Shannon Brown 63" 190 lbs. SG (Proviso East High School, Maywood, Ill.). Brown scored 33 points, but it wasnt enough to lift the Pirates to the victory. The No. 4 Proviso East squad dropped a 69-65 overtime decision to Hinsdale South at home on Friday night. The loss dropped the Pirates record to 21-3 on the season. Proviso East will close out the regular season on Friday with a game against Morton.
Brandon Cotton 60" 170 lbs. PG (Detroit St. Martin DePorres, Southfield, MI). Cotton poured in 31 points to help DePorres to the Central/Double-A Catholic League Championship on Sunday. Cotton scored 14 of his points in the fourth quarter to lead his team to a 59-49 victory over Orchard Lake St. Marys. DePorres remains the top team in Class C with a record of 19-0.
Drew Naymick 610" 224 lbs. F/C (North Muskegon High School, Muskegon, MI). Naymick had a record-breaking week on the hard-court. On Tuesday the senior broke the Norsemens career points record on his way to a 17 point, 9 rebounds and 4 block performance in a 68-40 victory over Holton. He followed it up on Friday by recording a triple-double as the Norsemen took care of Montague 58-39. Naymick had 13 points, 10 rebounds and 10 blocks for the No. 5 Class C team in the state. Following Fridays performance Naymick has now scored 1,389 points in his career. North Muskegons record stands at 17-1 on the year and the Norsemen have two more games before their district matchup.
Drew Neitzel 511" 165 lbs. PG (Wyoming Park High School, Wyoming, MI). Neitzel and the Vikings enjoyed two blowout wins on the week. On Tuesday Neitzel threw in 39 points in a 90-62 win over Hastings. On Friday he scored 21 points, but also showed off his distribution skills to pick up 10 assists, to help the Vikings to an 86-47 win over Sparta. Wyoming Parks record improves to 14-4 on the year. Wyoming Park will also face off twice more before the districts begin.
Marquise Gray 67" 215 lbs. PF (Flint Beecher High School, Flint, MI). It wan an up and down week for the Buccaneers. On Tuesday the 10th ranked team in Class C were upset by Saginaw Buena Vista 61-59 in double overtime. Gray had 10 points and 15 points in the loss. On Friday the result was a lot better. Beecher scored a 74-58 win over Saginaw Valley Lutheran to get back on the winning track. Gray had a monstrous performance, scoring 15 points and pulling down 23 rebounds. The Buccaneers improve to 13-5 on the year.