Breds basketball holds awards banquet at center court

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By Mike Aldridge

Coach Larry Kendall and the staff of the Harrison County basketball Thorobreds hosted the team in the annual awards banquet Tuesday night at the high school.  
This ceremony, different from the others, was held on the basketball floor at center court where the team spent many hours over the past years.  
The six seniors who toiled together for the past four years prompted Coach Kendall to hold the program where they had molded together as a team.
The awards program followed a wonderful meal of barbeque, beans, slaw and dessert provided by the basketball boosters. The awards were as follows:
Academic Awards
First Team with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher; Grant Carr (3.92), Brandon Case (3.96), Marly Jenkins (4.0), Madelyn Judy (3.8), Scott Kendall (3.92), Jordan Martin (3.9), Dillon Pulliam (4.0), Robbie Stroub (4.0), Jordan Stubbs (3.8), John VanHook (3.9).
Honorable Mention with a 3.25 GPA were: Haley Carr, Sam Levi, Austin Short, and Trenton Thompson.  
Coach Kendall, when making the presentations, noted that not having to be concerned with academic problems made the coaching job easier for him and the staff.
The scoring award went to junior Dillon Pulliam who averaged 13.6 points per game.  Pulliam also was the team leader in rebounding with 165, 62 of which were offensive.  
Senior Scott Kendall led the Thorobreds in three categories each that would be associated with the point guard position.  
Kendall had 2.2 steals per game, 73 in all; 3.3 assists per game, 110 over all; and 2.4 deflections per game, which is 79 total for the season.  
Senior Tyler Wagner won the award for the best two-point field goal percentage hitting on 94 of 168 attempts for 55 percent and also had the most blocked shots with