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2018 Mr. and Miss Kentucky Basketball Candidates

Today the Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation announced the candidates for Kentucky’s 2018 Mr. and Miss Basketball. As part of a partnership between the Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation (KLEF) and the Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches (KABC) the following Kentucky senior student athletes have been selected as Mr. and Miss Kentucky Basketball candidates and Regional Players of the Year:

2018 Miss KY Basketball Candidates
Region 1: Macey Turley – Murray
Region 2: Trinitee Jackson – Christian County
Region 3: Caitlin Simon – Edmonson County
Region 4: Amaya Lasley – South Warren
Region 5: Marly Walls – Nelson County
Region 6: Molly Lockhart – Butler
Region 7: Grace Berger – Sacred Heart Academy
Region 8: Shelby Harmeyer – Simon Kenton
Region 9: Lexi Held – Cooper
Region 10: Taylor Clos – Campbell County
Region 11: Mashayla Cecil – Paul Laurence Dunbar
Region 12: Seygan Robins – Mercer County
Region 13: Blair Green – Harlan County
Region 14: Macie Gibson – Owsley County
Region 14: Hannah Kash – Lee County
Region 15: Summer Rose – Shelby Valley
Region 16: Madison Darnell – Russell
Region 16: Mykasa Robinson – Ashland Blazer


2018 Mr. KY Basketball Candidates
Region 1: Jerome (JJ) Reed – Paducah Tilghman
Region 2: Detorrion Ware – Christian County
Region 3: GCorian Gardner – Owensboro
Region 4: Skyelar Potter – Warren Central
Region 5: Mickey Pearson – John Hardin
Region 6: Curt Lewis – Valley
Region 7: Jay Scrubb – Trinity (Louisville)
Region 8: Cobe Penny – Anderson County
Region 9: CJ Fredrick – Covington Catholic
Region 9: Adam Kunkel – Cooper
Region 10: Will Philpot – George Rogers Clark
Region 11: Eric Boone – Bryan Station
Region 12: Trevon Faulkner – Mercer County
Region 12: Steven Fitzgerald – Pulaski County
Region 13: Andrew Taylor – Corbin
Region 13: Markelle Turner – Knox Central
Region 14: Caleb Bonny – Estill County
Region 15: Wyatt Battaile – Pikeville
Region 16: Dalton Barnett – Menifee County

**Some nominations resulted in a tie, therefore there are a few regions with multiple candidates. **

The male and female with the most votes from the final ballot will be named Mr. and Miss Kentucky Basketball at the awards ceremony on Tuesday, March 13th in Lexington, KY at the Lexington Center’s Bluegrass Ballroom.

All basketball fans are invited to attend the 2018 Mr. and Miss Kentucky Basketball Awards Ceremony. Tickets are on sale now at For questions or to purchase a table (seats 10) call KLEF directly at 1-502-583-0564 or 1-800-232-5308.

The 7th Annual Mr. and Miss Kentucky Basketball Awards Ceremony serves as a fundraiser for the Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation, who has announced Mr. Kentucky Basketball since 1954 and Miss Kentucky Basketball since 1976.

KLEF’s mission is to prevent and cure blindness. For more information contact KLEF at 502-583-0564.

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