Prep Notebook: Derrieux, Bridges to play game in Denver
Grand Junction High’s Jamie Derrieux and Fruita Monument’s Drew Bridges have been selected to play in The Show, an annual basketball all-star game to be played April 6 at Pepsi Center.
Derrieux will play on the Blue team alongside other Northern Colorado signees Rebecca Howell (Bishop Machebeuf) and Bay’lee Purdy (Deer Trail).
The girls will play before the 7 p.m. Denver Nuggets-Phoenix Suns game. The boys will play after the Nuggets game.
Teams are selected by the Denver Post and Nuggets representatives.
Also, Bridges was named the Southwestern League player of the year for the third consecutive season.
Fruita Monument coach Dave Fox was named coach of the year.