National honors for 3 Asheville Christian Academy Lions
Three basketball players from Asheville Christian Academy have received awards from the National Christian School Athletic Association.
Junior guard Jordan Shepherd (second team) and senior center Jeff McIlwain (third team) were named NCSAA All-Americans and Super Regional players. Senior guard Taylor Robinson received NCSAA Super Regional status for girls.
McIlwain and Shepherd were both Asheville Citizen-Times All-WNC selections for the Carolinas Athletic Association champion Lions (22-7) this past season. McIlwain has signed with UNC Pembroke. Shepherd has received several scholarship offers.
Robinson will be playing at the next level for Covenant in Georgia.