RCHS basketball standout Jalen Smith, seated center, is pictured signing to play for the Tennessee Temple University Crusaders. Smith was named the 2012-13 District 5-AAA Player of the Year and will begin his collegiate career this fall. Seated, from left, are Lacy Smith, Jalen Smith and Dewayne Smith. Standing, from left, are RCHS athletic director Micah Ruehling and RCHS basketball coach Mike Phillips.
Friday, July 05, 2013Author: Ernie Harris
(Last modified: 2013-07-05 17:01:01)
Source: The Herald-News
Jalen Smith, the Rhea County High School [RCHS] standout basketball player who led his team in scoring in the 2012-13 season, recently signed a scholarship to play for the Tennessee Temple University Crusaders this fall.
Smith has been a staple in the Eagles’ offensive production during his career, where he was named the District 5-AAA Player of the Year, which marked the first RCHS player to do so since 1986.
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