It’s Signing Day for Two Tyler High School Basketball Athletes

Two Tyler High School senior athletes signed letters of intent to play basketball at the collegiate level today. The spring sports signing ceremony took place in the Dr. Martin L. Edwards, Jr. Theatre in front of the athletes’ families, coaches, and teammates.

Tyler High athletes signing letters of intent include:

Malik Caraway Ray – Richland College
Senior Guard
Two-Year Varsity Letterman, Two-Year Varsity Starter
2021 1st Team All-District 16-5A
Averaged 12 points per game this season with a season high 23 points against Palestine in a victory.

Tyler High Coach Paul Balcorta: “Malik is a respectable, hardworking young man with a bright future. His skills and basketball athleticism is a testament to his hard work. He is an excellent student in the classroom as well as on the basketball hardwood.”


Jerome Jones, Jr. – Cedar Valley College 
Senior Guard
Three-Year Varsity Letterman, Three-Year Varsity Starter
2020 & 2021 2nd Team All-District 16-5A
2019 Honorable Mention All-District 16-5A Sophomore Year
Averaged seven points per game this season with a season high 13 points against both Whitehouse and Huntsville.

Tyler High Coach Paul Balcorta: “Jerome is a quiet and confident young man who lets his hard work speak for itself. He was one of our best on the ball defenders we have had here at Tyler High School in the last few years. You could always count on Jerome playing his hardest and at full speed every game.”