H.S. BASKETBALL | Mr. and Miss Kentucky Basketball Finalists Revealed

02/16/2018 12:09 PM

The Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation announced this year’s candidates for Kentucky’s 2018 Mr. and Miss Basketball on Friday.

Nineteen boys players are up for Kentucky’s Mr. Basketball, while 18 girls players are up for Kentucky’s Miss Basketball.

Here is a list of the senior basketball players who are finalists:

2018 Kentucky Mr. Basketball Finalists
Region 1: Jerome (JJ) Reed – Paducah Tilghman
Region 2: Detorrion Ware – Christian County
Region 3: GCorian Gardner – Owensboro
Region 4: Skyelar Potter – Warren Central
Region 5: Mickey Pearson – John Hardin
Region 6: Curt Lewis – Valley
Region 7: Jay Scrubb – Trinity (Louisville)
Region 8: Cobe Penny – Anderson County
Region 9: CJ Fredrick – Covington Catholic
Region 9: Adam Kunkel – Cooper
Region 10: Will Philpot – George Rogers Clark
Region 11: Eric Boone – Bryan Station
Region 12: Trevon Faulkner – Mercer County
Region 12: Steven Fitzgerald – Pulaski County
Region 13: Andrew Taylor – Corbin
Region 13: Markelle Turner – Knox Central
Region 14: Caleb Bonny – Estill County
Region 15: Wyatt Battaile – Pikeville
Region 16: Dalton Barnett – Menifee County

2018 Kentucky Miss Basketball Finalists
Region 1: Macey Turley – Murray
Region 2: Trinitee Jackson – Christian County
Region 3: Caitlin Simon – Edmonson County
Region 4: Amaya Lasley – South Warren
Region 5: Marly Walls – Nelson County
Region 6: Molly Lockhart – Butler
Region 7: Grace Berger – Sacred Heart Academy
Region 8: Shelby Harmeyer – Simon Kenton
Region 9: Lexi Held – Cooper
Region 10: Taylor Clos – Campbell County
Region 11: Mashayla Cecil – Paul Laurence Dunbar
Region 12: Seygan Robins – Mercer County
Region 13: Blair Green – Harlan County
Region 14: Macie Gibson – Owsley County
Region 14: Hannah Kash – Lee County
Region 15: Summer Rose – Shelby Valley
Region 16: Madison Darnell – Russell
Region 16: Mykasa Robinson – Ashland Blazer

The winners will be announced on Tuesday, March 13 in Lexington, Ky. at the 2018 Mr. and Miss Kentucky Basketball Awards Ceremony.

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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