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OU commit Trae Young earns Gatorade honor (again)

Back-to-back honors for OU commit Trae Young, earning Gatorade Player of Year honors for second year in a row.

Gatorade didn’t have to look too far to find the Oklahoma High School Boys Player of the Year for this season. Didn’t have to go anywhere.

The honor stays at Norman North as point guard Trae Young has earned the award for the second year in a row, it was announced Monday.

Young, a five-star point guard ranked No. 21 in the Scout 100, committed to Oklahoma last month and averaged more than 40 points per game this season.

With Young getting the nod, it means it’s a clean sweep for the Sooners with Choctaw signee Ana Llanusa earning the exact same honor last week as the Gatorade Oklahoma High School Girls Player of the Year.

Llanusa ended her career in style by winning the Class 6A state championship, scoring 26 points in a 52-36 win against Edmond Deer Creek.

Young committed to OU over Kansas, among many other schools, Feb. 16 but won’t be able to sign until next month.

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