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NAME: Nate Dudukovich
SCHOOL: Lakota West High School
SPORT(S): Basketball
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Firebirds going to the district finals; scoring 1,000th point junior year.
BIRTHDATE: 3/3/2005
HEIGHT: 6'3"-180 lbs.
PARENTS: Dan & Debbie
FUTURE GOAL: Play professional basketball

Lakota West basketball all-star guard Nate Dudukovich is entering his senior season on the hardwood, having played three years on the varsity level, and has already scored 1,000+ points in his great career. When he scored 31 points this season in a game against Oak Hills, he became the all-time leading scorer in Lakota West history with 1,214 career points. In the early stages of this season, he is leading the GMC in scoring, averaging 23.4 points a game. He scored 32 points vs. Hamilton, 24 points vs. Brownsburg, IN and 23 points vs. both Fairfield and Sycamore.

Nate helped lead last year's Firebird team to a 14-11 record and a runner-up finish in the district tournament. He filled the stat sheet last year, averaging a school-record 25.3 points a game (leading the GMC) as well as 3.6 rebounds per game. He shot 50.4% from the field and 72.6% from the free-throw line. His 531 total points scored in a season is also a school record.

Big games included scoring a single-game school record 51 points against North Raleigh Christian, NC, 36 points vs. Western Hills and 35 points vs. Lakota East in a sectional finals' win. Nate's hard work was recognized with numerous honors last season. He was named first-team all-GMC for the second time, first-team all-city (Enquirer), first-team all-Southwest Ohio District for the second time and second-team all-state.

A good student who is active in community service, Nate will play basketball at the next level but has not yet selected a college. He also plays for the Midwest Basketball Club team. Nate is from a gifted athletic family, including older sister Kailyn, who was an all-star in basketball at Lakota West as well as Ohio Gatorade Soccer Player of the Year and LaRosa's Female Athlete of the Year in 2020-2021, when she led the Firebirds to the Ohio state championship.

His favorite athlete and most-like-to-meet is Kobe Bryant, favorite entertainer is Kevin Hart, favorite book is Mamba Mentality and favorite movie is Top Gun.

COACH'S QUOTE – "I have been blessed to coach many talented players and Nate Dudukovich ranks up there with the best of them. His work ethic and passion for the game along with his leadership skills have been instrumental in the sustained success of our program."
— Jim Leon, Varsity Basketball Coach

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