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Adam Sommer has signed to play basketball next year at Garden City Community College in Garden City, Kansas. Sommer is a 2020 graduate of Parkway South and last year attended Bosco Institute in Chicago. Adam left South with four school records which included the most points in a game with 42.
Three of the senior basketball players have signed on to continue their education and basketball in college!
Tristan Brand Guard 6"0" 165lbs 11.8ppg Culver Stockton
Tristan finished his senior season as the teams leading scorer averaging 11.8 point per game. He led the team in three point percentage at 32.0%, free throw percentage with 78.2% as well as dives with 25.
Rhyan Shanklin Guard 6’0" 175lbs 7.3ppg MidAmercia Nazarene
In Rhyan’s senior season he led the team in defensive rebounds with 54, total rebounds with 85 as well as deflections with 88. Rhyan was a key to the Patriots defense in 2021.
Sebastian Sutton Guard/Forward 6’2" 180lbs Central Methodist
Sebastian played in only one game his senior year as he tore his ACL going for a block in the game against Parkway North. Seb was a three year varsity player.
Rhyan Shanklin announced on Twitter that he will attend MidAmerica Nazarene and will play basketball for the for the Pioneers. Shanklin was a Senior Captain in the 2020-21 season for PS. MNU is located in Olathe, Kansas and is a member of the Heart of America Conference that competes in the NAIA. “I want to thank God, my family, my friends, my teammates, and all of the coaches that I have every played for, you all have been amazing support”, said Shanklin.
Senior forward Zach Davis announced that he will continue his academic and football career at Iowa Central. At the end of season basketball banquet, Zach was awarded the Hustle Award as voted on by the coaches. Zach about his college plans “I just wanted to thank God, my family, my teammates, and Parkway South Football staff”.
The 8th Grade Blue finished their 2021 season with a CNR Tournament championship the weekend of March 20-21. The team won 42-27 over Old Monroe, 52-37 over 3D Vision Academy and then finished the three game round robin tournament by beating Northwest 57-52. The Blue team finished the season by winning four consecutive games and 10 of their final 12 games! Their overall record was 13-6-1.