Senior Spotlight: Taylor Kendrick’s speed and strength leads the Blue Wave into 2020


Today our senior spotlight is on Taylor Kendrick of P.K. Yonge High School.

Kendrick plays football and will run track for the Blue Wave. He will participate in the 100 and 200 meters in track and plays running back and inside linebacker this fall. 

Taylor Kendrick of PK Yonge

He ran a 4.8 time in the 40-yard-dash and has a vertical leap of 26.5 feet. He can bench press 270 and squat 500 pounds. 

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His favorite high school sports moment was when the Blue Wave were in the first round of the playoffs during his sophomore year, and Kendrick forced a fumble on the first drive of the game.

Kendrick has college scholarship offers from Carthage, Albright, and Defiance Colleges.  He also has interest from the Air Force Academy, the University of South Florida (USF), and Alabama A&M.

Kendrick and the Blue Wave will look to bounce back from last Friday’s 26-23 overtime loss at Trenton. P.K. Yonge will host Eastside this Friday night. It will be the season opener for the Rams and the debut of new Eastside coach Alex Deleon.  Eastside won last year’s game in a shootout, 46-40.

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