Christian Braun of BVNW takes home SIK 6A POY honors

Christian Braun led BVNW to the 6A state title in Wichita. (photo: BVNW News)
By: Conor Nicholl for Sports in Kansas w/ Chet Kuplen
Mar 17, 2019

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2019 Sports in Kansas All-Classes POY

2019 6A Sports in Kansas Boys Player of the Year

 

Christian Braun, Blue Valley Northwest, Sr.

 

The 6-foot-7 Braun, the 6A Player of the Year, SIK All-Classes Player of the Year, and Kansas Gatorade Player of the Year, averaged 29.6 points and 10 rebounds a contest. Blue Valley Northwest went 23-2 and captured its third straight state championship with a 53-41 victory against Washburn Rural. Braun helped BVNW win its first two state games by a combined nine points.

 

Braun, who has signed with Kansas, cleared 1,000 career points, and is the school record holder for single season points and rebounds. Playing for legendary coach Ed Fritz, Braun averaged 25 points a game at state, including 16 points and 10 rebounds in the final. 

He becomes the second Husky to win the All-Classes POY from Sports in Kansas as Clayton Custer won it back in 2014. 

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The Blue Valley Northwest Athletic Department would like to congratulate Christian Braun on the 2019 Sports in Kansas 6A Player of the Year. And also a big congrats to Head Coach Ed Fritz and the 2019 6A State Champions!

 

Dylan Evans and Wheat State Elite would like to congratulate Christian Braun on his honors and success in 2018-2019! 

 

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Sports in Kansas 6A Player of the Year Finalists

Christian Braun, BV Northwest Sr. - PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Jackie Johnson, Wichita Southeast Soph.

Lonell Lane, KC Harmon Soph.

Jordan White, Washburn Rural Sr.

Tymer Jackson, Olathe North Sr.