Appalachian Underclassmen Hoop Stars Showcased Friday

The 8th annual Adidas / Gatorade Appalachian All Star Classic will take place this Friday, June 22nd at the Richard Nixon Athletic Center adjacent to Leslie Co. H.S.

This annual day has been held each year for the past seven years in the spring or summer off season to showcase Eastern KY.'s top up and coming basketball talent in both the girls and boys genders beginning with players who are just coming on the scene from the 8th and 9th grade to the sophomores and juniors of the last two years who will be entering the last phase of their high school career beginning this coming winter .

The girls all stars will be showcased between 1:00 - 4:00 in the afternoon while the boys all stars will be showcased between 4:00 - 10:00 in the evening . Players will be coming in from all points of Northeastern KY. all the way down to Southeastern KY. with a selection of the best talent in each one of the KHSAA regions from the 12th to 16th regions .

Players and coaches for these all star games were selected by the Tri-State Sports Recruiting Service based on their accomplishments of the past 2011 - 2012 high school basketball season .This service is owned and operated by former Perry Co. Coach & A.D. Ira D. Combs .

BOYS ROSTER

Rookie All Star Classic (1st Year Varsity Player's) 4:00pm

North All Stars / Home White Uniform / Coach Daniel Day - Leslie Co.

Guard - Chase Parsley - Sheldon Clark - 5' 10" - Soph.
Guard - Brandon Richardson - Sheldon Clark - 6' 0" - Fr.
Wing - Simon Christian - Knott Central - 6' 3" - Soph.
Forward - Dylan James - Sheldon Clark - 6' 4" - 8th
Center - Evan Hall - Knott Central - 6' 7" - Soph.
Rotation - Connor Hoskins - Buckhorn - 6' 0" - Fr.
Guard - Braxton Blair - Johnson Central - 5' 10" - Soph.
Guard - Dalton Adkins - Johnson Central - 5' 10" - Soph.
Wing - Peyton Cooper - Buckhorn - 6' 0" - Fr.
Forward - Zane Blair - Letcher Central - 6' 4" - Soph.
Center - To Be Announced

South All Stars / Road Dark Uniform / Coach Rodney Woods - Wayne Co.

Guard - Dustin Hensley - Knox Central - 6' 0" - Soph.
Guard - Peyton Woods - Wayne Co. - 5' 10" - Soph.
Wing - Logan Gardner - Wayne Co. - 6' 3" - NA - Soph.
Forward - Corey Stearns - Wayne Co. - 6' 3" - Fr.
Center - Isiah Collier - Southwest Pulaski - 6' 4" - Soph.
Guard - Jeffrey Adams - Knox Central - 6' 0" - Soph.

Guard - Trey Blevins - Wayne Co. - 5' 11" - Fr.
Wing - Nathan Cole - Knox Central - 6' 1" - Soph.
Forward - Blake Asher - Leslie Co. - 6' 4" - Fr.
Center - Chad Marsee - Knox Central - 6' 5" - Fr.

Gold Medal Adidas All Star Classic ( Soph. & Jr. ) 5:45pm

North All Stars - Home White Uniform / Coach To Be Announced

Guard - Cody Gregory - Letcher Central - 6' 1" - Jr.
Guard - Dylan Meade - Betsy Layne - 6' 1" - Jr.
Wing - Brent Ruckel - Lewis Co. - 6' 1" - Jr.
Wing - Chase Kirk - Sheldon Clark - 6' 3" - Jr.
Center - Cody Belter - Shelby Valley - 6' 10" - Jr.
Guard - Dalton Richardson - Shelby Valley - 6' 0" - Soph.

Guard - Jacob Porter - Russell - 6' 2" - Sr.
Guard - Matt Thompson - Hazard - 6' 2" - Jr.
W / F - Steven Wagers - Jackson Co. - 6' 5" - Sr.
Center - Tony Messer - Belfry - 6' 5" - Sr.
Rotation - Jordan Fox - Jackson Co. - Jr.

South All Stars - Away Dark Uniform / Coach Brad Sizemore - North Laurel

Guard - Marcus Carson - North Laurel - 5' 9" - Sr.
Guard - Landry Woods - Wayne Co. - 6' 0" - Sr.
Wing - Austin Pray - Perry Central - 6' 2" - Sr.
F / C - Aaron Caldwell - Harlan Co. Sr. - 6' 5" - Sr.
Center - Austin Rush - North Laurel - 6' 8" - Sr.

