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Jefferson County’s Pree and Smith signed to Hinds CC



Jaliah Pree and Zy Smith: Photo from Facebook

Press Release:

Two Lady Tigers basketball standouts signed with Hinds Community College.

FAYETTE, Miss. – Hinds Community College women’s basketball team added two high school standouts to its 2023 signing class from Jefferson County High School. Zyer Smith and Jaliah Pree were thoroughly impressed with their visit to Hinds Community College in Utica, Mississippi. After the visit, they immediately knew that they wanted to continue their basketball career at Hinds Community College.

Jaliah and Zyer experienced great success on the basketball court. Jaliah averaged 17 points, 10 rebounds, and five assists per game. Zyer averaged 12 points, five rebounds, and eight assists per game.

Head Coach Travalyn Smith reflected on her role as a coach after the two basketball players signed with Hinds. Smith stated, “My definition of success as a coach is to do what it takes to get my players to the next level despite any obstacles they might encounter. I knew Zyer and Jaliah were exceptional players when I entered the gym. This success is just the beginning of their career, as they have to accomplish more significant achievements.”

Jefferson County

Pree and Smith signed

We fully expect Smith and Pree to have the same level of success at Hinds Community College Athletics.

Please join us in congratulating Zyer and Jaliah!!
#TigerNation #TigerPride #TigersToTheTop

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