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Phillips named leagues MVP

By: Tim Chambers
Tomahawk Sports Editor
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 Johnson County experienced some highs and lows throughout the 2014-15 basketball season, but one Longhorn was steady the entire year. And for that reason he’s been voted as the Three Rivers Conference Player of the Year.
Chase Phillips received that honor after putting up some stellar numbers. He averaged over 18 points per game and 10 rebounds while leading the ‘Horns to victories over the likes of Elizabethton and David Crockett. The senior standout also recorded six assists and nearly four steals to complete his resume.
​ Phillips was also selected as Player of the Year on The Tomahawk’s first ever All Tri​-County team made up of players from Johnson, Carter and Unicoi Counties.
 Junior guard Jose Guzman also landed a spot on the team.
 Guzman averaged over 12 points per game and was one of the leading three-point shooters in the conference.
 One Lady Longhorn found her way on the All-Conference team.
 Michala Cretsinger was selected after averaging 14 points per contest. The sophomore collected seven rebounds per contest despite being one of the smaller point guards in the league.
 Four Longhorns received honorable mention honors.
 Kourtney Tolley was the only Lady Longhorns player to receive that honor.
 Codie Bailie, J.R. Speed and Bud Icenhour earned those honors on the boys’ side. 

3-Rivers All Conference

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