By David Purdum / For the AJC
Both the AAAA boys and girls defending state basketball champions begin the season with new head coaches.
At Eagle’s Landing, Eric Wortham, Sr. takes over the program that his son, current Middle Tennessee State freshman Eric Wortham, Jr., helped lead to its first state championship last season. Wortham, Sr., follows coach Clay Crump, who took the coaching job at Harrison High School in the offseason.
Versatile big man Jordan Sessions is the only key contributor from last season’s team that graduated seven seniors. Wortham says expectations haven’t changed.
“Right now, the expectations are to win it again,” said Wortham. “To come in here after a team that graduated seven seniors with five D-I players, you’d think I’ve have to come in here and do a re-building type thing. But I’ve been impressed with these guys.”
Sessions has committed to Georgia State and will be the center piece for the Golden Eagles. Wortham also pointed to senior power forward