Bossier basketball star Kaalas Roots injured in car accident

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Russell Hedges ... Bossier basketball star Kaalas Roots was injured in a car accident early Friday morning.

Bossier High basketball star Kaalas Roots was injured in an automobile accident early Friday morning, according to Bossier principal David Thrash.

In an e-mail message, Thrash said at last report Roots “was responsive but very banged up.”

Thrash said Roots has a head injury as well as other unspecified injuries.

Roots is a two-time All-Parish first-team selection. He was first-team All-District 1-4A this season and second team in 2017-18.

He helped the Bearkats win two straight District 1-4A titles. This season, Bossier was the Class 4A basketball state runner-up.

Roots has also been active in AAU basketball over the years.