GEORGETOWN - Forty-two boys and 40 girls junior basketball standouts in Kentucky have been selected to tryout for the Kentucky/Indiana Junior All-Stars series. The WLKY Kentucky/Indiana All-Star Classic added a two-game series for the Bluegrass State’s top juniors in 2012. Among the invitees is Johnson Central standout Shane Hall.
During his junior season, Hall averaged 15.9 points and 9.9 rebounds in 27 games for Johnson Central. Hall led the Golden Eagles to their second straight 15th Region championship. A Prestonsburg native, Hall has scholarship offers from Tennessee, Butler and UAB, among others.
The tryout selections were determined by a voting process made available to all high school coaches in Kentucky. Tryouts for the Kentucky Junior All-Stars will be held in conjunction with the senior tryouts March 23 and 24 at Georgetown College. The Kentucky portion of the junior series will be held Friday, June 7 at a location in Louisville to be announced.
The boys’ Junior All-Stars’ tryout invitees are Jake Allen (North Laurel), Michael Arnett (Calloway County), Joseph Ayers (Bowling Green), Brent Bach (Augusta), Cody Belter (Shelby Valley), Tim Bickel (Daviess County), Darion Burns (Fleming County), Byron Carver (Warren Central), Zack Chaykowsky (Union), Christen Cunningham (Henry Clay), Jackson Davis (Lafayette), Trey Edwards (Hopkinsville), Nacarius Fant (Bowling Green), Jordan Fox (Jackson County), Trent Gilbert (Scott County), Jordan Green (Henry Clay), Trey Grundy (Henry Clay), Shane Hall (Johnson Central), Dominique Harding (Elizabethtown), LaMontray Harris (Pleasure Ridge Park), Brandon Hatton (Dixie Heights), Daniel Helton (Walton-Verona), Corey Holbrook (Campbell County), Patrick Hubert (St. Mary), Chris Hudson (Hazard), D’Angelo Hunter (Pleasure Ridge Park), Trevor Jenkins (Butler County), Shawn Johnson (Mason County), Justin Johnson (Perry County Central), David Kapinga (Southwestern), Trevor Lewis (Ohio County), Kelan Martin (Ballard), Antonio McDaniels (Pleasure Ridge Park), Austin Rentfrow (Marshall County), Nathan Roush (DeSales), Nick Ruthsatz (Covington Catholic), Sam Sargeant (Apollo), Matt Schulman (DeSales), Hunter Shelton (Apollo), Quentin Snider (Ballard), Troy Steward (Fleming County) and Alex Trentman (Bishop Brossart).