NAME: Mitchell Blewett
SCHOOL: Covington Latin
GRADUATING YEAR: 2013
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Coming from 25 down in the 4th quarter to beat Heritage
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6'3"-185 lbs."
RESIDENCE: Crescent Springs, Ky.
PARENTS: Bill & Lisa
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: Dr. Carroll (teacher) and Coach Morrison
FUTURE GOAL: Play college basketball, get accepted into pharmacy school
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Covington Latin senior Mitchell Blewett is a sharpshooting guard and double-double machine who last season led the state of Kentucky in scoring, averaging 27.7 points a game while pulling down 13.7 rebounds per game.
Entering this season, Mitchell scored 1,132 career points (28.3 avg.) and pulled down 547 rebounds (13.7 avg.). He is on track to break the school's all-time scoring record (1,375 points) set by former Major League baseball all-star David Justice.
His top games last season included scoring 42 vs. Riverview East, 39 vs. Frederick Fraize and 36 vs. Silver Grove. Mitchell has garnered several honors, including being named last year's Community Press & Recorder Sportsman of the Year and honorable mention all-NKY (Enquirer).
A 3-year basketball varsity starter, Mitchell also competes in golf and track for the Trojans. An A student and National Honor Society member, he is active in community service and will play at the next level but has not yet selected a college.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Mitchell is mentally and physically tough. He does the hard work and puts in extra work. He's a leader and is dedicated to be the best."
— Gene Morrison, Basketball Coach
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