Kennedi Heard was bouncing along quite nicely in her high school basketball career playing third fiddle to team leaders Dezyre Black and Aaliyah Stevenson when the unexpected happened.
Two of the key cogs in Captain Shreve’s historic run to the District 1-5A title last season, the first for the Lady Gators, Black and Stevenson went down with knee injuries and sat on the sidelines most of this season. Heard got a call to visit coach Keith Greene to talk about stepping up her play.
She wasn’t necessarily ready for that, but what’s a girl to do.
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