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Horizon Christian's Sydney Curry named Indiana Christian Hoops MVP

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Thursday, March 09, 2017 03:46 am

Horizon Christian sophomore Sydney Curry was named Indiana Christian Hoops Most Valuable Player for the 2016-2017 season by indianachristianhoops.com. Curry won the award on the vote of the coaches after averaging 21.8 points and 15.7 rebounds per game with the Jaguars after transferring from Bishop Luers.Curry was the only non-senior on the Indiana Christian Hoops State All-Star team. Teammate Da'Quan Sample, a junior, was named to the State All-Newcomer team. Sample averaged 14.7 points per game while shooting 43 percent from three-point range this season.

Horizon Christian, who competes independently from the IHSAA, finished 24-10. They finished the season last weekend, beating Andrews Osborne (Ohio) 66-47 in a national tournament on Saturday. They did compete against several local IHSAA teams throughout the season, falling in December by eight points at Bishop Luers before beating Columbia City and Leo during the Huntington North/Columbia City Holiday Hoops tournament. Horizon Christian also scored an early season win over Richmond and came within one point of Class 1A state favorite Indianapolis Tindley.

The Jaguars were led throughout the season by Curry, Sample and sophomore Ozzie Johnson, who averaged 18 points per game.

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