Dwelling Water Christian Faculty’s Derrick “DJ” Benbow is basketball coach Tyrone Farmer’s fall man.

As one of many Warriors’ captains, Benbow takes the blame and suffers the implications when his group doesn’t dwell up its requirements on and off the court docket, even when the errors had been past his management.

“It’s a value to pay to be a pacesetter,” Benbow stated. “It may be exhausting at occasions, however I do know once I look again on this, I’ll thank coach for making me a greater man.”

Farmer credit Benbow for accepting that duty throughout his second season at Dwelling Water and persevering with to develop as a pacesetter.

Benbow, nonetheless, has been one of many space’s high main gamers the final two seasons, and on Tuesday evening earlier than a 94-38 win over Bethel Christian Academy, the 6-foot-2 junior was honored for surpassing 1,000 factors for his highschool enjoying tenure.

Living Water's Derrick Benbow is joined by his family Tuesday night as he was honored for scoring his 1,000th high school point.

Benbow scored his 1,000th level in an 87-64 loss to New Life Christian on Dec. 15.

General, Benbow has 1,129 factors, together with 1,075 at Dwelling Water. He scored 54 in his one season at Jacksonville earlier than he transferred to the Warriors in the summertime of 2021.

“I hoped to get 1,000 factors sooner or later,” Benbow stated. “As soon as I acquired into this method and had the ball extra in my fingers, I knew I used to be able to doing it.”


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