Monday, December 19, 2011
Game balls: The week's top players
By Scott Powers
Here are boys and girls basketball players who stood out last week and received our weekly ESPNChicago.com game balls.
Paris Burns, Proviso East: Burns scored 30 points in Proviso East’s 74-58 win over Hinsdale South last week.
Tyrone Terrell, Eisenhower: Terrell scored a school-record 50 points and hit 12 3-pointers in Eisenhower’s 111-92 win over St. Laurence.
Kenny Obendorf, Metea Valley: Obendorf scored 28 points in Metea Valley’s 67-61 win over Neuqua Valley.
Alex Foster, De La Salle: Foster had 20 points, 11 rebounds and three blocks in the Meteors’ 73-60 win over Hales.
Erick Locke, Brooks: Locke, a freshman, had 28 points and 10 assists in Brooks’ 66-55 win over Perspective-Calumet.
Jewell Loyd, Niles West: Loyd seems to amaze even more each week. She put up 50 points, including 10 3-pointers, in Niles West’s win over Maine West last week.
Taylor Johnson, Lincoln-Way East: Johnson was a master thief in Lincoln-Way East’s win over Joliet West. She had a school-record nine steals to go along with 20 points in the win.
Maret Burchett, Fenwick: Burchett achieved the uncommon triple-double. She had 16 points, 11 rebounds and 10 steals in Fenwick’s 75-61 win over Bishop McNamara.
Mariyah Henley, Niles North: Henley had 26 points and 10 rebounds in Niles North’s 44-43 win over Warren.
Christen Prasse, Benet: Prasse scored 28 points to lead Benet to a 65-55 win over Geneva.