Potucek to play, Knoll to coach for all-stars
Graduating Hillsboro High School forward Matt Potucek has been selected to play for the “gold” all-stars when they take on a similar, all-classes “blue” all-star team at 7:30 p.m. June 18 in Salina.
The game, sponsored by Kansas Basketball Coaches Association, will be played at Mabee Gym at Kansas Wesleyan University.
Hillsboro coach Darrel Knoll will be honored at the same Class 2A coach of the year.
He will join Joe Auer of Wichita Heights and Craig Cox of Topeka Seaman in coaching to “gold” team.
With Potucek scoring 17 points, Knoll’s Trojan team crushed St. Mary’s, 60-32, March 12 to repeat as Class 2A state champions.
The “blue” and “gold” teams are unusual in that each team is made up of two players from each of the state’s six school size classes, 6A to 1A.