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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 areaâs top shooters, holding Columbia City High Schoolâs 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 Cityâs history.
In his high school career, he has scored 183 3-pointers and is a three-time All-Northeast Hoosier Conference Team winner.
âHe has been a vital part of a lot of success in high school, playing in one of the best programs in the state,â Platt said. âWe think those things will translate into Drew having a great four-year career at Huntington.âView more articles in: