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Tre Coleman gets through the Ballard defense for two of his 13 points. | PHOTO BY GABE EASTRIDGE.

Jeffersonville junior hoops standout Tre Coleman is one of 24 players from across the state who were named to the IndyStar Indiana boys Junior All-Stars on Wednesday.

There are four groups of six players each in the Core Group, the Red Group, the White Group and the Blue Group. Coleman is on the White Group along with Brayton Bailey of Bedford North Lawrence, Carson Barrett of Lafayette Central Catholic, Sincere McMahon of Indianapolis Crispus Attucks, Tayson Parker of Northwestern and Tony Perkins of Lawrence North.

Coleman, a 6-foot-6 forward, averaged 16 points, 6.4 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 2.4 steals per game this past season for the Red Devils, who went 19-6 and won their first sectional title since 2013 before falling to Bloomington South in the regional semifinals.

Delta’s Mark Detweiler will be the coach for the boys Junior All-Stars. Detweiler will be assisted by Ryan Eakins of East Noble and Ryan Osborn of Carmel.

The Junior All-Stars will play two games against the Kentucky Junior All-Stars, the first tentatively June 1 at a Kentucky site to be announced and the second June 3 at Jeffersonville. The Junior All-Stars also will play one game against the Indiana All-Star senior boys June 5 at a site to be announced.

All three games will be doubleheaders with the 2019 Indiana girls Junior All-Stars, who were chosen and announced in late February.

The players listed as Core Group players will play in all three games. The players in the Blue Group will play in the June 1 game against Kentucky. The players in the White Group will play in the June 3 game against Kentucky.

The players in the Red Group will play in the June 5 game against the Indiana seniors.

The 2019 Indiana senior boys All-Star team will be announced in April. Winners of the IndyStar Mr. Basketball and IndyStar Miss Basketball titles for 2019 will be announced May 5.

The Indiana senior All-Stars will play the Kentucky senior All-Stars on June 7 at Bellarmine University’s Knights Hall in Louisville. The Indiana senior All-Stars will play Kentucky’s seniors again on June 8 in Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. Those home-and-home events also will be girls-boys doubleheaders.


Core Group

Name, Ht., Pos., PPG, High School, College Choice

Dre Davis, 6-6, G, 16.9, Lawrence Central, Nebraska

Trey Galloway, 6-5, F, 16.1, Culver Academy, undecided

Jaden Ivey, 6-3, G, 24.9, Mishawaka Marian, undecided

Anthony Leal, 6-5, G, 19.9, Bloomington South, undecided

Nijel Pack, 6-1, G, 16.5, Lawrence Central, undecided

Charlie Yoder, 6-4, G, 23.7, Westview, undecided

Red Group

Deontae Craig, 6-4, F, 12.7, Culver Academy, undecided

Johnell Davis, 6-4, G, 25.0, Gary 21st Century, undecided

Chris Grubbs, 6-6, F, 12.8, Hamilton Southeastern, undecided

Zak Krueger, 5-10, G, 13.2, Homestead, undecided

Mabor Majak, 7-0, C, 8.4, Hamilton Southeastern, undecided

Jake Wadding, 6-4, F, 17.5, Chesterton, undecided

White Group

Brayton Bailey, 6-2, G, 19.0, Bedford North Lawrence, undecided

Carson Barrett, 6-5, G, 14.4, Lafayette Central Catholic, undecided

Tre Coleman, 6-6, F, 16.0, Jeffersonville, undecided

SinCere McMahon, 6-1, G, 16.6, Crispus Attucks, undecided

Tayson Parker, 6-1, G, 23.6, Northwestern, undecided

Tony Perkins, 6-3, F, 15.0, Lawrence North, undecided

Blue Group

Murray Becher, 6-4, G, 20.3, Heritage Hills, undecided

Maximus Gizzi, 6-1, G, 15.8, New Palestine, undecided

Noah Jager, 5-8, G, 12.9, Bloomington South, undecided

Kiyron Powell, 6-10, C, 10.3, Evansville Bosse, undecided

Kenny Tracy, 6-0, G, 15.3, Decatur Central, undecided

Andrew Welage, 6-7, G, 16.9, Greensburg, undecided

    Coach: Mark Detweiler, Delta. Assistant coaches: Ryan Eakins, East Noble; Ryan Osborn, Carmel.


Saturday, June 1: Indiana Juniors vs. Kentucky Juniors at Kentucky (site TBA); this date could change to June 2

Monday, June 3: Indiana Juniors vs. Kentucky Juniors at Jeffersonville High School

Wednesday, June 5: Indiana Seniors vs. Indiana Juniors (site TBA)

Friday, June 7: Indiana Seniors vs. Kentucky Seniors (at Knights Hall, Bellarmine University, Louisville)

Saturday, June 8: Indiana Seniors vs. Kentucky Seniors (at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis)


Junior Girls — Coach: Kirk Comer, Jay County. Assistants: Danny Brown, Columbus East; Todd Law, Oak Hill.

Senior Boys — Coach: Criss Beyers, Warren Central. Assistants: Aaron Garrett, Batesville; Dave Milausnic, Lake Central.

Senior Girls — Coach: Debbie Guckenberger, Brownsburg. Assistants: Mike McBride, Eastern; Chris Seibert, Crown Point.


Thirteen local players — seven boys and six girls — have earned 2019 Indiana Basketball Coaches Association Academic All-State recognition.

Silver Creek’s Zane Gross headlines the group. The senior, who has a 3.9 grade-point average, was the only area player to garner first-team honors.

Henryville’s Kade Badger, Providence’s Hayden Burke, Silver Creek’s Ty Kessinger, New Washington’s Spencer Tye and Floyd Central’s Levi Siewert and Cam Sturgeon earned honorable mention recognition.

Meanwhile, Silver Creek’s Jordan Balz and Alyssa Wright, Floyd Central’s Sophia Gianfagna, New Washington’s Hope Griffith and Henryville’s Kenzie Rappe and Eden Ryan earned honorable mention recognition on the girls’ side.


The Floyd Central boys’ golf team is No. 14 in the Indiana High School Golf Coaches Association preseason Top 20 poll released Wednesday.

The Highlanders return three of their top five players from a team that won their 15th sectional in 16 seasons and finished 10th at the IHSAA State Finals last year.


 1. Carmel

 2. Evansville North

 3. Center Grove

 4. Hamilton SE

 5. Westfield

 6. Guerin Catholic

 7. Noblesville

 8. Castle

 9. Brebeuf

10. Zionsville

11. FW Dwenger

12. Penn

13. Evansville Memorial

14. Floyd Central

15. Culver Academies

16. Logansport

17. Lafayette Harrison

18. Columbus North

19. Chesterton

20. New Castle

Honorable mention: FW Canterbury, Roncalli, Warsaw, FW Blackhawk Christian, Franklin, Bloomington South