Justin Wertner named Division II-A Mr. Basketball - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Justin Wertner named Division II-A Mr. Basketball

NASHVILLE, TN (WMC) - Justin Wertner from St. George's Independent School is named the Division II-A Mr. Basketball for 2015. The other two finalists were Kenny Cooper from Franklin Road Academy and Dakota Quinn from Davidson Academy.

Wertner is a 6'4”, senior guard for the Gryphons. He is a three year starter who averages 18.4 points, 9.7 rebounds, 2.9 assists, and 2.1 steals per game. He shoots 44-percent from the field, 38-percent from three-point range, and 91-percent from the free throw line. 

Justin has over 1,000 career points and holds school records for most three-point field goals and best free throw percentage. 

Last season he was named to the All-State team, Commercial Appeal “Best of the Preps” selection, and District Player of the Year. He was also a finalist for the 2014 Mr. Basketball Award.

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