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Bank Hoops Player of the Week, 6

Class A Player of the Week
Demetrius Lake  5-9  Jr  Holland: Lake is the first player of the week repeat winner this season, for any division. He made his case by breaking a 55-year old Holland High scoring mark with 50 points against Zeeland West. None of them were cheap, as Lake’s final three-pointer was the game-winner. It’s not Lake’s first erasure in the Dutch record book, as last year he broke the two-decade old single-season scoring mark.

Belleville's Davion Williams did nothing to dissuade his top three overall status in Michigan's 2018 class by scoring 26 against Romulus.

Belleville’s Davion Williams did nothing to dissuade his top three overall status in Michigan’s 2018 class by scoring 27 against Romulus.

Class A Underclassman of the Week
Davion Williams  6-2  So  Belleville: The Tigers want it to be a real rivalry with their neighbor Romulus, one of the state’s elite programs. It just got real with Williams scoring 27 in Belleville’s three-point win. That followed 26 earlier in the week in a win over Thurston.

Class B Player of the Week
Kenny Davis  6-0  Sr  Big Rapids: He scored 43 points, two off the school record, including 11 three-pointers in a blowout of Morley Stanwood.

Class B Underclassman of the Week
Romeo Weems  6-5  Fr  New Haven: He won this honor just a week ago yet it’s hard to denyIMG_3834-Romeo-Weems Weems with his 24 points and 12 rebounds against St. Clair then 19 points, 12 rebounds, six assists and seven steals against St. Clair Shores Lakeview, both New Haven wins.

Class C Player of the Week
Elijah Smith  6-5  Jr  Melvindale ABT: Who says QBs are soft? He ate glass all week in an homage to Ben Wallace’s jersey retirement. Smith had 20 and 20 as ABT beat Hamtramck, then 25 and 20 in an OT win against Taylor Prep.

Elijah felt the force.

Elijah felt the force.

Class C Underclassman of the Week
Xander Okerlund  6-1  Fr  Maple City Glen Lake: He plays with poise well beyond a ninth-grader, and stepped up with a career-high 19 points with eight rebounds and two blocked shots in a defeat of Suttons Bay.

Class D Player of the Week
Derrick Edington  6-7  Jr  Pickford: He had two 26-point games in Pickford wins over Harbor Springs, when Edington added 22 rebounds and five blocked shots, and Cedarville, with 26 rebounds and 11 blocked shots.

Class D Player of the Week
Jaylon Rogers  6-0  So  Frankfort: This is a return appearance in this space for Rogers, thanks to a 27-point effort as Frankfort handed Buckley its first loss of the season.

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