Jenkins adding up offers plus some upsets
by Transition Hoops Report
This week, another offer for a Washington player, yet another triple-double and a couple of big nights for players that lead to an upset of state powers. Plus a look at how Malek Harwell is doing after a return from knee surgery.
DeJounte Murray has continued his destruction of the state of Washington. He notched another tripled-double, this time against O'Dea with 20 points, 13 boards and 13 rebounds.
Then Murray and his Rainier Beach teammates locked up in a good mid-season match up against Eastside Catholic, a rematch of the State 3A title game from last year. Beach came out on top behind 26 points from Murray. Keep an eye on Keith Smith Jr. Smith sat out the second half after hearing a pop in his knee. EC's Matisse Thybulle scored 21 points in the loss. Mandrell Worthy sat out with an ankle injury.
Earlier in the week, Thybulle scored 27 and Max Hudgins scored 21 to beat West Seattle. Nate Pryor scored 30 in the loss.
David Jenkins added the University of San Diego to his list of offers.
In what may be considered an upset, Skyline beat Issaquah behind 26 points from Robert Beigaj. In the loss, Ty Gibson scored 28 and Trevon Ary-Turner scored 22.
Jalen McDaniels had a nice double-double in a win over Kentlake with 20 points and 11 rebounds.
Jaylen Nowell continues to play well for Garfield. He scored 30 in a win over Lakeside. In 11 games the sophomore has averaged 30.7 ppg.
Dominic Green led Hazen to a win over Tyee with 27 points, 12 rebounds and 4 blocks. He also scored 25 points with 17 boards in a win over Lindbergh. Connor O'Hearn added 26 points and 9 assists.
Penninsula's JaQuori McLaughlin led his team to a win over Auburn Moutainview with 38 points. Then he scored 22 points with 11 assists to beat Lakes. Teammate Jimmy Ritchie also scored 22 and grabbed 15 rebounds.
Steven Beo scored 26 points in a Richland win over Southridge.
Kendall Watson scored 26 points and pulled down 9 boards but Hanford lost to Walla Walla in OT.
Senior Alex Garcia scored 25 points to go with 9 rebounds to lead Kennewick over Hanford.
Mitchell Wetmoore had a couple of nice games this past week. He scored 33 in a win over Lakes and then 26 in a win over Auburn.
Charles Frazier scored 28 points and had 14 rebounds for Todd Beamer but it wasn't enough as Romaine Jackson scored 31 in the win for Kent Meridian. He had another double-double following that effort with 34 points and 10 rebounds against Kentwood but still came up a bit short of the win.
Mr. Double-Double William Luckett scored 23 points and had 13 rebounds in a Inglemoor win over Eastlake. In the loss Jordan Lester scored 30.
Jessie Norton scored 27 points for Vashon Island in a win over Bellevue Christian.
Dakari Jefferson had 20 points and 10 boards in a Clover Park win over Steilacoom.
Emerald Ridge's junior guard Raeshon Scales scored 31 points in a win over Puyallup.
Jordan Muir-Keung scored 28 to lead Shorewood past Meadowdale. Then he scored 25 to get the win against Interlake.
Malik Hampton scored 19 points and had 11 rebounds in a Rogers' (Spokane) loss to University.
Trevor Sperry and Tre'von Allen combined for 35 points in a Clarkston win over East Valley.
Match Burnham had 23 points, 12 rebounds in a Liberty win over Kettle Falls.
Highland's Stefan Gonzalez recently become the school's all time leading scorer.
Malek Harwell scored 37 points in a Century loss to Rigby.
Preston's Austin Smellie scored 38 points in a 2OT win over Pocatello.
Jerome's Jacob Lloyd scored 29 points to upset Buhl. Hayden Eckert scored 28 points in the loss.
Mountain Home's Jarek Schetzle had a solid double-double against Caldwell with 18 points and 16 rebounds.
Billings West’s Danny Betcher scored 23 points in a win over Laurel.
Billings Skyview’s Kendal Manuel scored 30 points in a win over Billings West.
Billings Central’s Dillon Meyer scored 26 points in a win over Billings Senior.
Choteau’s Collin Achenbach scored 32 points in a win over Cut Bank.
Corvallis’s Jayce Gilder scored 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in a win over Polson.
Great Falls’s Brendan Howard scored 22 points and Lucas Vining added 21 points in a win over CMR.
Jefferson’s Kadeem Strickland scored 26 points in a win over Wilson.
Lake Oswego’s Jazz Johnson scored 24 points in a win over Canby.
Clackamas’s Mitchell Fink scored 25 points in a loss to Oregon City. Teammate Marcus Golder scored 22 points in a win over Barlow.
Barlow’s Dominik Copper scored 28 points in a win over Centennial.
West Linn’s Payton Pritchard scored 26 points in a win over Lakeridge and had 33 points in a win over Canby.
Grant’s Ian Downey scored 25 points in a win over Roosevelt.
Bend’s JJ Spitler scored 24 points in a win over Ridgeview.
Lakeridge’s Immanuel Allen scored 22 points in a loss to Tualatin.
Aloha’s Steven Boswell scored 20 points beating Century who was led by Tanner Bull’s 22 points.
Ben Lomond’s Brenden Morris scored 27 points and 10 rebounds in a win over Park City.
Davis’s Jesse Wade scored 25 points in a win over Northridge.
Layton’s Jarriesse Blackmon scored 15 points, grabbed 15 rebounds, and dished out 8 assists in a win over Northridge.
Roy’s Jaycob Payne scored 24 points on six 3’s in a win over Logan who was led by Jaxton Andersen’s 23 points.
Mountain Crest’s Jaxon Brenchley scored 22 points, had 7 rebounds, and 7 assists in a win over Ogden.
Woods Cross Trevin Knell scored 26 points in a win over Cyprus.
East’s Elijah Oliver averaged 20 points and 8 rebounds in 3 wins.
Sheridan’s Dylan Daniels scored 29 points in a win over Rock Springs.
South’s Richard Blackwell scored 34 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in a win over Riverton.
Big Piney’s Jordan Banks scored 20 points in a win over Pinedale who was led by Jordan Costello’s 33 points.
Powell’s Kalei Smith scored 40 points in a win over Glenrock.
Douglas’s Johan Richards scored 24 points in a win over Wheatland.
Rawlings’ Jalen Krening had 31 points, 9 rebounds, and 7 assists in a win over Pinedale.
Pine Bluff’s Hunter Thompson averaged 25 points and 12 rebounds in 2 wins.