Grassroots Preview: Kentucky Ambition 17u


Posted On: 04/3/18 1:45 PM

Kentucky Ambition returns after a successful 16u season that saw them win several games last season. Their roster is loaded with potential college players who can benefit from the added exposure that comes with being a member of the Adidas Silver Gauntlet. Every member of the 17u roster is from Louisville.


Kevion Hudson, Waggener – The combo guard from Waggener averaged 8.7 points and 2.6 rebounds in his junior season. Hudson will need to improve his shooting percentages to attract the eyes of college coaches on the Adidas Silver Gauntlet.
Tyler Anderson, Pleasure Ridge Park – A 6’4 Wing from PRP, Anderson played 30 games for the Panthers and averaged a modest 2.8 points and 1.3 rebounds per game.
Tyione Downs, Doss – 6’3 Wing only scored 6 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 12 games for Doss this season.
Deisch Smith, Western – Smith is a 6’2 wing who, according to the KHSAA, did not see the floor in a varsity game for Western this season.
Rajae Johnson, Valley – Johnson scored just shy of 3 points per game this season for the Vikings.
Isaac Womack, Ballard – Womack played just 8 games this season for the Bruins. He averaged 1.5 points and .9 rebounds in limited action.
Jacobe Brown, Western – Brown did not play in a varsity game for the Warriors this season.
Zachary Gray, Male – A 6’6 Power Forward, Gray saw action in every game but one for Male this season. Zach averaged 4.2 points and 3.1 rebounds per game.
B’Angelo Anderson, Southern – The 5’8″ Point Guard did not play varsity for Southern this year.
McKay Howell, Kentucky Country Day – The 6’8″ post player played 19 games this year and chipped in 1.9 points and grabbed 2.7 rebounds per appearance.
Jeremiah Boyd, Doss – A wing scorer for the Dragons, Boyd averaged 8.4 points and pulled down 5.4 points per game in his junior season.

4/14-15: Bullitt East Charger Classic, Bullitt East High School

4/20-22: Adidas Gauntlet Silver, Indianapolis, IN

4/27-4/29: Adidas Gauntlet Silver, Atlanta, GA

5/11-5/13: AAU State, Lexington

5/25-5/27: Adidas Gauntlet Silver Regional Qualifier, Chicago, IL

7/11-7/15: Adidas Gauntlet Silver Finale, New York, NY

7/18-7/22: AAU National Tournament, Orlando, FL

7/25-7/29: 21st Annual Battle of the Bridges, Louisville