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Richardson Going To Guilford College PDF Print
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Sunday, 22 April 2012 21:41

Ashe County High senior Zeb Richardson made a verbal committment to attend Guilford College to play basketball next season. Guilford College is a Division III school located in Greensboro, and a member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. He will join former Watauga High player, Will Koppenhaver, who is a rising sophomore

at Guilford. Richardson was named the Mountain Valley Conference 1A/2A Player of the Year this season. He was named to the Class 2A All-State Team, he played in the Carolina's All-Star Classic in Myrtle Beach, S.C., back in March, He scored 13 points in 19 minutes; he also had a school record 103 blocked shots this season, and 176 in his career. His 103 blocks broke Tommy Spagnolo's school record of 82 in 2008-09. Spagnolo owns the school record with 210 blocked shots. Richardson averaged 15.4 points and 9.8 rebounds a game last season. And led the Huskies to 25 wins (25-4) and the second-round of the Class 2A state playoffs. The Huskies lost to Shelby at home. Watauga senior Jake Pifer is still undecided concerning his college career. Pifer, who led te Pioneers in scoring this season, has visited schools in Michigan, West Virginia and Florida. Pifer was a three-year varsity player, and an All-Northwestern 3A/4A Conference performer. He had 25 points in his final game for the Pioneers; Pifer ignited a huge second-half rally as the Pioneers lost to East Gaston in the opening-round of the state playoffs.

Photo Courtesy: Zeb Richardson, PHOTO SUBMITTED

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