Bees’ Rush, Lady Bees’ Hurst Earn All-State Honors
The accolades continue to pour in for Upperman basketball, as juniors Alex Rush and Reagan Hurst were each named to the TSWA All-State Teams.
A Miss Basketball Finalist, Hurst led the Lady Bees to a 29-6 record and a 12-2 District mark in 2019-20. She averaged 17.9 points per game, and led Upperman to a 59-42 win in the Class AA State Tournament. Hurst was named to the All-District First Team.
The Lady Bees were set to take on Westview before the tournament was cancelled.
Rush helped lead a balanced attack for the Bees, as he averaged 14 points and seven rebounds per game. One of his best games came on Feb. 11 when he led the Bees to a win over Cannon County with 33 points and nine rebounds.
He was named the District MVP and Defensive Player of the Year as well.