Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)

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April 10, 2013

Carter County standouts make All-Area Team


April 10, 2013 —


Player (School) Year

Kyle Brown (West Carter) Senior

Darion Burns (Fleming Co.) Junior

Austin Chaffins (Lawrence Co.) Freshman

Dikembe Dixson (Ashland) Sophomore

Lance Evans (Russell) Senior

Shane Hall (Johnson Central) Junior

Austin Hunt (Boyd County) Senior

Nick Miller (Ashland) Sophomore

Logan Nickell (Elliott Co.) Junior

Jordan Perry (Morgan Co.) Freshman

Jacob Porter (Russell) Senior

Brett Ruckel (Lewis Co.) Junior

Logan Salow (Ashland) Senior

Kyle Skaggs (Russell) Senior

Troy Steward (Fleming Co.) Junior

Kyle Stewart (East Carter) Senior

Drew Swartz (Menifee Co.) Senior

Tyler Thacker (Rowan Co.) Junior

Trevor Tiller (Paintsville) Senior

PLAYER OF THE YEAR — Kyle Skaggs (Russell)  

COACH OF THE YEAR — Merle Kidwell (Russell)

HONORABLE MENTION: Ashland — Zach Hart; Bath County — Keegan Sammons; Boyd County — Grayson Griffith, Brandon Lowe, Brandon Taylor; East Carter — Connor Greene; Elliott County — Aaron Elliott; Fairview —Isaiah King; Fleming County — Austin Crisp, Brady Saunders; Greenup County —Justin Bond, Brandon Johnson, Jair Jackson; Johnson Central — Braxton Blair; Lawrence County — Robert Dalton, Brandon Richardson, Grant Kiser, Timmy Dalton; Paintsville — Matt Daniels; Raceland —Connor Messer.

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