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Aldrigde to focus on basketball at LaBrae

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LEAVITTSBURG, Ohio - Peyton Aldridge, who will be one of the best athletes to ever come out of LaBrae High School, is not playing football this coming season.  Instead, he will concentrate on basketball.

LaBrae athletic director Todd Rowe tells Sports Director Dana Balash that "Peyton wants to put all his effort into basketball."

The 6 foot 7 senior to be is being recruited by "a ton of Division I schools."

Aldridge led the Vikings to the final four in March, losing in the state semi finals.

Rowe said Aldridge met with first year head football coach John Armeni and the staff on Wednesday morning and informed him of his decision.

Aldridge is a two time all state basketball player.

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