Snider honored as Gatorade Player of the Year

Future University of Louisville point guard Quentin Snider was named the Gatorade Player of the Year for the State of Kentucky on Friday. It's the second statewide award for the Ballard product this week.

Only days after being named Kentucky Mr. Basketball, future University of Louisville guard Quentin Snider has been chosen for another statewide award.

The Louisville Ballard product was named the Gatorade Player of the Year for the State of Kentucky on Friday.

Snider, who signed with Louisville in November, guided the Bruins to the 7th Region finals this year, earning All-Region honors. Ranked among the top ten point guards in the nation by, Snider is a key member of Louisville's 6-man 2014 recruiting class.

The 6-foot-1, 170-pound point guard finished his career at Ballard as the school's all-time leading scorer and also first in assists in school history.

He was named the MVP of the King of the Bluegrass Holiday Classic and also named the Seventh Region Player of the Year.

As a senior, Snider averaged 21.9 points, six assists, four rebounds and two steals a game. He finished his four-year career at Ballard with school-records in points (2,441), assists (637) and three-point field goals (337). Including his eighth-grade year at Fern Creek, Snider finishes with over 2,600 points, 700 assists and 375 three-point field goals made.

Snider finishes his five-year career with 371 total three-pointers, which ranks him third in state history according to the KHSAA state record book. Ty Rogers had 407 from 199-2004 at Lyon County and Ryan Cochran had 398 from 1998-02 at Paducah St. Mary.

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