“Who Are These Guys?”: Eastern
“Tis best to weigh the enemy more mighty than he seems.” -Bill Shakespeare
Good afternoon, Tiger Nation! School is back after almost a week off because of snow, and it’s time to get back in the swing of things around here. That includes getting ready for Tiger Basketball’s home game vs. Eastern tomorrow night. Let’s get to know the Eastern High School Eagles.
School Colors: Blue and White
Location: 12400 Old Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40243
Notable People Associated with Eastern:
Before Rajon Rondo played at UK and won a title with the Boston Celtics, he attended Eastern High School up through his junior year. He transferred to Oak Hill Academy for his senior season. Rondo averaged 27.9 points, 10.0 rebounds and 7.5 assists in his junior season at Eastern. Rondo has been on tear lately for the Sacramento Kings and has had 6 triple doubles this season (the 2nd most in the league).
Coach: David Henley
Top players: Chance Moore (11), Javen Rushin (25)
Last year: 17-10 Record. Lost to Manual in the first round of the 7th Region tournament.
Last Game: Lost to Trinity 45-59 in the quarterfinals of the L.I.T.
Similar Opponents: Central (W, 65-53), Trinity (L, 45-59)