“Who Are These Guys?”: Eastern

Photo by David Kastan | Varsity Views

Photo by David Kastan | Varsity Views

“Tis best to weigh the enemy more mighty than he seems.” -Bill Shakespeare

Good afternoon, Tiger Nation! Tiger Basketball takes on Eastern tonight in a game that will decide who will play the winner of Trinity and Ballard next Tuesday night in the 7th Region Championship. Eastern won the first game at St. X 69-64. Tonight’s game will tip off at 7:30 at Valley High School.

Mascot: Eagles

School Colors: Blue and White

Location: 12400 Old Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40243

Notable People Associated with Eastern:

Rajon Rondo | Rocky Widner | National Basketball Association

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: Defeated Manual 52-46 in the first round of the 7th Region Tournament

vs. 7th Region teams: Eastern is 11-4 this year vs. other 7th Region teams

#BeatEastern

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About Cole Bollinger

Editor for WSTX Sports

Posted on March 4, 2016, in Tiger Basketball and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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