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40 points and a dominant performance in Florida

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It was another week packed with great matchups highlighted by a number of standout performances from some familiar names.

A few players took their talents to tournaments outside of their home region as they showcased their skills on a different stage. Payton Pritchard among them, showcased his abilities at the City of Palms Classic in Florida, where the West Linn product impressed as expected.

With plenty of action taking place across the regions, there were a bevy of top performances while some news surfaced as well. Check everything out below, and get caught up on the Transition Hoops Report’s News and Notes. And if you missed anything from the previous version of News and Notesclick here to take a look.

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Washington

Bellevue’s Michael Henn scored 34 points in a big win over Lake Washington. Henn followed up that performance with 24 points in a win at Beamer.  

Castle Rock’s Brock Johnson tallied 30 points in a win over Madras at the Seaside Holiday Classic.

Mount Rainier’s Jordan McGee added 28 points in a close win over Decatur.

Auburn’s Malik Williams led all scorers with 27 points as his team knocked off Lakes.

Hazen’s Connor O’Hearn went over the 30-point marker finishing with 33 points as his team cruised past Renton.

Black Hills’ Troy Mickelson scored 34 points in a close loss to Stanwood.

Bothell’s Cameron Tyson went for 33 points while teammate Jacob Medjo finished with 26 points in a win over Mount Si.

Kentlake’s Kevin Baker exploded for 40 points but Kent-Meridian’s Romaine Jackson went for 30 points as his squad took the win. Jackson also led his team with 27 points in a win over Rogers.

Baker’s teammate at Kentlake, Austin Mcbryde, went for a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds in a win over Washington.

Eastside Catholic’s Brock Mackenzie had 29 points but it was O’Dea’s Quin Barnard that got the last laugh, finishing with 28 points as his team got the W.

Barnard then went for 26 points to help his team reach the centennial mark and win over Stadium.

Woodinville’s Tony Miller had another impressive game with 34 points in a win over Skyline. 

Curtis’ Aushanti Potts-Woods registered back-to-back 30 point (or more) games. Potts-Woods went for 30 points against Post Falls (ID), then followed that with 32 points in a win over Richland. Teammate Glenn Jordan joined the 30-point and over club against Richland as well finishing with 32 points. Potts-Woods capped off those performances with a steady 20 points to lift his team past Bethel on Tuesday.

In Richland’s loss to Curtis, Steven Beo recorded 33 points. Beo also scored 26 points in a big win against Chiawana.

Richland’s Landon Radliff netted 38 points and grabbed eight rebounds en route to a win over Prairie. Radliff enjoyed another big game in a win over Chiawana. Radliff led all scorers with 34 points.

Kamiakin’s Hayden Nelson finished with a double-double scoring 19 points and grabbing 14 rebounds in a win past Pasco.

Walla Walla’s Andrew Harvey recorded his first-ever triple-double. Harvey had 16 points, 13 rebounds and ten assists in a win over Kennewick.

Eastmont’s Brandon Porter scored 25 points in a loss to Sunnyside.

Liberty Christian’s Chris Kelly had a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds in a win over Colton.

Lakeside’s Isiah Brown scored 27 points in a win over Kingston.

Wilson’s David Jenkins Jr. had 28 points in a close loss at Peninsula.

Yelm’s Christian David went for 37 points in their win over Gig Harbor.

Chiawana’s Chandler Hansen had a huge night in a win over Hanford. Hansen finished with 29 points while teammate Jalen King added 12 points, 20 rebounds and seven blocks.

Chiawana’s Cayden Cazier had 26 points despite a loss to Richland.

Southridge’s Gabe Vorheis scored 32 points, 21 points in the first half in a win over Kamiakin.

Hanford’s Tyler Miller had five 3-pointers and finished with 28 points in a win over Southridge.

Sunnyside’s Angel Garza scored 27 points in a win over West Valley-Yakima.

River View’s Mario Jaramillo dropped 34 points in a win over Kiona-Benton.

Wilbur-Creston’s Dorian Jaeger posted a double-double 15 points and 10 rebounds in a loss to Springdale. Jaeger had a nice game once again despite the loss to Northwest Christian, finishing with 26 points, 6 rebounds, and five steals.

