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Ruskin High School Student to Attend NCMC 

May 16, 2014


Erione Gant, a student at Ruskin High School in Kansas City, will attend NCMC and play basketball for the Lady Pirates next fall. The daughter of Erica Burton and Charles Gant, Erione is a 5'6” point guard. During her senior season at Ruskin, she averaged 11.1 points, 2.0 assists, 1.6 rebounds, and 1.3 steals per game. Her recognitions included Penn Valley Holiday Tournament MVP her freshman and junior years, Belton High School Tournament MVP her freshman and senior years, Ruskin High School MVP her senior year, and Second Team Red Suburban Conference her senior year. Erione plans to major in Sports Medicine.

Other recruits for the 2014-15 Lady Pirates include Siera Glassford (Fort Osage), Kaitlyn Hefley (Gallatin), Maggie Graves (Chillicothe), and Maddie Winters (Orrick).

Pictured from left, Ruskin Coach Shannon Higgins, mother Erica Burton, Erione Gant, and grandmother Myrtle Burton. Standing, NCMC Head Lady Pirates Coach Jenni Croy.