Holmes brothers have received all-state recognition

Concordia High School junior Grant Holmes and freshman Cooper Holmes have received Class 4A All-State recognition from the Topeka Capital-Journal and Wichita Eagle.
Grant Holmes, 6-3, was named second team All-State by the Capital-Journal and received All-State honorable mention from the Wichita Eagle.
Cooper Holmes, 6-3, received All-State honorable mention from both the Capital-Journal and the Eagle.
Grant Holmes averaged 15.7 points and 6.5 rebounds per game for a Concordia team that finished 15-7.
Cooper Holmes led the North Central Kansas League in scoring at 19 points per game, and also averaged 6.3 rebounds.
Both were named first-team All-League.

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