When Green Bay offered, Preble's Renard wasted no time accepting
GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- When Kendall Renard was a freshman she started to realize she might be able to play basketball after her high school career is over and in November it became official when she verbally committed to Green Bay.
The 6-3 junior said once Phoenix coach Kevin Borseth offered she had no problem accepting.
"It's kind of a load off my shoulders but it's kind of exciting because I know I'm going to a real good place," Renard said.
With two seasons left in high school, Renard has work to do, but one reason she received an offer is because of her versatility. She can use her inside as a post player and she can step out and shoot 3-pointers.
"You can't teach size and she's got that going for her so that's a very positive thing, plus she knows how to use it, which is good," Preble assistant coach Bill Farrell said. "As a middle-schooler she was a point guard so she's got he skills to be a complete player. I think she fits well and again, Kevin likes his kids to be able to shoot the three comfortably and she can post up so I think she fits very well in their program."
Before Renard plays for the Phoenix she is looking to make big things happen at Preble. The previous three seasons the Hornets have not had a winning record, but that looks like it will change.
Through Tuesday, Preble was 5-1 and Renard is not all Preble has. Renard is averaging 21.3 points per game and sophomore Carley Duffney is leading the team with 23 ppg.
Renard believes Preble is capable of contending for the Fox River Classic Conference title with the likes of Bay Port and De Pere, amongst others.
"I know we want to win a lot of games and be right up there and contend with some of the top finishers in the conference," Renard said. "I think we made big strides and are getting better every day so I think there's nothing we can't do."
With Renard on its side, Preble will be a team to keep an eye on.
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