Two make All-Region for the Bulldogs
Published 10:51 pm Friday, March 1, 2019
The King’s Fork High School boys’ basketball team had two players make the Class 4 Region A teams.
Keontae Boyette and George Beale were selected to the All-Region teams for the Bulldogs. Boyette was a first-team All-Region selection, and Beale made the second team All-Region. Both were pivotal in the Bulldogs’ success for this season.
Boyette was a first-team selection after leading the Bulldogs in scoring throughout the region tournament. He had a season-high 37 points in a matchup with Deep Creek High School. Boyette was selected first team All-District while also winning district Player of the Year.
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“Receiving All-District, All-Region and Player of the Year was big for me,” Boyette said. “Practice was always competitive this year, and my teammates always pushed me to get better. Rae Owens and Tavion Davis, those guys really pushed me every day, and I thank them for that.”
Beale, a freshman, earned All-Region honors after a strong season and a strong postseason. He had 13 points in the Bulldogs’ semifinal matchup against Churchland High School. Beale provided a strong season for the Bulldogs, and King’s Fork is excited about his future. He was also an honorable mention in the district.
Leontre Bailey and Tyler Chatman were both honorable mentions in the region. The Bulldogs had the No. 2 seed in the region after a strong regular season. It wasn’t until the region semifinals that the Bulldogs took their first loss to a Class 4 Region A team. King’s Fork came a game short of reaching the region championship and being able to advance to the state tournament
Next season, the Bulldogs expect to remain competitive within the region. It will be the third season under Coach Rick Hite’s direction.