Lawrence Central High School senior Kyle Guy is the Gatorade Player of the Year for Indiana.
Guy, a 6-3 Virginia-bound guard, averaged 23.5 points, 5.6 rebounds and 3.7 assists to lead the Bears to a 19-7 record and sectional final game. He was also named to the McDonald’s All American Game.
Winners are based on athletic production and impact in the 2015-16 season. Each winner also demonstrated high academic achievement and exemplary personal character, including volunteerism, sportsmanship and community leadership.
The past five Gatorade winners have also won IndyStar Mr. Basketball – Homestead’s Caleb Swanigan (2016), Tech’s Trey Lyles (2014), Hamilton Southeastern’s Zak Irvin (2013) and Gary Harris (2012) and Washington’s Cody Zeller (2011).
Mr. Basketball will be named at the inaugural Indiana Sports Awards banquet on April 28 at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Call IndyStar reporter Kyle Neddenriep at (317) 444-6649.