KCD's Mathis reaches 2,000 career points

KCD basketball player Anthony "J.R." Mathis

KCD basketball player Anthony "J.R." Mathis

Kentucky Country Day senior guard J.R. Mathis scored the 2,000th point of his career in a 70-58 victory over Shawnee on Dec. 29.

Mathis, who has committed to Navy, ranks second all-time at KCD with 2,044 career points and is No. 1 all-time in 3-pointers made (298) and steals (186).

Mathis is averaging 25.6 points and 3.9 rebounds per game this season for a KCD team that improved to 5-6 Tuesday with a 68-65 overtime victory over Shelby County.