LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Makayla Epps and Dominique Hawkins had similar goals: closing their careers with state championships.
Epps led Marion County to the title while Hawkins was a force for Madison Central. Along the way, the players also accomplished some personal goals before they begin their college careers at Kentucky.
Epps was name the girls player of the year and Hawkins the boys player of the year in voting by members of The Associated Press.
Covington schools swept the coaches' awards: Holmes' Jason Booher (boys) and Notre Dame's Nicole Levandusky (girls) were chosen. Notre Dame reached the girls Sweet 16 final before falling to Marion County; Holmes lost in the boys Sweet 16 quarterfinal to Madison Central.