Class A Player of the Week
Runako Ziegler 6-1 Sr Walled Lake Central: His 30 points led the Vikings past Walled Lake Western in the KLAA title game. Earlier in the week he scored 32 in a win against Howell.
Class A Underclassman of the Week
Mike Fletcher 6-6 So Flint Carman-Ainsworth: He scored 15 points as Carman ran Saginaw off the floor for the Saginaw Valley championship. Fletcher had 12 points and 6 rebounds in a defeat of Flint Southwestern.
Class B Player of the Week
Mario Whitley 6-4 Jr Frankenmuth: With his 42 points against Essexville Garber, Whitley, one of the state’s top 20 2018 prospects, surpassed the 1,000-point mark for his career. He added 11 rebounds and 5 assists. Earlier he scored 22 in a loss to Flint Hamady.
Class B Underclassman of the Week
Kevin-David Rice 6-3 Fr Goodrich: He scored 17 points against Burton Bendle and 15 against Fenton, both wins for the Martians.
Class C Player of the Week
Elijah Smith 6-5 Sr Melvindale ABT: A long-time double-double machine, Smith shot par in a win over Detroit University Prep with 19 points and 12 rebounds.
Class C Underclassman of the Week
Caleb Hodgson 6-9 So Dansville: Dansville has won 12 of their past 13 games, including most recently against Fulton as Hodgson had 20 points and 14 rebounds.
Class D Player of the Week
Gunnar Libby 5-9 Sr Hillman: He had 40 points against Oscoda, a career high, the second-most for a single game in school history, which moved Libby into second-place on Hillman’s all-time scoring list.
Class D Underclassman of the Week:
Britton Angell 6-2 So Big Rapids Crossroads: He scored 30 including a crucial game-tying 3 in the second OT in Crossroads’ 82-80 win over Vestaburg, after making the two game-tying free throws in the first extra period.