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Posted On: 06/9/18 12:06 PM
One of the state’s premier shooters, 2019 Cevin Clark is putting together a strong offseason as he gears up for his senior season.
A year ago, the 6’0 guard averaged 21.4 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game last season while shooting 90 percent from the free throw line and made 50 3-pointers in 25 games. Known for his shooting abilities, Clark has become a well-rounded offensive player able to handle the ball and create his own show.
“I like to handle the ball,” Clark said. “I love to drive to the bucket, but I also can pull up mid-range or come off screens for threes. I just like a challenge, so the bigger the game, the more hyped I get. I just feel like I’m a very versatile player who can do a lot of things.”
Clark helped lead Arkansas City to a 19-6 record last season and a third-place finish at the Kansas 4A state championships.
“My role was to be a leader, to score, and to get others involved in the offense,” Clark said. “We had a lot of seniors take on the other roles, like rebounding and defending, so we had a nice well-rounded team. Plus, we had played together since grade school, so we were all like brothers. It was a great atmosphere every day in the gym.”
Clark is putting in work this offseason with the Heat, a team that features several under-the-radar type players.
“My summer team (the Heat) is a fun group of guys,” Clark says. “They’re easy to get along with, and we’ve played well in most of our tournaments. We just want to compete and get better.”
Clark says he is is working on improving his defense this offseason.
“I’m doing a lot of agility and defensive drills this summer to get better in that area,” he says.