NAME: Malik Grove
SCHOOL: Lakota West High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2014
HEIGHT: 6'-170 lbs.
RESIDENCE: West Chester
PARENTS: Jerry & Gina
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: Parents
FUTURE GOAL: Be a college coach
A multi-sport athlete, in basketball, senior Malik Grove is a three year starter at guard. He is averaging 14 ppg. this season with big games vs. Wayne (27 points), Sycamore (24), Colerain (20) and Princeton (17 points-10 rebounds). His junior year he averaged 12.4 per game.
In football, Malik was the Firebirds' all-star QB. This past season for the 9-2 GMC co-champs, he threw for 1,262 yds. (9 TDs) and rushed for 740 yds. (16 TDs). His career 2,997 yds. passing is an all-time Lakota district record. Malik has been named 1st team all-GMC two times and was honorable mention all-city this past season. He has committed to play football at Notre Dame College in South Euclid, Ohio.
Malik also bowled his freshman year, rolling a perfect 300 game and was named GMC Bowler of the Year and 1st team all-city. He has also competed in track. His favorite athlete is Dwayne Wade, and his favorite entertainer and most-like-to-meet is Kevin Hart.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Malik is a natural competitor. He's at his best when his back is against the wall and it's a high pressure situation."
— Sean Van Winkle, Basketball Coach
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