Reed, Deans honored on boys 1-5A district team

DISTRICT HONORS: Captain Shreve coach Corey Deans was named the Coach of the Year and Kyron Reed (22) the Most Valuable Player on the 1-5A All-District team.


Captain Shreve senior guard Kyron Reed and coach Corey Deans took top honors on the 2022 Boys 1-5A All-District team selected by district coaches.

Reed was selected the Most Valuable Player for a Gator team that won the district with a 13-1 record. He led a balanced team in scoring at 12.5 points per game and was a key defender as Shreve allowed only 38.8 points per game.

Deans was named the Coach of the Year helping lead his team to its third consecutive 20-win season at 26-6. The 26 wins tied for the fourth-most in a season for the Gators and the most since 26-10 in the 1992-93 season.

Here is a complete list of the team:

District 1-5A


First team

Kyron Reed, Captain Shreve, Sr.
Dalyn Davis, Natchitoches Central, Sr.
MarQuarius Johnson, Southwood, Sr.
AJ Coleman, Airline, Sr.
Christian Ford, Captain Shreve, Sr.
Greg Manning, Benton, So.

Second team

Jeremiah Evans, Southwood, So.
Colby O’Glee, Airline, Jr.
Justin Aaron, Natchitoches Central, Sr.
Davieon Coleman, Captain Shreve, Sr.
Laythan Delaney, Haughton, Jr.
Brian Morris, Byrd, Sr.

Most Valuable Player – Kyron Reed, Captain Shreve

Coach of the Year – Corey Deans, Captain Shreve

Honorable mention

Airline – Trevon Jackson, Cameron Walker

Benton – Jalen Taylor, Wylyn Harris, Trey Smith

Byrd – Mike Thornton, Kavon Barnhill

Captain Shreve – Mekel Hart

Haughton – KJ Allen

Natchitoches Central – Devin Helaire, Caylin Demars

Parkway – Christian McCoy, Chance Snell

Southwood – Roderick Brown

Photo courtesy of KP PHOTOGRAPHY