Barton Community College hosted the third annual Central Kansas All-Star Classic on Sunday, showcasing 45 high school senior baskeball players from across Kansas.
To say both the girls’ and boys’ game had a lot of offense might be understating things.
The National team won the boys’ game, 153-147, and the American team took the girls’ game, 106-96.
In the boys’ scoring clinic, 43 3-pointers were made between the two teams.
National team’s Zuriel Reyes of St. John-Hudson and American team’s Jordan Windholz of Hays each made six treys.
Windholtz led all scorers with 29 points.
The American team had the game’s No. 2 scorer as well, Meade’s Morgan Davis, who scored 23 points.
National team had eight players in double figures scoring, coached by St. John’s Clint Kinnamon, who earned a Class 2A state title this season.
In the girls’ game, the Americans were led by Kristin Huser of Victoria with 21 points.
Bucklin’s Morgan Hood scored 19 points to lead the Nationals.
Davis took home the slam dunk title.
Hood outsho Ness City’s Jessie Rubottom in the girls’ 3-point competition.
Halstead’s Anthony Santiago edged Reyes in the boys’ 3-point competition.
For the girls, Hood was named the Nationals MVP, and Huser was awarded Americans MVP.
Banister won the boys’ Nationals MVP award.
Windholtz ws the Americans MVP.
— Kevin Price