SALYERSVILLE - Despite being sidelined, Magoffin County senior forward Ryan Mullins remains one of the 15th Region's top boys' basketball players.
Mullins is ranked 10th in the Courier-Journal Preseason 15th Region Boys' Basketball Top 10 Players list, which was released on Friday, Nov. 24.
The leading performer for the Magoffin County football team during an injury-shortened 2017 season, Mullins is listed behind Isiah Roblee (Belfry), Jacob Collins (Floyd Central), Cody Potter (Shelby Valley), Trey James (Sheldon Clark), Jacob Rice (Johnson Central), Christian Mounts (Pike County Central),
Brady Conn (Floyd Central), J.R. Tackett (Floyd Central) and Wyatt Battaile (Pikeville) in the 15th Region boys' basketball player rankings.
On the gridiron earlier in the year, in only four games, Mullins completed 35-of-69 passes for 547 yards and six touchdowns for the Hornets. Mullins led Magoffin County in passing and finished second in rushing. The productive Mullins rushed 43 times for 240 yards.
Defensively for the Magoffin County football team, Mullins registered 29 tackles in four contests.
On the hardwood during the 2016-17 season, Mullins ranked as Magoffin County's leading rebounder, averaging 8.4 rebounds per game for the Hornets. His rebounding average allowed him to rank as one of the 15th Region's top rebounds.
Mullins ranked third in scoring for Magoffin County during the 2016-17 boys' basketball season, averaging 8.8 points per game.
In addition to basketball and football, Mullins has also excelled in baseball throughout his high school career. Back in the spring, Mullins helped to lead the Magoffin County baseball team to a 13-7 record.