St. George’s Collin Cremers tallied 16 points and 15 rebounds for the double-double in a win over Colfax.

Liberty’s Chase Burnham hit 9-of-11 shots en route to a 30 point game and win against Tekoa-Rosalia.

Asotin’s Koby Blunt put in 34 points the help his team defeat Tri-Cities Prep.

Ferris’ Mike Ervin recorded a double-double 18 points and 13 rebounds in a win over North Central.

Cusick’s Tyson Shanholtzer had a game-high 26 points and eight rebounds in a win past Inchelium.

Springdale’s Chandler Carr posted a double-double with 20 points and 13 rebounds in their win against Reardan.

Arlington’s Drew Bryson scored 28 points in a narrow victory at Sehome.

Puyallup’s Tony Gutierrez contributed 26 points to win big over Graham-Kapowsin.

Northwest Christian’s Ryan Ricks capped off a win over Wilbur-Creston with 27 points.

Springdale’s John Lynch tallied a double-double with 12 points and 10 assists in a win over Kettle Falls.

Capital’s Chris Renner had 27 points in a win past Steilacoom.

Timberline’s Austin Curry notched a double-double with 21 points and ten rebounds to lead his team past South Kitsap. South Kitsap was led by Eric Wattree and his 29 points despite the loss.

Bellarmine Prep’s Malachi Flynn scored 33 points on Monday against Troy (Calif). Flynn went over the 30-point marker again and scored 35 points to lift the Lions to their third straight victory in the Mission Prep Christmas Classic in California. Flynn has reopened his recruitment per his personal Twitter account.

Idaho

Caldwell’s Forrest Smith added 25 points to help defeat Emmett.

Ambrose’s Travis Yenor scored 25 points and dished three assists in a 10-point win over Nampa Christian.

Columbia’s Michael Davis tallied a double-double with 17 points and 12 rebounds in a loss to Ontario (Oregon).

Genesis Prep’s Jonny Hillman scored 30 points to help his team cruise past Clark Fork.

Jerome’s Logan Geist poured in 27 points, but it wasn’t enough as his team fell to Eagle in overtime.

Dietrich’s Jake Smith enjoyed a double-double 18 points and 11 rebounds in a win over Murtaugh.

Bonneville’s Kehari Harrigfeld had a double-double 17 points and 12 rebounds in a win over North Sanpete (UT).

Borah’s Rylan Bergersen scored 26 points and nine rebounds in a win over Timberline.

Post Falls’ Max McCullough is getting interest from Whitworth and George Fox the 5’10’’ guard said in a recent piece by Greg Lee of NW Preps Now.

Gooding’s Clancy Cockerham posted a double-double in their win over Riverstone. Cockerham had 13 points and 13 rebounds.

Idaho City’s Wesley Pierce had 25 points in a loss to Garden Valley.

Montana

Florence’s Levi Clagett notched a double-double while going 5-for-5 from the field. Clagett finished with 10 points and 10 rebounds to secure the win over Loyola.

Charlo’s Jade Smith scored 26 points in a win over St. Regis. Brock Cantrell-Field had 25 points in the loss for St. Regis. Cantrell-Field again led his team with 39 points, this time in a win over Lincoln.

Dutton-Brady’s Shaun Cunnington hit six 3-pointers on his way to 25 points and win over Big Sandy.

Great Falls’ Brendan Howard had a game-high 32 points to defeat Helena-Capital. The junior recently went over 1,000 career points.

Big Timber’s Brent Finn finished with 31 points as his team knocked off Missoula Loyola.

Fairview’s Ben Hardy scored 26 points in a one point victory over Frazer in Wolf Point. Frazer’s Saunder St. Marks had 30 points in the loss.

Broadview-Lavina’s Scott Bymaster contributed 25 points in win over the visiting Ekalaka.

Plains’ Ryan Ovitt had 25 points (4-for-8 from 3-point range) to secure the win against Charlo.

Deer Lodge’s Cade Benjamin led his team to their first victory on the season at St. Ignatius by dropping 26 points.

