Floyd County Times | Wesley Christian trio earns All-American honors – Kentucky News

Floyd County Times | Wesley Christian trio earns All-American honors – Kentucky News

ALLEN – Three Wesley Christian boys’ basketball players have earned NACA All-American honors.

Wesley Christian’s Benson Lin and Christian Alex Lorng were honored as NACA All-Americans and Circuit Rider Mason Shifflett was selected to the All-Newcomers team.

All three Wesley Christian players hold NCAA Division 1 offers and will be back in Allen to play for the Riders during the 2017-18 season.

“This is a big accomplishment for these student-athletes and any time you can be on a list with other schools and players that represent the National Association of Christian Athletics, it’s an honor,” said Wesley Christian Coach David Meddings.

The Wesley Christian coach was quick to compliment each player.

“Christian became a dominant big man this season for us and moving forward we expect even bigger accolades next year,” said Meddings. “I’m extremely proud of his maturity and leadership in this past year. This kid works so hard and is only scratching the surface of his potential. I’m excited for him to get an accolade to award his commitment to me and Wesley Christian.

“Benson Lin has arrived, the kid can play and is making a world-known name for himself. And yet it doesn’t phase him, he will have many accolades and he accepts them all the same. He works harder the next day. Benson was our leading scorer on the year but the other things he did on and off the court set him aside from others on an elite level of commitment and talent. We are honored to have Benson’s All-American status in the NACA.

“Mason Shifflett came to us from Louisville, where he could have been a star player at his public…

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