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Former Putnam West standout Tyson Jolly named NJCAA All-American

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Tyson Jolly's outstanding season at Trinity Valley Community College is being recognized.

The former Putnam West standout was named a Division I first-team All-America selection, the National Junior College Athletics Association announced Monday. As a redshirt sophomore at Trinity Valley, Jolly averaged 22.6 points per contest while snagging 12.5 rebounds and dishing four assists per outing. 

Redlands Community College guard AJ McNeill was named a third-team All-American while Northeastern Oklahoma A&M's Ravel Moody received an honorable mention selection.

Jolly recently announced he was heading to SMU for his final two seasons of eligibility. He originally signed with California after high school but was at Baylor for two seasons before spending the 2018-19 campaign at Trinity Valley.

Former Okarche star Sarah Griswold received honorable mention honors for the NJCAA women's All-America team. The freshman scored 17.3 points per game in 32 contests, all starts, for Northern Oklahoma College-Enid. The Jets finished the season 28-4.

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Putnam City West's Tyson Jolly shoots over Midwest City's Richard Anderson during a boys high school basketball game in Midwest City, Okla., Tuesday, Feb., 10, 2015. [Photo by Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]

Putnam City West's Tyson Jolly shoots over Midwest City's Richard Anderson during a boys high school basketball game in Midwest City, Okla., Tuesday, Feb., 10, 2015. [Photo by Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]

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Cameron Jourdan

Cameron Jourdan joined The Oklahoman in March 2019 to cover high school sports. He graduated from Oklahoma State University in May 2018. He had an internships with The Oklahoman and Stillwater News Press. During his time at OSU, Cameron served in... Read more ›

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