Noxon’s Grant Fitchett poured in 26 points to help defeat Two Eagle River.

Arlee’s Phillip Malatare had a well-rounded game with 10 points, 14 assists and six steals in a win over Clark Fork.

Hot Springs’ Trevor Paro impressed with 31 points to help guide his team to a win over St. Ignatius.

Laurel’s Casey Cole had 27 points in a loss to Hardin.

Melstone’s Brody Grebe helped his Father reach his 250th career coaching win by adding 28 points in a win over Wibaux.

Colstrip’s Peyton Nansel posted 26 points while teammate Vallen Spang notched a double-double 18 points and 11 rebounds to beat Baker.

Northern Cheyenne’s Andrew Foote scored 30 points in a win over Lame Deer.

Manhattan’s Alec Nehring registered a game-high 33 points in a loss to Townsend.

Brockton’s Phoenix Rattling Thunder enjoyed a 25 point effort to help secure the win against Savage.

Plenty Coups’ Lando Stewart had a game-high 26 points in a win over Broadview-Lavina.

Utah

Woods Cross’ Trevin Knell exploded for 37 points (eight 3-pointers) in a close two-point overtime loss to Weber.

Viewmont’s Cole Huish scored 25 points in a win over Hurricane.

Skyview’s Bryce Mortenson posted a double-double 16 points and 14 rebounds in a win over Highland, Idaho.

Mountain Crest’s Jaxon Brenchley impressed with a double-double 16 points and 15 rebounds to get the win over Box Elder.

Viewmount’s Ben Barrett ended with a double-double 14 points, and 14 rebounds to help his team secure the win against Pine View.

Judge Memorial’s Tyrees Sidberry scored 29 points in a loss to Highland.

Wyoming

Natrona’s Drew Switzer scored 28 points and 9 rebounds despite the loss to Billings Senior (MT).

Gillette’s Kain Morehead went for a double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds in Las Vegas, and followed that performance up with a 31 points, 10 rebound effort to defeat Summit Academy (UT).

Gillette’s Dalton Hoist led the way with 29 points and six rebounds in their loss to Cathedral Prep (PA).

Sheridan’s Blake Goodwin dropped 27 points in his team’s loss to Billings West (MT).

Lander Valley’s Dylan Puroll had a double-double 18 points and 10 rebounds in their win over Wheatland.  

Pinedale’s Jordan Costello scored 29 points in a narrow victory over Bear Lake (ID).

Star Valley’s Jake Pierson registered 11 rebounds against Worland, and tallied a double-double 20 points and 10 rebounds to help his team get past Rico Co (UT).

Douglas’ Tyrel Leman had a big game with 27 points, 19 rebounds, in a win against Jackson.

Newcastle’s Taylor Allen scored 25 points and grabbed eight rebounds to top Lead-Deadwood (SD).

Worland’s Hoyt Nicholas dropped 25 points in a one point loss to Rock Springs.

Oregon

West Linn’s Payton Pritchard rallied after an opening tournament loss to Norland and flirted with a triple-double ending with 12 points, 11 assists, eight rebounds to defeat Lehigh (FL) in the City of Palms Classic in Fort Myers, Florida. After securing the 3-Point Shootout title at the event, Pritchard helped his team earn a spot in the consolation final going for 26 points, 11 rebounds, and seven assists over Wesleyan Christian (NC).

Central Catholic’s Ben College went for 30 points to help his team knock off one of the few remaining unbeaten teams in 6A play. College was perfect from 3-point range going 5-for-5 in the win over McNary.

Mountain View’s Davis Holly had a game-high 31 points to help his team beat Corvallis.

Vale’s Brock Mattos had 25 points in a loss to Weiser.

Jefferson’s Geno West led his team past Roosevelt while scoring 26 points.

Crescent Valley’s Joe Casey scored 27 points in a loss to Bend.

Crook County’s Seth Kessi notched 26 points in a win over North Marion at the North Marion Holiday Classic.

Silverton’s Julian Downey kept his hot shooting streak alive pouring in 25 points in a win over Canby.

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