Freeman selected second team All-State

Published 10:04 pm Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Nansemond-Suffolk Academy sophomore Jaden Freeman was selected second team All-State.

The Saints boys’ basketball team was able to be represented on the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association All-State teams. Freeman was chosen to the VISAA Division II second team after a strong season for the Saints.

Freeman was also a first team All-Conference selection this season as well. The sophomore wanted a state championship, as that’s the ultimate team goal, but was also hoping to make the All-Conference and All-State teams, which he did.

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“I’m just really thankful and happy to have made the team,” Freeman said. “Hearing the news, I feel better about the season I had. But I still think I can improve on the things I did this year and do better things next year. I just want to win with my team and the stats will come with that. I like to do whatever I can to help my team win.”

During the season, Freeman battled an injury that caused him to miss a few games. However, he was able to help NSA to a 16-11 record. The team also earned a state tournament berth but fell to Hargrave Military Academy in the first round.