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Columbus North senior Blake Barker has received IBCA/Franciscan Health All-State honors, it was announced Wednesday (March 24).
Barker, a 6-1 senior guard, was voted IBCA/Franciscan Health Senior honorable mention All-State after averaging 19.2 points, 7.5 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.1 steals in leading the Bull Dogs to an 11-5 season that include a co-championship of Conference Indiana at 3-0.
The Army recruit converted 45.1 percent of his shots from the field (102-of-226), including 36.0 percent from 3-point range (45-of-125). He also sank 61.1 percent on free throws (58-of-95) and completed his career as the Bull Dogs’ second all-time leading scorer with 1,388 points.
Barker was chosen IBCA Underclass Large School All-State after his junior season. He was selected IBCA Underclass honorable mention All-State after his sophomore season.
PHOTO: Blake Barker drives to the basket during the Bull Dogs' game against Columbus East on Jan. 5, 2021. Barker averaged 19.2 points in leading Columbus North to an 11-5 season that included a share of the Conference Indiana championship at 3-0. He was named IBCA/Franciscan Health Senior honorable mention All-State.