Unknowns and Undervalued

Posted On: 01/15/19 8:33 AM

It's very early in their careers but there are several young men who are making their names known before they've even taken a high school class. Here's a breakdown of some middle schoolers who are making their presence known at the varsity level already.

  • Travis Perry, Lyon County - Only a 7th grader, Perry is the leading scorer for the Lyons and is already 33rd in the entire state in scoring with an average of 21.1 points per game. If he just continues his current scoring, he would score over 4,000 career points by the time he graduates. 
  • Reed Sheppard, North Laurel - The son of two former UK players, Reed is already becoming a known name across the state as an 8th grader. The Jaguars' leading scorer at 15.6 points per game, Sheppard has already shown his dad's vertical, catching lobs above the rim and throwing down dunks.
  • Kaleb Glenn, Ballard - At 6'4 and having the physical build of someone 5 years older, Glenn has played in every game for Ballard this year, He's put up modest numbers of 3 points and 2 rebounds this season but he has done an admirable job of manning the post while Senior Alex

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