Kentucky Team Beats Ohio in Annual All-Star Basketball Game
The Kentucky Boys High School Basketball All-Stars throttled the Ohio All-Stars, 105-76, on Saturday night at Thomas More College in the annual "Battle at the Border". Knott County High School star Evan Hall was named Kentucky MVP after scoring 17 points. Hall has committed to play for Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis next season. Ben Casanova was named Ohio MVP with 11 points.
Terrell Gray of Doss High School (Lou.) racked up a game-high 21 points. Two Northern Kentucky high-school players participated in the game. Newport Central Catholic center Ben McDonald scored seven points. McDonald will play for Northern Kentucky University next season under new coach John Brannen. Covington Catholic forward Bo Schuh also got minutes in the game and scored two points. Schuh has committed to Transylvania University.
Holmes High School guard James Bolden did not play in the game, but his future teammate at West Virginia University Esa Ahmad played on the Ohio side and tallied five points in the game.
2015 Scott Brown Little General Classic
James Bolden scored 21 points at the 2015 Scott Brown Little General Classic. Bolden will play for West Virginia University next season. The C. Adam Toney “A” All-Stars defeated the Jan Care “AA” All-Stars 100-99. The EIN “AAA” All-Stars lost to the Crossroads Chevy National All-Stars 98-91 in the second game of the afternoon.
The annual all-star game features some of the best high school basketball players from West Virginia, as well as prep school stars from across the country.
Scott Brown was a sports writer for the Beckley Register-Herald newspaper.
-Staff report/Image courtesy of OH-KY All-Star Game