May signs with Asbury


By William Plaster - [email protected]



PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Pikeville High School senior Blaine May will continue his athletic career now that he has signed with Asbury University, a NAIA school located in Wilbury, Ky., to play basketball in the upcoming season.

May has been involved with the game since he was very young. He played two years on the ESBA Elite squad in Huntington, W.Va. and won two W. Va. state championships. He also Played AAU on the Child All-Stars team based out of Hazard, K.y. May finished in the top 32 of the nation in AAU in 2015.

As a senior at Pikeville high school he was second on the team in scoring with 12.0 pts. per game and second on the team in assists and rebounds with 6 assists per game and three rebounds per game. As a junior he averaged 11.8 pts. per game and led the team in scoring his sophomore season with 14.6 pts. per game.

May has received plenty of honors during his high school career by making the Courier Journal’s Honorable Mention list in 2015, the 15th Region Coaches All-Region Honorable Mention list in 2016, the Appalachian News Express’s All-County first team in 2014 and second team in 2016, the Medical Leaders All-Area first team in 2014, and second team in 2015, and the All 59th District team in 2014 and 2016. He was also the Player of the Week for the Williamson Daily News during the 2016 season.

May’s father Denny Paul May was a standout at Belfry High School in the 1980s and former assistant coach for the Pirates. He also coached at East Ridge and has been an assistant at Pikeville.

Blaine May’s grandparents are Bruce and Pat May of Pond Creek, Ky.

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By William Plaster

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(William Plaster is the sports reporter for the Williamson Daily News, he can be reached at 304-235-4242 ext. 2274 or at [email protected] or on twitter @sidplaster)

(William Plaster is the sports reporter for the Williamson Daily News, he can be reached at 304-235-4242 ext. 2274 or at [email protected] or on twitter @sidplaster)

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