News and Announcements
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.
Each post season the coaches at all seven levels vote on team awards. The following are award winners at each grade level:
Varsity Trsitan Brand
JV Mikey Kritchell
Freshman David Smith
Varsity Zach Davis
JV Drew Heimlich
Freshman Braden Eye
Varsity Ethan Hetzler
JV DeMonte Hurt
Freshman Semo Sleem
8th Grade Parker Wolf, Nate Drinkard
7th Grade Sam Amad, Lamont Foster
6th Grade Charlie Shaffer, Henry Mannion
5th Grade Jordan Heitz
Varsity Rhyan Shanklin
JV Sam Jones
Freshman Jimmy Wacker
8th Grade Mansa Lyons
7th Grade Austen Johnson
6th Grade Landon Faulstich
5th Grade Kyle Hill
8th Grade Mansa Lyons, Lukas O’Neal
7th Grade Wyatt Simmons, Carson Brandt
6th Grade Ryan Hertlein, Landon Nickerson
5th Grade Brennan Boyer
8th Grade Sam Duncan, Chase Kuhn
7th Grade John Tanurchis, Mitchell Lovergreen
6th Grade Oliver Siemer, Graham Rademeyer
5th Grade Ty Veltrop