Sequoyah senior named Oklahoma Indian All-State player

BY STAFF REPORTS
06/08/2011 07:35 AM
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – Sequoyah Schools senior Terran Pettit has been named an Indian All-State player for the 16th annual Oklahoma Indian All-State basketball game.

The game is set for June 17 at Oklahoma Wesleyan University in Bartlesville.

“It’s pretty awesome,” Pettit said. “I have worked hard and (Sequoyah) coach (Larry) Grigg has always encouraged me and helped me. He has really helped me to understand the game. I owe him a lot for this.”

The boys and girls Oklahoma Indian All-State games are opportunities to showcase and reward some of the most dedicated and successful Indian youth in the state.

Pettit will participate in a two-day festival that will consist of a leadership seminar, banquet, basketball clinic, motivational speaker and the opportunity to play in the all-state game.

The girls game will begin at 6 p.m. and the boys will immediately follow. Tickets are $5.

Pettit, 18, of Stilwell, is the son of Terry and Ruby Pettit. He is Creek and Cherokee and was a member of the Sequoyah basketball team and the National Honor Society. He was named a Tri-State Tournament Most Valuable Player and was ranked in Vype Magazine’s top 100 players.

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