He's a leading candidate to be Douglas High School's valedictorian this spring.
He's also arguably the best basketball player to ever set foot on campus.
Funny thing, though. It's neither aspect that really gets Douglas boys basketball coach Corey Thacker talking about Hunter Myers, who was named the Northern Division I Co-Player of the Year and Sierra League Player of the Year for the second year in a row last week.
For Thacker, it's something else entirely.
"Something we try to talk about with the kids is being community-oriented, just realizing that this team is a big part of this …