Trinity High School’s Reggie Bonnafon on Monday became the third member of Kentucky’s Class of 2014 to be nominated to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl set for Jan. 4 in San Antonio.
Bonnafon, a 6-foot-2 190-pounder, is expected to be the Shamrocks’ starting quarterback during the 2013 season. He was the backup last season to Travis Wright and also played wide receiver, finishing with 37 receptions for 509 yards and six touchdowns.
Bonnafon already has committed to the University of Louisville.
Quarterback Drew Barker of Conner and wide receiver Nacarius Fant of Bowling Green also are among the 400 nominees nationwide. Barker, who has committed to the University of Kentucky, already has accepted an invitation to play in the bowl.
A total of 90 players will be named to play in the All-American Bowl throughout the summer and fall.
* Mercy’s Alicia Kalbfleisch and Manual’s Whitney Foster were among 22 athletes selected to the third annual Tomleachky.com All-Resilient Team, which honors students who have overcome adversity to compete in their favorite sports.
Kalbfleisch overcame foot and leg issues and asthma to play field hockey and run track at Mercy. She has committed to play field hockey at Centre College.
Born with arthrogryposis — a rare congenital disorder characterized by abnormally developed muscles and tendons — Foster became a standout bowler at Manual.
* The National Wrestling Coaches Association has named its 2013 award winners from Kentucky — St. Xavier’s Jim Kraezig (Coach of the Year), Campbell County’s Jason Moore (Assistant Coach of the Year) and Simon Kenton’s Kevin Cooper (Wrestler of the Year).
* Blane Embry has been named the girls’ basketball coach at South Warren, replacing Ken Waddell. Embry is a former girls’ coach at Warren East, boys’ coach at Greenwood and assistant women’s coach at Western Kentucky University.
* Covington Holy Cross’ Blake Tiberi, who has committed to the University of Louisville, picked up his 200th career hit last Tuesday in a 20-7 victory at Bellevue. According to the Kentucky High School Athletic Association record book, Tiberi is the 16th player in state history to reach 200 career hits.
* Holy Cross’ Katelyn Heines and Maddie Ray signed to play softball at Indiana University Southeast.
* Owen County’s Hannah Neeley committed to play basketball at Transylvania.