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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.

BOYS


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.

GIRLS


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.