“Who Are These Guys?”: Eastern
“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.
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: 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