Going to the basket

Shelby's T.J. Pugh takes the ball strong to the basket during Saturday's game with Galion. Pugh, a 6-foot-6 senior, was named the Division II Player of the Year in District 6.

Shelby leading scorer and rebounder T.J. Pugh, a 6-foot-6 senior, was named Player of the Year in Division II by a vote of the District 6 Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association.

Pugh is averaging better than 24 points and eight rebounds a game for the Whippets, who are 16-2 on the season.

Senior teammate Cody Lantz joined Pugh on the first team. SHS junior Jeremy Holloway earned honorable mention notice.

Shelby's girls Olivia Baker, Sophia Niese and Haylee Baker earned district honors.

See Wednesday's Shelby Daily Globe for more information.

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