The Kentucky All-Star Basketball Classic, which annually matches top Kentucky high school basketball players against the best in Indiana, is set for Sunday, June 11. The girls game will begin at 2 PM with the boys game immediately afterwards. Both games will be played at Frankfort Convention Center in Frankfort, KY.
Since 1940, the Classic has created an intense rivalry between the two historically basketball-rich states.
As an annual fundraiser, the Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation is once again proud to host the KY-IN All Star Basketball Classic. This event has a history of featuring some of the very best players in the state; many of whom that have gone on to become outstanding collegiate and NBA players.
The teams are comprised of the 2017 Mr. and Miss Kentucky Basketball recipients, both wearing the #1 jersey and players who were selected during tryouts to represent Kentucky in the challenge to beat Indiana.
The 2017 Boys All Star Basketball Classic Players Are:
Mr. Basketball – Taveion Hollingsworth, Paul Laurence Dunbar
James Baker, Meade Co.
DeAndre “Pedro” Bradshaw, Russellville
Peyton Broughton, North Laurel
Lukas Burkman, Trinity
Timmy Dalton, Lawrence Co.
Kel Livers, Bardstown
Sean McNeil, Cooper
Jake Ohmer, Scott
Clivonte Patterson, Ballard
Terry Taylor, Bowling Green
Chris Vogt, Graves Co.
Trace Young, North Hardin (Alternate)
Head Coach Rodney Woods, Wayne Co.
Assistant Coach Scott Chalk, Paul Laurence Dunbar
Coach James Boo Brewer, Bardstown
Coach Jack Baker, Wayne Co.
Administrative Assistant Landry Woods, Scott Co.
The 2017 Girls All Star Basketball Classic Players Are:
Miss Basketball – Lindsey Duvall, Bullitt East
Jordan Brock, Harlan
Kaylee Clifford, Trimble Co.
Mackenzie Coleman, Metcalfe Co.
Rebecca Cook, Franklin Co.
Tonysha Curry, DuPont Manual
Tasia Jeffries, Butler
Kristen Mayo, East Carter
Jaelynn Penn, Butler
Princess Stewart, Franklin Co.
Jada Stinson, Elizabethtown
Breia Torrens, Butler
Head Coach Larry Just, Butler
Assistant Coach Joey Thacker, Franklin Co.
Coach Hager Easterling, East Carter
Coach Amy Siegel, Assumption
Tickets are available at www.kyallstarclassic.eventbrite.com
General Admission – $12 in advance and $15 the day of the game.
Student tickets – $6 in advance and $8 the day of game. Tickets include both games.
Profits support the Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation’s mission of preventing blindness and restoring vision. For questions, please call (502) 583-0564 or 1-800-232-5308.
Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation
The Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation is a non-profit organization with the mission to prevent and cure blindness by supporting an eye clinic, eye research and eye screenings. For over 50 years the Foundation has been supported by Lions Clubs from across the state, who serve selflessly and are known as knights of the blind in the crusade against darkness. Annually, over 60,000 Kentuckians are served through the programs provided by the Lions of Kentucky.