Posted On: 12/16/19 5:31 PM
Two weeks into the season and we have another outstanding crop of nominees for Player of the Week! We received over 20 nominees and whittled it down to these 10:
Sam Bearden, Holy Cross (Louisville) – Sam had 20 points and 9 rebounds and hit the game winning three in a win at Iroquois, 24 points and 6 rebounds in a win at Fairdale and 17 points and 7 rebounds in a win over Sayre and was named Player of the Game.
Jaylen Dorsey, Berea – The Junior scored 21 points and had 10 rebounds in a win over Dayton then had 38 points and 7 rebounds in a loss to Pineville.
Kason Hinson, Augusta – Against Raceland, Hinson had 22 points and 7 rebounds then followed up with 30 points, 13 rebounds and 7 assists in a win over previously undefeated Teays Valley (WV).
Luke Sheperson, Boyle County – Fresh off the football field, Sheperson had 11 points and 6 rebounds in a win at Somerset before a 31 point, 12 rebound performance in a loss at the buzzer at Frederick Douglass.
Justin Becker, Robertson County – In 3 wins for the week, the Sophomore scored 20 points, grabbed 9 rebounds and dished 7 assists in a win over Bracken County then had 17 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists against St. Patrick then finished with 35 points and 14 rebounds, including his 1,000th point against Buckhorn.
Logan Steinmacher, North Bullitt – Against Central Hardin, Steinmacher had 31 points, 12 rebounds and 4 assists. Against Moore, he had 21 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists in another win. Next up was a win over Bullitt Central where he had 26 points, 9 rebounds and 7 assists. To finish the week, he had 21 points and 6 rebounds in a loss at Bardstown.
Rodrell Dryden, Greenup County – Against Lewis County, Dryden had 19 points, 18 rebounds, 7 blocks, 5 assists and 2 steals in a win then went for 22 points, 20 rebounds, 7 assists, 3 steals and 3 blocks in a win over Dixie Heights.
Bryce Riley, Nelson County – Over the course of a 3-1 week for the Cardinals, the Sophomore averaged 20 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists per game and hit the game winner over Bethlehem. The next game, Riley had a career high 38 points against Model.
Kaleb Kanipe, Union County – Kanipe started his week with a double double in the OT win over UHA as he put up 18 points and 10 rebounds. In a win at Bracken County, Kanipe had 18 points and 15 rebounds then finished the week with 15 points and 12 rebounds in a win over Fleming County. Kanipe has a double-double in every game this season.
Wyatt Supplee, Carroll County – The Panthers went 3-0 this past week while Supplee had 33 points and 8 rebounds against Eminence, 17 points and 3 rebounds against Owen County and 47 points and 6 rebounds and hit the game winner against Louisville Western.