Brookville quarterback Kendall BeCraft will have a huge say in the outcome of Saturday’s state championship game. The senior signal caller has played most of the last half of the season with a torn ligament in his thumb that will need surgery in the offseason.
But it hasn't slowed him down one bit, and now he's on the cusp of a second straight undefeated season. Since taking over the starting job three years ago, BeCraft is 45-4 as a starter and has thrown for nearly 10,000 career yards.
"I know when we won it last year it was the greatest feeling I've ever experienced,” BeCraft said. “It’s just something that stays in you, and you want to get back to so bad. We take it into account when we're practicing during the week and it drives us."
Brookville coach Jeff Woody said, "He's been solid all four years. He's always been a winner. He's never been rattled. You can send pressure and you can succeed but he's going to get up, shake it off and keep on going."
Senior running back Hilson Atkins added, "He (doesn’t) say too much, he's very humble and he stays to himself a lot. But he can joke around here and there."