|LOUISVILLE – Today the Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation announced the candidates for Kentucky’s 2019 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:
2019 Miss KY Basketball Candidates
Region 1: Elizabeth Curtis – Murray
Region 2: Karlie Keeney– Webster County
Region 3: Kayla Young – Breckinridge County
Region 4: Sarah Sutton – Allen County – Scottsville
Region 5: Maddie Wood – Marion County
Region 6: Emma Ralph – Bullitt East
Region 7: Nila Blackford – DuPont Manual
Region 8: Jaclynn Ruble – Anderson Co.
Region 9: Zoie Barth – Highlands
Region 9: Lauren Schwartz – Ryle
Region 10: Madison Kellione – Harrison County
Region 11: Maaliya Owens – Scott County
Region 12: Emma King – Lincoln County
Region 13: Raegan Hubbard – North Laurel
Region 14: Jada Higgins – Knott County Central
Region 15: Anna Keeton – Paintsville
Region 16: Savannah Wheeler – Boyd County
2019 Mr. KY Basketball Candidates
Region 1: Conner Guthrie – MayfieldRegion 2: Dekeyvan “Kyky” Tandy – University Heights
Region 3: Kobe Poole – Breckinridge County
Region 4: Jackson Harlan – Clinton County
Region 5: Trevon Smith – Taylor County
Region 6: Blake Butler – Jeffersontown
Region 7: David Johnson – Trinity (Louisville)
Region 8: Dieonte Miles – Walton Verona
Region 9: Tahj Harding – Newport
Region 10: Dontaie Allen – Pendleton County
Region 11: Isaiah Cozart – Madison Central
Region 11: Michael Moreno – Scott County
Region 11: Kyle Rode – Lexington Christian Academy
Region 12: Carter Baughman – Mercer County
Region 13: JJ Ramey – South Laurel
Region 14: Noah Back – Perry County Central
Region 15: Brady Whitaker – Magoffin County
Region 16: Korbin Spencer – Elliott County
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 5th in Lexington, KY at the Lexington Center’s Bluegrass Ballroom.
All basketball fans are invited to attend the 2019 Mr. and Miss Kentucky Basketball Awards Ceremony. Tickets are on sale now at mrandmisskybasketball.com.
For questions or to purchase a table (seats 10) call KLEF directly at 1-502-583-0564 or 1-800-232-5308.
The 8th 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.