SALYERSVILLE – Following the conclusion of the 2020-21 boys’ high school basketball season, Magoffin County sophomore guard Aden Barnett was named to the 15th Region Coaches Association All-Region Team.
One of the top young boys’ high school basketball players in the state, Barnett averaged 23 points and 5.3 rebounds per game for the Hornets during the 2020-21 season.
Following a loss to rival Paintsville in the 57th District Boys’ Basketball Tournament Semifinals, Magoffin County exited the 2020-21 season 12-12.
Barnett will carry momentum into the 2021-22 boys’ high school basketball season after excelling throughout the summer.
The 2021 15th Region Coaches Association All-Region Team (Boys) is as follows: Trenton Adkins (Lawrence County), Aden Barnett (Magoffin County), Sal Dean (Belfry), Brady Dingess (Martin County), Jordan Frazier (Betsy Layne), Colby Fugate (Paintsville), Bol Kuir (Belfry), Player of the Year – Isaiah May (Johnson Central), Cody Maynard (Lawrence County), Brady Robinson (Betsy Layne), Kaden Robinson (Shelby Valley), Rylee Samons (Pikeville), Braxton Tharp (Paintsville), Corey VanHoose (Johnson Central), Isaac Woods (East Ridge), Keian Worrix (Shelby Valley), Coach of the Year – Landon Slone (Paintsville).