Tanner returns to Floyd basketball court

Caleb Tanner back on the basketball court in Floyd Friday.
Caleb Tanner back on the basketball court in Floyd Friday.

Floyd County High School alum Virginia High School Sports scoring champ Caleb Tanner returned to the basketball courts of his old high school Friday as a member of the Elevaj8 Academy in Florida in the Chance Harman Classic tournament.

Tanner, a reserve player on the squad, scored three points in the Academy’s 83-77 loss to Mt. Zion from Maryland.

In pre-game festivities, basketball coach Brian Harman unveiled a banner saluting the 2,770 high school career points during Tanner’s season with the Buffaloes.

Tanner and Tlevaj8 play again Saturday night against Mountain Mission at 8 p.m. to close out the two-day, 14-game tournament at the gymnasium at Floyd County High School.  He will enroll at Radford University and play basketball there.

More photos and Roger Mannon’s story in next week’s Floyd Press.

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