CENTRAL HEIGHTS, TX (KTRE) - The end of high school is in a few weeks for Jacob Street and the end of his high school basketball career is just days away.
Street has become one of the most talented basketball players in East Texas. He has been a leader on the Blue Devils varsity team. All of this hard work has paid off as he was selected to be just one of 24 players to represent 1A-4A in the annual Texas Association of basketball coaches All-Star game this Friday in San Antonio.
"I didn't know I was playing in it. I thought the all-star game here would be my last bit. Coach told me I was selected and I was just honored," he said.
Street will be going on to college ball but says he will always cherish high school.
"I just always loved the student section and how they went crazy for us," Street said. "College basketball will be fine but this is something special we have here."
Coach Kevin Herron has watched Street grow and says he deserved this moment.
"Once the bell rings at the end of every school day he is in the gym for over an hour just working on his shooting," Herron said. "He doesn't have to do that but he does because he wants to be a better player. He has been a big part of everything we have done here."
Street will leave tomorrow to begin practice Thursday before the Friday game.