Leesville High School senior, Reggie Smith will continue his basketball career playing for the Brookhaven Bears this fall in Texas.


Leesville High School senior, Reggie Smith will continue his basketball career playing for the Brookhaven Bears this fall in Texas.

'I'm very excited to be playing basketball in college,' Smith said. Smith, who graduated with the rest of his class this past Thursday, played basketball for Leesville all four years during high school as point guard and shooting guard. Head coach Carl Mastro said Smith averaged 18 points per game, five assists and four steals. Smith has done a tremendous job in his academics, Mastro said, and also helped lead the Wampus Cats to the playoffs two years ago.??

Smith, who was named all district defensive player of the year in 2010 and first team all district, signed a letter of intent for a scholarship and to play basketball at Brookhaven Community College in Dallas, Texas.

??'I will miss him,' his mother Jessica Smith said. 'The house will feel empty.