High School Hoops Edition No. 7

Josh Smith had a big week on the hardwood out West as he led Kentwood to three victories scoring 19, 33, and 25 points in the games.  Smith continues to be the leading scorer in the South Puget Sound League 4A Conference at 24.9 points-per-game.

On Saturday evening, Smith scored 25 points as Kentwood defeated Federal Way 52 – 50.  On Thursday, Smith scored 33 points as Kentwood defeated Kent Meridian 57 – 53, and on Tuesday, Smith scored 19 points in a 60 – 29 blowout of Tahoma.  Kentwood opened the game with an 18 – 0 run and never looked back.

Moving to the Midwest, Harrison Barnes scored 13 and 26 points in two Ames victories.  Barnes’ 13 points came in a 70 – 35 rout, while his 26 points came in a 22 point 81 – 59 victory on Friday night.  Ames is now 10 – 0 on the season.

Andre Dawkins scored 26 points with 15 coming in the second quater as Atlantic Shores defeated Norfolk Collegiate 71 – 55.  Dawkins made four three pointers in the contest.

Tyler Thornton scored 10 points as Gonzaga defeated Bishop McNamara 67 – 41.  He followed that performance up with 11 points on Friday night in a 67 – 40 victory over Bishop Ireton.