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Butch & Sundance

Co-players of year Anderson, Harris like nothing we’ve seen

Maryville’s Joe Anderson, left, and Alcoa’s Dante Harris, the Barley’s/Blount Press Row co-Players of the Year, just flat out crushed the sophomore jinx this past season. Photo by Jolanda Jansma

By Stefan Cooper
Editor
Blount Press Row

Reaching 1,000 career points is an amazing achievement for a high school basketball player.

It’s really, really tough to do.

So is winning district player of the year as a sophomore … in a district where the league champion went 32-1, didn’t lose a game in district play, and that team wasn’t yours.

Alcoa sophomore Dante Harris and Maryville counterpart Joe Anderson, the Barley’s/Blount Press Row co-Players of the Year, were that good during the 2017-18 season.

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