Year nods, while the boys and girls head coaches snagged Coach-of-the-Year honors. Leading the honors were Marius Ellis, the All-Region Player of the Year, and Dominick Henderson, who was named the All-Region Defensive Player of the Year.
The Monroe boys team, which claimed the Region 1-AAA crown, ended up with Senior Matthew Green and Junior Kareem Nixon on the first team All-Region team. Sophomore Cedric Johnson was named to the second team All-Region team. Head Coach Michael Hoffpauir, who is in his first season as the Golden Tornadoes head coach, was named Boys Coach of the Year by his fellow Region 1-AAA coaches.
The Monroe Girls team, coached by Jennifer Acree, had Kenzi Williams and Catriesa White named to the first team All-Region squad, with Aaliyah Johnson named to the second team All-Region. Jordan Elder and Saniyah McDuffie were named honorable mention. Acree was named the Region 1-AAA Girls Coach of the Year.