North Newton, Kan. - Head basketball and tennis coaches Alonzo Jamison and Lonnie Isaac signed two-sport athlete Jenson Kingsley of Newton High School to a letter of intent. Jenson will compete in both basketball and tennis for the Threshers beginning this fall.
Kingsley averaged 18 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists per game for the Railers in his senior season. He was selected to the Hays Shootout and Bluestem Classic All-Tournament teams and was a 1st Team AVCTL Division I and 3rd Team All-State (Class 5A) selection this past year in basketball.
"Jenson will add to our team what every team needs, a shooter." Jamison commented. "But more than that he is a quality person on and off the court. We are looking forward to him flourishing in our program."
On the tennis courts Kingsley was league champion in singles for the Railers and competed at the class 5A state championships this spring. His junior year he placed 7th at league in singles and helped the Railers to a 2nd place league finish.
""I am very excited that Jenson has decided to continue his tennis career at Bethel," Issac said. "Jenson has had a very good high school career and is well prepared to succeed at this level. Jenson will provide us with immediate help in both our singles and doubles line-ups and I look forward to his contributions to Bethel on and off the court."
Kingsley chose Bethel over Hesston College and Tabor College. He is the son of Don & Lori Kingsley of Newton, Kan.