SALYERSVILLE — Sophomore guard Aden Barnett led Magoffin County in scoring and rebounding during the 2021-22 boys’ high school basketball season.
Among the top boys’ high school basketball players in the state, Barnett averaged a team-high 22.3 points and 7.4 rebounds per game for the Hornets.
In 28 games, Barnett scored 624 points and pulled down 208 rebounds. Barnett has already scored over 2,000 points in his high school career.
Junior center Ben Lafferty ranked second in both scoring and rebounding for the Hornets in the 2021-22 boys’ high school basketball season. Lafferty averaged 12.9 points and 7.1 rebounds per game.
Sophomore forward Zane Whitaker ranked third in both scoring and rebounding for the Hornets. Enjoying a breakout season, Whitaker averaged 10.9 points and 5.8 rebounds per game.
Sophomore guard Grayson Whitaker nearly averaged double figures in scoring for the Magoffin County boys’ basketball team. Ranking third in scoring for the Hornets, Grayson Whitaker averaged nine points per game.
Under the direction of head coach Scott Castle, Magoffin County is poised to return one of the area’s most experienced teams for the 2022-23 boys’ high school basketball season.
Following a loss to Martin County in the semifinals of the 57th District Boys’ Basketball Tournament, Magoffin County exited the 2021-22 boys’ high school basketball season 12-16.
The Hornets’ 2022-23 schedule will be finalized and released later in the offseason.