Joseph Pleasant of BVNW named SIK 6A Player of the Year

Joseph Pleasant earned 6A POY honors for BV Northwest. (photo: Mahmood Khatib)
By: Sports in Kansas - Chet Kuplen & Conor Nichol
Mar 18, 2018

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6A Sports in Kansas Player of the Year– Joseph Pleasant, Blue Valley Northwest, 6-5, Sr.

Pleasant led Blue Valley Northwest to a second straight Class 6A state title and fourth since 2013. Pleasant, one of five seniors, helped BVNW to a 21-4 record. The Huskies opened 4-4 with all losses against non-Kansas schools, including from the St. Louis and Kansas City area. BVNW ended the season with 17 straight victories. He had 21 points on 9 of 13 shooting and five rebounds in the state opener against Lawrence. In the semifinals, he delivered 21 points on 8 of 9 shooting versus Derby. Overall, BVNW shot 76 percent versus Derby. In the final versus Free State, he recorded 19 points on 6 of 10 shooting with five rebounds. He has committed to Abilene Christian.

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Congrats to the Blue Valley Northwest Huskies on their 2018 6A state title. Also congrats to Joseph Pleasant on your 6A Player of the Year honor and Coach Fritz on your 6A Coach of the Year honor from the Blue Valley Northwest Athletic Department!