Apex High School 2022 Hall Fame Inductee: Ian Boyd
On September 16th, Apex High School played a big game against Panther Creek. When the second quarter ended a ceremony for the inductees of Apex’s 2022 Hall of Fame. Multiple athletes were inducted like James Bullock, Mia Castagnero, Shana Smith, and Sheryl Pollard. Another inductee was Ian Boyd who was a four-year football and basketball player at Apex High.
Ian Boyd had a great high school career becoming an All State athlete and earned the North Carolina Player of the year his senior year. His junior year he was on the First Team SWAC All Conference Team, NC All District Team 5 first team, and All Conference Academic team. Even as a sophomore he was on the East All Regional Team, All Conference First Team, and a State Champion MVP. During his time in high school in basketball he scored over two thousand points, which hasn’t been done since the early ’90s. Ian was a highly recruitable athlete whom all colleges were looking at, and he goes down as one of the best athletes in Apex High history. For football, he received offers from East Carolina University, Virginia Tech, and Old Dominion.
After high school, Boyd kept playing basketball, and he played at George Mason University. He put up an average of six points a game and forty-four percent shooting percentage. He played at George Mason from 2016-2019. After his time at George Mason, he played football at Fayetteville University where he played wide receiver.
Ian Boyd was an extraordinary player who represented Apex High School by playing the next level and performing above and beyond in Cougars athletics, and his spot in Apex High’s Hall of Fame is well deserved.