Posted On: 09/9/19 4:52 PM

Class of 2020 forward Evan Worley of Hillsboro is following in the footsteps of some impressive forwards who have led the Hawks to district championship glory in recent years.

The Hawks were led by 6'8" Gaven Pinkley, a 2018 graduate and four-year standout who is now at Central Missouri State. He is the school's career scoring and rebounding leader. Stepping into Pinkley's shoes was 6'5" Mike Brewer, who was Pinkley's sidekick for two years, but elevated his game to average 20 points a game and lead the Hawks to a district title. Brewer is now playing professional baseball in the Texas Rangers organization.

The 6'7" Worley joined Brewer on the front line last season, but will now be the main man up front for the Hawks as they hope to keep up their winning ways. Worley should be more than up to the task with his versatile game that includes low post scoring and 3-point shooting. He recently picked up his first offer from Millikin University (IL) and has also received interest from Missouri Southern, Sterling, and SUNY.

"I felt very blessed to receive my first offer from Millikin," Worley said. "I had a great visit with coaches (Mark) Scherer

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