TAKEAWAYS FROM KOB JAMOREE
Below are our Takeaways from Saturday's King of the Bluegrass Jaboree held at Fairdale High School in Fairdale, KY. All teams are from Kentucky.
- TOP SENIOR: ELI ROBERTS (LOUISVILLE MANUAL)
- TOP JUNIOR: SAM CONLEY (TAYLORSVILLE SPENCER CO.)
- TOP SOPH: JAMES JEWELL (LOUISVILLE EASTERN)
- TOP 8TH GRADER: TRAVIS PERRY (EDDYVILLE LYON CO.)
- BEST BALLHANDLER: ELI WILKES (MORGANFIELD UNION CO.)
- BEST BLUE COLLLAR PLAYER: ZACH BIRD (LOUISVILLE EASTERN)
- BEST DEFENDER: ISAAC TEDFORD (FAIRDALE)
- BEST REBOUNDER: CLEM JOHNSON (MORGANFIELD UNION CO.)
- BEST SCORER: BLAKE STEWART (ASHLAND BOYD CO.)
- BEST SHOOTER: GUNNAR BINGHAM (EDDYVILLE LYON CO.)
- BEST UPSIDE: CHRISTIAN SPALDING (LOUISVILLE EASTERN)
- MOST VERSATILE: KALE GAITHER (MORGANFIELD UNION CO.)
- PLAYER TO WATCH OUT FOR: JACOB SANGALLI (LOUISVILLE CAL)
- TOP SLASHER: MALIK WILSON (OWENSBORO APOLLO)
- TOP SLEEPER: BRADEN DANIELS (LOUISVILLE CAL)
- TOP TWO TEAMS: LOUISVILLE EASTERN & MORGANFIELD UNION CO.
- UP AND COMING COACH: ALEX YOUNG (SHEPHERDSVILLE NORTH BULLITT)
KOB JAMOREE'S TOP PLAYERS
Yesterday, I officially started my 47th season as a basketball scout by attending the King of the Bluegrass Jaboree at Fairdale High School in Fairdale, KY. Each game consisted of four quarters that lasted eight minutes each, but the scores were erased at the end of each quarter. Below were the top dozen players and all teams were from Kentucky.
- JAMES JEWELL 6-7/SO LOUISVILLE EASTERN
- TRAVIS PERRY 6-1/8TH EDDYVILLE LYON CO.
- SAM CONLEY 6-3/JR TAYLORSVILLE SPENCER CO.
- KALE GAITHER 6-0/JR MORGANFIELD UNION CO.
- ELI ROBERTS 6-7/SR LOUISVILLE MANUAL
BRADEN DANIELS 6-3/JR LOUISVILLE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
- CLEM JOHNSON 6-5/JR MORGANFIELD UNION CO.
- ELI WILKES 5-10/JR MORGANFIELD UNION CO.
- BLAKE STEWART 6-1/SR ASHLAND BOYD CO.
- MALIK WILSON 6-0/SR OWENSBORO APOLLO
- ISAAC TEDFORD 5-11/JR FAIRDALE
CHRISTIAN SPALDING 5-11/SO LOUISVILLE EASTERN
USA TODAY'S PRESEASON TOP 25 GIRLS
Click below to view USA Today's Preseason H.S. Girls Top 25 Players for the upcoming season.
USA TODAY'S TOP 25
NAISMITH AWARD'S TOP 50 WATCH LIST
USA TODAY'S PRESEASON BOYS POLL
NAISMITH H.S. GIRLS WATCH LIST
Fairdale High School in Fairdale, KY, will be hosting its annual KOB Jamboree this coming Saturday, November 16th. Below is the lineup of all Kentucky teams.
- 12:00 PM LOUISVILLE EASTERN VS SPENCER CO.
- 1:30 PM LOUISVILLE CAL VS OWENSBORO APOLLO
- 3:00 PM SHEPHERDSVILLE NORTH BULLITT VS LYON CO.
- 4:30 PM FAIRDALE VS BOYD CO.
- 6:00 PM LOUISVILLE DOSS VS UNION CO.
- 7:30 PM LOUISVILLE MANUAL VS DAVIESS CO.
QUEEN OF THE COMMONWEALTH
Perhaps the top tournament in Kentucky for girls is the Queen of the Commonwealth which is set for December 20-23 at Bullitt East High School in Mt. Washington, KY. Below are fourteen out of the sixteen teams who'll be participating with the other two squads to be announced later.
- LOUISVILLE ASSUMPTION
- BARDSTOWN BETHLEHEM
- BOWLING GREEN
- MT. WASHINGTON BULLITT EAST
- LOUISVILLE BUTLER
- LOUISVILLE CENTRAL
- LOUISVILLE EASTERN
- FERN CREEK
- FRANKFORT FRANKLIN CO.
- WINCHESTER GEORGE ROGERS CLARK
- LEBANON MARION CO.
- LOUISVILLE MERCY
- GREENVILLE MUHLENBERG CO.
- OWENSBORO CATHOLIC