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Thirty-Five Years Later, Another Kelly Leads Gonzaga Prep

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Gonzaga Prep's Parker Kelly is the son of former WSU Cougar Terry Kelly (Photo: Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review) Gonzaga Prep's Parker Kelly is the son of former WSU Cougar Terry Kelly (Photo: Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)
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Greg Lee The Spokesman-Review

Tell Parker Kelly that he shoots like his dad and he smiles.

The Gonzaga Prep senior is proud that many believe his game is similar to the game of his father, Terry Kelly, also a Bullpup.

Terry Kelly averaged 26.2 points per game his senior year in 1976, leading the Spokane City League in scoring the last year of its existence and being named player of the year. He led G-Prep to third at state.

Just about every day, Parker Kelly glances at his father's uniform, No. 44, retired and hanging in a glass case in the main hallway outside Nick Scarpelli Gym. There's also a picture of Terry holding a basketball.

Terry Kelly went on to Washington State University where he started 80 straight games at one stretch and led the Cougars to the 1980 NCAA tournament.

Parker Kelly has done fine for himself at G-Prep....

 

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