HSHR Star of Week: Henry Clay's Cunningham

HSHR Star of Week: Henry Clay's Cunningham

Henry Clay sophomore Christen Cunningham is the ABC 36 High School Highlight Reel Star of the Week.
Henry Clay sophomore Christen Cunningham is the ABC 36 High School Highlight Reel Star of the Week.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The ABC 36 High School Highlight Reel Star of the Week is Henry Clay sophomore guard Christen Cunningham for his performances in helping lead the Blue Devils to back-to-back wins over 11th region front runners Madison Central and Scott County last week.

Cunningham had 19 points, three assists and a pair of steals in Henry Clay's first win over Scott County in six seasons. The 63-59 victory snapped a 17-game losing streak to the Cardinals and ended Scott County's 14-game winning streak.

That was on Friday night, Feb. 3.

On the preceding Tuesday, Jan. 31, the Devils handed Madison Central its first loss of the season after the Indians had started the season 22-0. Cunningham helped his team's cause with 12 points, five assists, six rebounds and two steals.

Then this past Tuesday, Feb. 7, Cunningham helped Henry Clay complete a tough stretch with a win over one of the favorites to win the 10th region, Montgomery County. Cunningham had eight points, four assists and four rebounds in the Devils' 59-57 road win.

That gave Henry Clay its 11th straight win entering Thursday night's game at Paul L. Dunbar.

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