A WKU-bound high school senior has been named the Gatorade Kentucky Baseball Player of the Year.
Henderson County third baseman and outfielder Kaleb Duckworth is batting .447 with seven home runs, 35 runs batted in, and 38 stolen bases. The Gatorade player of the year award is given annually to a player who demonstrates athletic excellence, academic accomplishments, and exemplary character.
Duckworth, who has a 3.8 G.P.A., will enroll in WKU this fall.
Duckworth and his Henderson County High School teammates are taking on Christian County Tuesday in the semifinals of the Second Region Tournament.