High School Sports

McClendon named 6-4A player of the year

Sumter landed three players on the Region 6-4A boys basketball all-star team, including player of the year Quinn McClendon. Gamecocks teammates Khalil Malone and Travis Fredimon join McClendon on the all-region team.

Sumter coach Nathan Livesay and Carolina Forest’s Brian Brunson are the co-coaches of the year. The Gamescocks and Panthers from Myrtle Beach shared the region championship this season with 8-2 records. CF pulled it off in its first season at the 4A level.

6-4A all-region team

Mike Gray, Carolina Forest; Chris Ford, Carolina Forest; Jordan Simbeck, Carolina Forest; Jason Livingston, Conway; Eric Joe, Hartsville; Cedrick Fleming, South Florence; Quinn McClendon, Sumter; Khalil Malone, Sumter; Travis Fredimon, Sumter; John Gardner, West Florence.