Trio of Bucs are 1st-team all-district

Published 2:19 pm Friday, July 31, 2020

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Three Bowling Green School basketball players are first-team all-district in the 4-3A league for the 2019-20 season.

Braden Edwards, Steven Scott Cooper and Jace Schexnider all made the top team for the Buccaneers.

Edwards nearly averaged a double-double this season. Edwards scored 12.5 points per game and grabbed 9.6 rebounds a contest to go with 4.4 assists.

Cooper posted 13.4 points, 6.4 boards and he made 2.7 steals per game.

Schexnider averaged 14.7 points a game, 3.4 steals and he dished out 4.1 assists a contest. Besides being an all-district player, Schexnider also made the South State All-Tournament Team.

The Buccaneers had one second-team all-district player in Rece Dillon.

This season, Dillon tallied 12.8 points and pulled down 5.3 boards per game.

Two Bowling Green players are all-district honorable mention players in Matthew Downs and Nathan Jenkins.

Jenkins recorded 5.7 points per game along with 4.8 rebounds and he blocked 2.6 shots a contest.

Downs posted 4.1 points a game to go with 3.2 steals and 4.2 rebounds per contest.

This season, Bowling Green reached the South State Tournament after coming in second place in the district tourney. Bowling Green lost in the second round to Clinton Christian Academy, 59-45. Clinton Christian was defeated in the first round of the Class 3A Tournament.