CONTACT: Kip Wesner, Team Coordinator, CALL (317) 925-8200 EVENTS COORDINATOR: Bob Garner-Phone 765-465-2569
MOVIE HOME COURT OF HICKORY HUSKERS
HOSTS ALL-STAR DOUBLEHEADER
Knightstown’s Historic Hoosier Gym,
movie home of the "Hoosiers" Hickory Huskers, is again the site of the
Hoosiers' Reunion All-Star Classic. The 13th annual girls' / boys'
doubleheader classic will take place on Friday, June 1, 2018. The girls'
game starts at 6:00 p.m. The boys' game follows at 8:00 p.m. The boys'
coaches are Daniel Cox (New Castle), Jerry Hoover (Blackford), Aaron
Spaulding (Eastern Hancock) and Chandler Thompson (Muncie Central).
Coaching the girls' teams are Bruce Dockery (Evansville Memorial), Joe
Lentz (Ben Davis), Julie Shelton (Mt. Vernon-Fortville) and Candy Wilson
(Valparaiso). The evening is highlighted by 2018 Indiana Miss
Basketball Amy Dilk (17.8 ppg) of Carmel who will attend the University
of Michigan. There are nine other girls who will participate on June 1st
that were also selected as 2018 Indiana All-Stars— Angel Baker (21.7),
Pike (Wright State) • Mackenzie Blazek (18.4), Whiteland (Illinois) •
Nia Clark (16.2), Ben Davis (Miami, OH) • Katlyn Gilbert (18.5),
Heritage Christian (Notre Dame) • Cassidy Hardin (17.3), Center Grove
(Purdue) • Emily Kiser (21.1), Noblesville (Michigan) • Tomi Taiwo
(16.4), Carmel (Iowa) • Kayana Traylor (21.4), Martinsville (Purdue) •
Michaela White (15), Pike (Indiana State). There are four other
players who are committed to NCAA Division I Universities. They are
Breanna Boles, Lapel (Indiana State) • Courtney Krol, Chesterton
(DePaul) • Blake Smith, Carmel (Ball State) and Asia Strong, South Bend
Riley (Bradley). The Girls’ game also features an IHSAA State Champion—
Rachel Stewart of 2017 AA Champion Eastern (Pekin)— along with two
others that were state finalist— Kyra Whitaker of 2018 AAA Runner-up
Greensburg and Cali Nolot of 2017 AAA Runner-up North Harrison.
The Boys’ game, the second of this Hoosiers' Reunion All-Star Classic
doubleheader, features a future Indiana Hoosier— Robert Phinisee (29.4
ppg), McCutcheon. He is joined by a half dozen more 2018 Indiana
All-Stars— Gavin Bizeau (22), Plainfield (Duquesne) • Jarron Coleman
(17.2), Indianapolis Cathedral (Ball State) • Kevin Easley (19),
Lawrence North (Tennessee Chattanooga) • Mekhi Lairy (26.2), Evansville
Bosse (Miami, OH) • De'Avion Washington (20.7), Terre Haute South
(Indiana State) and Dean Tate of 2018 AAAA State Champion Warren
Central. Romeo Langford, New Albany’s 2018 Indiana Mr. Basketball, will
attend the Hoosiers' Reunion All-Star Classic as an Honorary Player, but
he will NOT participate as a player in this event. Five more
boys are headed to NCAA Division I Colleges. Two were members of 2017
IHSAA State Champion teams— Jamal Harris of AAA Indianapolis Crispus
Attucks (New Orleans) and Landon Weins of AA Frankton (Morehead State).
The other three are Deandre Gholston, Gary 21st Century (Kent State),
Jack Hansen Guerin Catholic (IUPUI) and Myja White, Brebeuf Jesuit
(Miami, OH). Along with Tate, two others were 2018 IHSAA State
Champions— Caleb Middlesworth of AA Oak Hill and Eli Streeval of Class A
Morristown. Cole Jenkins was a 2018 AAAA Runner-up with Carmel.
