Deron Belford, a sophomore at Calallen High School, was named the Bigtime Basketball Player of the Year for the Coastal Bend during a recent ceremony.

As a point guard for the Calallen High School varsity basketball team, Belford averaged 14.4 points per game this season, along with 3.3 assists per game and 2.2 steals per game. He led the team with 76 steals for the season.