Class A Player of the Week
Isaiah Livers 6-8 Sr Kalamazoo Central: The Michigan early signee obliterated his previous career highs with a game of 30 points and 24 rebounds as Kazoo Central beat Oak Park 82-73 in overtime in the Don Jackson Invitational.
Class A Underclassman of the Week
Lorne Bowman 6-2 Fr Detroit Western: In a freshman class with a number of point guards already contributing on the varsity level, Bowman threw in his hat with 18 points in Western’s win over Detroit Cornerstone.
Class B Player of the Week
Jacob Polakovich 6-8 Jr Grand Rapids Catholic Central: He was named MVP of the 10-team Catholic Invitational thanks to 34 points and 16 rebounds in the Cougars’ win over Detroit Loyola.
Class B Underclassman of the Week
Steve Pearson 6-2 Fr Detroit Northwestern: Class of 2006 retrofit whose game recalls Ramar Smith, Jordan Crawford and Leon Freeman. Pearson had 22 points, 10 rebounds and five assists in a defeat of Ferndale.
Class C Player of the Week
Kaleb Keipert 6-7 Sr Roscommon: On consecutive nights in the Roscommon Holiday Invitational, Keipert scored 27 against Pinconning and then 25 points against Tawas. Both were wins for the host school.
Class C Underclassman of the Week
Austin Forbes 5-10 So Gwinn: He led the Modeltowners with a career-high 18 points as they beat Superior Central.
Class D Player of the Week
Daniel Everhart 6-0 Jr Marine City Cardinal Mooney: He had 27 points and 12 assists in a 71-60 win over Memphis (not the one in Tennessee, so it’s within the MHSAA travel zone).
Class D Underclassman of the Week
Caleb Hunter 5-10 So Southfield Christian: In Southfield Christian’s last game, a win over Grosse Pointe University Liggett, this Eagles legacy scored 16 points.