Gonzaga-bound Kaden Perry reflects on ‘special’ four-year run at Battle Ground

Gonzaga-bound Kaden Perry is 15-to-20 pounds bulkier, and he could have reasonably broken Battle Ground’s all-time career scoring record. But a back injury may sideline the four-star for the remainder of his senior season. Perry and Tigers coach Manny Melo joined SBLive Washington’s 2021 high school basketball media day to talk about Perry’s development, BG’s consecutive Tacoma Dome appearances and what to expect from the Tigers this spring.

Battle Ground is 6-4 in the 4A/3A Greater St. Helens League, and have turned to other players to step up in Perry’s absence.

(Editor’s note: The interview was recorded May 6, before Perry’s injury.)

Watch Battle Ground boys full media day interview below.

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SBLive’s Todd Milles, Andy Buhler and Dan Dickau conducted dozens of interviews with boys and girls basketball teams across Washington. Stay with SBLive Washington as we roll out the interviews over the next several weeks.

More media days interviews:

Olympia boys

Tahoma girls

Wilson boys

Lincoln boys

Lake Washington girls

Kentwood boys

Timberline boys

Arlington girls

Auburn boys

Interlake boys

Mercer Island boys

Skyline boys

Seattle Academy boys

Ingraham boys

Eastside Catholic boys

Nathan Hale boys

Lynden Christian girls

North Kitsap boys

Camas girls

Union girls

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