Guard - Jason Perkins - Wayne Co. - 6' 1" - Jr.
Guard - Kodi Reed - Clay Co. - 6' 3" - Sr.
W / F - Chad Massingill - Harlan Co. - 6' 2" - Sr.

Forward - To Be Announced
Center - To Br Announced

"Blue Chip" All Star Classic ( All Classes ) 7:30pm

North All Stars - Home White Uniform / Coach - Jeff Jackson - Lincoln Co.
Guard - Cameron Justice - Knott Central - 6' 2" - Soph.
Guard - Ethan Rowe - Pikeville - 6' 1" - Sr.

Wing - Tyler Thacker - Rowan Co. - 6' 3" - Jr.
Forward - Justin Johnson - Sheldon Clark - 6' 4" - Jr.
Center - Shane Hall - Johnson Central - 6' 8" - Jr.

Guard - Timmy Taylor - Lincoln Co. - 5' 10" - Soph.
Guard - Jacob Conway - Lincoln Co. - 6' 1" - 6' 1" - Soph.
Wing - Logan Nickell - Elliott Co. - 6' 3" - Jr.
Forward - Matt Brown - Rowan Co. - 6' 5" - Sr.
Center - Josh Barnard - Rowan Co. - 6' 6" - Sr.

South All Stars - Away Dark Uniform / Coach Greg Coldiron - Tri State Recruiting Staff

Guard - Braxton Beverly - Perry Central - 5' 11" - Fr.
Guard - Matthew Barger - Knox Central - 6' 1" - Soph.
Wing - Justin Edwards - Southwest Pul. - 6' 4" - Jr.
F / C - Jake Allen - North Laurel - 6' 8" - Jr.
Center - Dalton Cornett - Perry Central - 6' 6" - Sr.
Guard - Justin Schultz - Southwest Pul. - 6' 0" - Jr.
Guard - Tyler Brewer - Harlan Co. Sr. - 6' 1" - Sr.
Wing - Alex Sergent - Harlan Co. Sr. - 6' 2" - Sr.
Forward - Tyson Williams - McCreary Central - 6' 5" - Sr.
Center - Tobia Merida - Knox Central - 6' 7" - Sr.

Girls Rosters

Adidas / Gatorade Blue Chip All Star Classic 2pm

North All Stars - Coach Clay Campbell / Pike Central
Players wear (Home/White uniforms)

Katelyn Newsome - Sheldon Clark - 5' 8" - Sr.
Kelah Eldridge - Letcher Central - 5' 7" - Sr.
Taylor Porter - Lawrence Co. - 5' 8" - Sr.
Kassidy Prater - Pike Central - 5' 11" - Sr
Cassidy Campbell - Pike Central - 5' 11"
Kandace Porter - Sheldon Clark - 5' 11" - Sr.
Julie Cornett - Letcher Central - 5' 9" - Sr.

Paige Slone - Knott Central - 5' 5" - Sr.
Cheyenne Stidham - Letcher Central - 5' 6" - Fr.
Cameron Blackburn - Pike Central - 5' 7" - Sr.
Regan King - Knott Central - 5' 8" - Sr.
Keisha Collins - Letcher Central - 5' 10" - Sr.
Haley Short - Knott Central - 5' 4" - Jr.
Kansas Rice - Buckhorn - 5' 10" - Soph.

South All Stars - Coach Mark Collett - Leslie Co.
Players wear (Away/dark uniforms)

Whitney Back - Perry Central - 5' 4" - Sr.
Katie Moore - Leslie Co. - 5' 4" - Soph.
Chesnut Morgan - Clay Co. - 5' 8" - Sr.
Cheyenne Madden - Clay Co. - 5' 9" - Sr.
Kayla Rankin - Perry Central - 5' 10" - Jr.
Jessica Sanders - Bell Co. - 5' 5" - Soph.
Miranda Wilson - Corbin - 5' 6" - Jr.
Kayla Wilson - Corbin - 5' 8" - Jr.
Katelyn Fee - Leslie Co. - 5' 7" - Soph.
Cassie Shippy - Knox Central - 5' 9" - Sr.
Tori McIntosh - Leslie Co. - 5' 8" - Jr.
Sarah Ashley - Corbin - 5' 8" - Jr.
Brooke Asher - Leslie Co. - 6' 0" - Soph.


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