A Major Middle: Lukas Hendricks

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Editor’s Note: Each week during the sports season, the Telegraph will profile a middle school athlete. Who: Lukas Hendricks, 13, is a seventh grader at Folsom Middle School and a center and power forward on the basketball team. What do you like to do in your spare time? Play basketball and I also play football and baseball. What is your uniform number and why did you choose it? Number 41 for Dirk Nowitzki. What is your favorite NBA team and Why? The Cleveland Cavaliers because of Lebron James. What do you want for christmas? An iPod Touch What are you future plans? Go to college at UCLA to play basketball. Coach’s Comment: “Lukas is arguably our hardest worker in practice. It’s no surprise that this translates into success on the court - he is our leading scorer and rebounder. Lukas leads by example with his warrior-like mentality and commitment to improvement.” ~ Chip Miller