Benedict signs with Huntington
HUNTINGTON â€” Columbia City basketball stand-out Drew Benedict signed with Huntington University last week, as the Forrestersâ€™ first recruit for the 2013 season.
Benedict, a 5-foot-10 senior shooting guard for the Eagles, is one of the areaâ€™s top shooters, holding Columbia City High Schoolâ€™s record for most 3-pointers made for a season and career, and is on pace to score more than 1,000 points by the end of this season â€” making him one of the top five in Columbia Cityâ€™s history.
In his high school career, he has scored 183 3-pointers and is a three-time All-Northeast Hoosier Conference Team winner.
â€śHe has been a vital part of a lot of success in high school, playing in one of the best programs in the state,â€ť Platt said. â€śWe think those things will translate into Drew having a great four-year career at Huntington.â€ť
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