COUNTY CONNECTION | Pendleton County's Dontaie Allen Primed For Big Season

11/29/2017 06:41 PM

Pendleton County basketball player Dontaie Allen began his 2017-2018 regular season with a solid outing on Tuesday night with a 36-point performance.

Allen helped lead his Wildcats to a 79-36 win over Bracken County in the Wildcats’ regular season opener.

Allen will be a player to watch this year across the state.

The Class of 2019 guard has already received five Division One offers and is closing in on two major Pendleton County High School records (most points and most rebounds):

Pendleton County’s next game will be against Clay County on Friday. The game will be played at North Laurel as part of the Nissan Classic:

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

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