Morristown’s Hayden Langkabel is an Honorary Player due to injury that
will prevent him from playing. Coordinating this event are Kip
Wesner, Publisher of Hoosier Basketball Magazine and Bob Garner, Events
Coordinator of the Historic Hoosier Gym in Knightstown. To purchase
tickets (there are only 600 seats - all reserved) call (765) 465-2569 to
charge by phone or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more details. All four team rosters— girls’ and boys’ Hickory Huskers and Terhune Tigers girls and boys— are listed. 2018 Hoosiers’ Reunion Classic Boys’ Teams
HICKORY HUSKER BOYS Coach Jerry Hoover, Blackford and Coach Aaron Spaulding, Eastern Hancock
NAME, SCHOOL HT POSITION COLLEGE Gavin Bizeau, Plainfield 6-10 Forward Duquesne Deandre Gholston, Gary 21st Century 6-4 Wing Kent State Luke Gohmann, Floyd Central 6-5 Forward Marian Jack Hansen, Guerin Catholic 6-7 Forward IUPUI JD Hoover, Blackford 6-5 Forward Undecided Israel Nash, Monroe Central 5-11 Guard Undecided Robert Phinisee, McCutcheon 6-1 Guard Indiana Garrett Silcott, Connersville 5-10 Guard IU-East Eli Streeval, Morristown 6-0 Guard Ivy Tech Dean Tate, Warren Central 5-8 Guard Undecided Addison True, Eastern Hancock 5-10 Guard Hanover De’Avion Washington, Terre Haute South 6-4 Wing Indiana State
* Honorary Player - Romeo Langford, New Albany (Indiana University). Romeo will attend the event as part of the Hickory team, but will NOT play in the game.
TERHUNE TIGER BOYS Coach Daniel Cox, New Castle and Coach Chandler Thompson, Muncie Central
NAME, SCHOOL HT POSITION COLLEGE Jarron Coleman, Indianapolis Cathedral 6-5 Wing Ball State Kevin Easley, Lawrence North 6-7 Forward TN Chattanooga Jamal Harris, Indianapolis Crispus Attucks 6-2 Guard New Orleans Cole Jenkins, Carmel 6-0 Guard DePauw Mekhi Lairy, Evansville Bosse 5-10 Guard Miami (Ohio) Caleb Middlesworth, Oak Hill 6-8 Forward Huntington William O’Connor, Greenfield-Central 6-6 Wing IU-South Bend Garrett Pumphrey, Cambridge City Lincoln 6-10 Forward Wittenburg Landon Weins, Frankton 6-2 Guard Morehead State Christian Wells. Muncie Central 6-4 Forward Undecided Myja White, Brebeuf Jesuit 6-1 Guard Miami (Ohio) Niah Williamson, New Castle 6-2 Guard Wabash
* Honorary Player - Hayden Langkabel, Morristown (Marian University). Hayden will attend the event as part of the Terhne team, but is injured and will not participate.
2018 Hoosiers’ Reunion Classic Girls’ Teams
HICKORY HUSKER GIRLS Coach Joe Lentz, Ben Davis and Coach Julie Shelton, Mt. Vernon (Fortville)
NAME, SCHOOL HT POSITION COLLEGE Nia Clark, Ben Davis 5-9 Guard Miami (Ohio) Amy Dilk, Carmel 5-11 Guard Michigan Sara Doi, Penn 5-5 Guard Huntington Emily Kiser, Noblesville 5-2 Forward Michigan Courtney Krol, Chesterton 5-11 Guard DePaul Cali Nolot, North Harrison 5-8 Wing Kentucky Wesleyan Blake Smith, Carmel 6-3 Forward Ball State Asia Strong, South Bend Riley 6-2 Center Bradley Tomi Taiwo, Carmel 5-10 Guard Iowa Kyra Whitaker, Greensburg 5-6 Guard Indiana Tech Skye Williams, Tindley 5-8 Guard Eastern Florida State Sophie Williams, Mt. Vernon (Fortville) 6-0 Forward Dayton (student)
TERHUNE TIGER GIRLS Coach Bruce Dockery, Evansville Memorial and Coach Candy Wilson, Valparaiso
NAME, SCHOOL HT POSITION COLLEGE Angel Baker, Pike 5-8 Guard Wright State Britney Ballard, Columbus East 5-11 Guard Franklin Mackenzie Blazek, Whiteland 6-2 Center Illinois Breanna Boles, Lapel 6-3 Forward Indiana State Kelli Damman, Carroll (Allen) 5-9 Guard Purdue-Northwest Ari Gerdt, Valparaiso 6-1 Wing Indiana Wesleyan Katlyn Gilbert, Heritage Christian 6-0 Guard Notre Dame Cassidy Hardin, Center Grove 5-10 Guard Purdue Erika Hendrixson, Pike Central 5-11 Forward Marysville Rachel Stewart, Eastern (Pekin) 5-9 Guard Trine Kayana Traylor, Martinsville 5-9 Guard Purdue Michaela White, Pike 6-0 Forward Indiana State