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MTHS grad named D II All-American

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Downbeach schools get late start Former Middle Township High School standout Garret Kerr has received national honors for his play on the basketball court.

The 6-4 forward from the University of the Sciences men’s basketball team has been named a first team Daktronics Division II All-American.

Kerr was the only player in Division II to rank among the top five in the nation in scoring (24.8 ppg) and rebounding (12.5 rpg). A three-year starter, Kerr broke school records for points scored with 693 and rebounds with 351. He also led the Devils in field-goal percentage at 52.4 percent, free-throw percentage at 82 percent and was second on the team in assists at 3.0 per game and steals at 1.3 per game. In 79 career games, Kerr has produced 1,638 points and 998 rebounds and has averaged 20.7 points and 12.6 rebounds for his career. He has posted a school-record 62 double-doubles for his career and is the only active player in Division II with more than 1,600 points and 900 rebounds over his career.

Kerr led USP to a 17-11 overall record this season. He was previously named Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Player of the Year and the Daktronics East Region Player of the Year.

The Daktronics Division II All-American team is selected through votes cast by sports information directors representing Division II schools from across the country.

Kerr is a 2011 graduate of Middle Township. He scored more than 1.000 career points as a high school player and led the Panthers to the South Jersey Group II championship as a senior after transferring from Moorestown following his junior year.

Kerr is the son of Philadelphia Flyers Hall of Famer and four-time 50-goal scorer Tim Kerr.

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