Creek’s Adams, LP’s Payne earn all-state honors

Cedar Creek guard Sarah Adams and Lincoln Prep guard Dmitry Payne both earned Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 1A all-state honors.

Adams earned first team honors on the girls team after averaging 21.3 points, 6.1 assists, 5.8 steals and 3.5 rebounds per game this year while leading the Lady Cougars to the Division IV state title game (Creek fell to Southern Lab).

Adams, who was named the MVP on the all-Lincoln Parish Journal Team, recorded a triple double in the Division IV state semifinal win over St. Martin’s Episcopal.

Payne earned second team honors on the boys team after averaging 16.0 points, 3.3 rebounds, 4.4 assists, 3.6 steals and 0.3 blocks per game. The Lincoln Prep multi-sport star was named to the all-Lincoln Parish Journal first team back in March.

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