Mercer’s Drakeford to play in Kentucky-Indiana All-Star game

Published 3:00 pm Friday, April 26, 2024

Anna Drakeford of Mercer County was named to the Kentucky All-Stars for the annual Kentucky-Indiana basketball series.

Drakeford is one of 12 players chosen for the Kentucky girls squad that will play the Indiana stars June 7 at Lexington Catholic High School in Lexington and June 8 at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

Drakeford, a 5-8 senior who signed with Thomas More University earlier this year, ranked first in the 12th Region and fourth in the state in scoring this season at 26.0 points per game. She shot 54 percent from the field and 75 percent from the free throw line and averaged 6.3 rebounds per game.

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She broke the Lady Titans’ single-season assists record and leaves ranked No. 2 in the program in career scoring.

Indiana leads Kentucky in the girls series 53-41, and the two teams split last season’s games.