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Young foregoes Wayne basketball, track seasons to focus on Ohio State football

By Eric Dutkiewicz, 12/03/18, 1:45PM EST

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. - Wayne High School 3-sport standout Craig Young will not play basketball or run track & field his senior year for the Generals.

Young announced his decision on Twitter, saying his athletic focus will be on transitioning to college football and Ohio State University, where he has verbally committed to play.

As a junior on the hardwood, Young averaged 17.4 points, 7.6 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game. In track and field, he finished 3rd in the state in the 100-meter dash.

He racked up 700 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns this past season, when he earned All-Summit Athletic Conference honors.