2016 Class Notes: Jay Huff To Play For State Title

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The latest on UVA men’s basketball’s 2016 Class, beginning with forward/center Jay Huff, who has helped his team to an appearance in the NCHSAA 1A state championship…

VOYAGER ACADEMY TO PLAY FOR STATE TITLE

Jay Huff scored 18 points as Voyager Academy (Durham) defeated South Creek (Roberson), 71-50, in the North Carolina 1A East Region final. The win earned the Vikings a spot in the NCHSAA 1A State Championship, which takes place on Saturday, March 12, at 2:30 p.m. at Carmichael Arena in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Winston-Salem Prep awaits in the championship contest.

The 6’11” Huff added seven rebounds and four blocks in the South Creek victory, which boosted Voyager Academy’s overall 2015/2016 record to 31-4. Click here to read the game story.

KYLE GUY’S SENIOR SEASON COMES TO AN END

Kyle Guy‘s phenomenal career at Lawrence Central (Indianapolis, IN) came to an end on March 5, when the Bears fell to North Central, 59-50, in the Sectional 10 Championship. The 6’3″, 165-pound senior combo guard was optimistic following the loss, in which he scored 28 points.

“This was the most fun I’ve had in a week playing basketball. We really came together as a team this week more than we had all season. I’m proud of the way we battled to the end. We left it all on the floor,” Guy told Kyle Neddenriep of the Indianapolis Star. Click here to read the full game story and view a photo gallery that features some good photos of Guy.

Lawrence Central finished the 2015/2016 season with a 19-7 overall record, which included two victories in the Sectional 10 playoffs as well as a regular season win at North Central. Guy, who will play in the McDonald’s All-American Game on March 30, averaged 23.5 points per game his senior season. Per MaxPreps.com, the consensus 4-star recruit made 54-percent of his field goals and connected on 43-percent of his 3-point tries.

In addition to the McDonald’s All-American Game, Virginia fans can tune into CBS on April 1 to watch Guy participate in the National High School 3-Point Competition.

HUNTER’S SENIOR SEASON HIGHLIGHTS

Click here to view De’Andre Hunter‘s senior season highlights on Hudl.com. The 6’7″, 185-pound prospect averaged around 23 points per game in the 2015/2016, earning first-team all-league honors for his performance. Friends’ Central finished with an 18-10 overall record.

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