Bobkits Basketball 17/18

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Lady Bobcats Basketball 17/18

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News from Mr. Rinella  (April 2018)

I just wanted to spread some joy of positivity concerning some of our student athletes and the recognition that they received recently. We have several student athletes who have been awarded college scholarships. Along with scholarships, many of our girls and boys basketball team members participated in the Southern Illinois All-Star Game at Rend Lake College this past weekend. First, let us start with the scholarships:

Cymone Ballard - Cymone signed with Bethany College in Kansas last week. Cymone will be playing volleyball at Bethany College. Cymone participated in the Rend Lake All-Star Basketball Game this past weekend. To my knowledge, Cymone is the the only volleyball player in Meridian #101 history to receive an athletic scholarship for volleyball. 

Alexis Crain - Alexis was a 1st Team All-Conference performer as well as MVP of the SEC conference for the 2017-2018 basketball season. Alexis was selected to the All-South Basketball Team by the Southern Illinoisan. Alexis will be signing a basketball scholarship with Southeastern Illinois College in Harrisburg next Thursday at 2:30 PM. 

Ra'Keya Jeter - Ra'Keya was an All-Conference performer in the SEC during the 2017-2018 campaign. Ra'Keya participated in the Rend Lake All-Star Basketball Game this past weekend. Ra'Keya will be signing a basketball scholarship with Shawnee Community College next Wednesday at 2:00 PM. 

Ra'Kyah Jeter - Ra'Kyah was a 1st Team All-Conference performer in the SEC this past basketball season. Ra'Kyah was selected to the All-South Basketball Team by the Southern Illinoisan. Ra'Kyah played in Rend Lake All-Star Basketball Game. Ra'Kyah  will be signing a basketball scholarship with Shawnee Community College next Wednesday at 2:00 PM. 

Darnell Lowe - MVP of the SEC Conference for the 2017-2018 basketball season. 1st Team All-Conference and leading for getter for the SEC. Selected to the All-South Basketball Team by the Southern Illinoisan. Darnell played in the Southern Illniois All-Star Game at Rend Lake College. Darnell is in talks with several schools about signing a scholarship. We will keep you posted. 

JaQuan Jones - 1st Team All-Conference in the SEC for the 2017-2018 basketball campaign. JaQuan was selected to the All-South Basketball Team by the Southern Illinoisan. JaQuan played in the Southern Illinois All-Star Game at Rend Lake College,JaQuan won the 3-Point Contest at the Rend Lake College All-Star Game. JaQuan advanced to the state finals for the IHSA 3-Point Contest as well. JaQuan is currently discussing his college scholarship opportunities with several colleges. 

DeMond Vasser - DeMond was selected to participate in the Southern Illinois All-Star Game at Rend Lake College. DeMond won the Dunk Contest at the Southern Illinois All-Star Game. DeMond  has been offered a basketball scholarship by Monmouth College. He intends on signing with them in the near future. 

Congratulations to Coach Griffin and Coach Johnson. Their successful seasons were accompanied by well deserving accolades for our student athletes. Both Coach Griffin and Coach Johnson were selected to coach their respective teams in the Southern Illinois All-Star Game at Rend Lake College. Congratulations to both coaches on excellent seasons. 

 

 

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