The Cumberland County High School basketball teams were honored with a banquet Saturday afternoon at the Linary Church of Christ.

"I want thank everyone for being here," CCHS Tip-off Club President Rick Potter, who also thanked Johnnie Whittenburg, Jan Reed and Tony Smith for all of their work this year.

CCHS Principal Janet Graham spoke briefly to the attendees.

"I am delighted to be principal at Cumberland County High School. We have the best students and teachers. I am grateful to students for having wonderful teams. They couldn't have been any nicer in the transition (from one school to the other)."

Louis Taylor presented tokens of appreciation to CCHS coaches Tim Smith, Victor Harrison, Louie DeLorenzo, Mike Buck, Randy Alley, Neil Capps and Bryce Jackman.

Coaches Buck, Smith and Alley are all going to Stone Memorial High School in 2006-'07.

The senior players, Lauren Elmore, Jennifer Hood, Casha Foster, Daniel Keyes, Kirby Reed, Josh Norris, Donnie Melton and Travis Rice, were presented their senior jerseys.

Taylor, also representing the Crossville Lions Club, presented awards to the best three-point shooters for both the Jets and Lady Jets teams, as a result from the Lions Club "Shoot for Sight" program.

The teams combined for 368 treys during the '05-'06 season, which was the second highest total in the nine years the Lions have sponsored it.

Cameron Fox had the highest percentage (44), while Donnie Melton recorded 50 treys.

Erica Martin and Casha Foster tied for the highest Lady Jet percentage (38 percent), while Martin buried 64 treys during the season.

Tim Smith and volunteer assistant Louie DeLorenzo recognized the Lady Jets freshmen, which finished with a 5-4 record.

"We played mostly against junior varsity teams," said Smit.

Members of the freshmen team were Cynthia Fraga, Mandy Moss, Chelbi Brady, Destiny Dishman, Mary K. Krueger, Lynsey Myers, Emily Jones, Lindsay Lowery, Taylor Williams, Sarah Stanley, Lindsey Mifflin and April Melton.

Next was the junior varsity, which finished 5-4.

"This was a great group of young ladies," added Smith.

Members of the junior varsity were Laura Swallows, Callie Shanks, Deonna Lynch, Paige Chappell, Katie Stone, Macy Qualls, Whitney Keck, Misti Hassler, Caitin Sanders and Tiffany Norris.

Next was the varsity, which was 30-6, scored 2436 points and had 238 treys.

"They were so much fun to watch. Most of the time, they were easy to coach. They spend a few weeks in the AP Top 10. We were No. 1 by strength of schedule and wins," added Smith. "The seniors were 58-12 for their two year careers."

Team members were Lindsay Smith, Chelsey Brown, Mary K. Krueger, Casha Foster, Krystal Henry, Erica Martin, Katie Stone, Caitlin Sanders, Tiffany Norris, Lauren Elmore, Destiny Dishman, Becca Hayes, Whitney Keck, Kari Bowman, Jennifer Hood and managers/trainer Lauren Fox, Shana Meaux, Jessica Taylor and Kelli Tipton.

Jet freshman Coach Neil Capps recognized his team.

"I want to thank God for what I do," said Capps.

Team members were Joe Blaylock, Stephen Brown, Jake Cokkinias, Drew DeLorenzo, Cameron Fox, Matt Gibbons, Trey Hollingsworth, Brandon Howard, Sean Howard, Jeremy Jacobs, Taylor Kiser, Ethan Sanders, Evan Sanders, Cole Strickler, Derek Smith, Jason Taylor and Brent Wyatt.

"I also want to thank the Lord for putting us where we supposed to be," Jet Coach Mike Buck.

Freshmen Cameron Fox and Will Ballard were recognized.

Next were sophomores Josh Potter, Landan LaSalle, Tyler Crowder and Cameron Pritchard.

This is a good class and class of characters," said Buck.

Juniors Landon Sherrill and Boomer Beard were honored.

Lastly were seniors Chris Grippe, Daniel Keyes, Kirby Reed, Josh Norris, Donnie Melton, Travis Rice and senior manager Bobby Kilby.

These were funny guys and big hair guys. I enjoyed coaching them," said Buck.