Ballard's Quentin Snyder is one of the top players nationally in the class of 2014 and college coaches are starting to take notice. Over the weekend the 6-foot-1 point guard picked up his first scholarship offer.
Western's Ryan Taylor is having a very nice senior season. The 6-foot-6 University of Louisville commit is averaging 24 points and 13 rebounds per game. This week Taylor and his teammates are playing in the Gaslight Holiday Classic at Jeffersontown. I caught up with Taylor at the tournament.
Bullitt East's Derek Willis is one of the top young players in the state. The 6-foot-8 sophomore has improved tremendously since last season and he has the potential to be a special player. Last week the Chargers participated in the King of the Bluegrass. I caught up with Bullitt East coach Troy Barr at the tournament and spoke with him about Willis
Trinity's Darryl Hicks is sitting out this season after transferring from Shelby County but that hasn't stop college coaches from pursuing the 6-foot-4 shooting guard. I caught up with Hicks last week at the King of the Bluegrass.
Last season, Shelby County freshman Darryl Hicks made headlines when he scored 30 points in the boys KHSAA Sweet 16 against Ballard. This season the Bruins have a two freshman that have two freshmen that are making a huge impact. Quinton Snyder and Kelen Martin have helped lead the Bruins to a 5-0 start. Both Snyder and Martin were invited to play at the prestigious Fab Frosh Camp in Chicago in July.
Last season the 7th Region was one of the toughest regions in the state. With several top prospects returning, this year will be no different. duPont Manual, Sacred Heart and defending state champions Mercy all return talented teams.
Last week we took a look at the state's top senior, now it's time to take a look at the state's top juniors. The junior class took a hit over the summer when, Lexington Catholic's Jaylen Beckham decied to transfer to prep school. However, the class still remains solid.
With the high school football season nearing an end, it's time to take a look at the top candidates to win the 2010 Mr. Football award. Here is a look at eight players making a strong case to take home the hardware.