The Lootpress Player of the Week Award, sponsored by Bodyworks and The Law Offices of Brandon Steele, has returned for the boys and girls basketball season.
Below are the candidates for the 11th week of the boys basketball season. Voting will close Monday at midnight. The fan vote will be used in the event of a tie.
In order for a player to be eligible or nominated, the stat keeper or coach must report all scores throughout the week, win or lose. Scores can be reported to Tylerjackson@lootpress.com and Rustyudy@lootpress.com. Doing so is simple. All you need to do is take a picture of the official scorebook for both teams and send it to us.
- Caleb Fuller, Bluefield – Fuller may want play the lottery after the week he had. The junior averaged 22.6 points per game, leading the Beavers to a 3-0 record this past week. The signature moment of the week occurred when lightning struck twice Saturday against Class AAAA Greenbrier East. Fuller nailed a half-court shot at the end of regulation to send the the game into overtime and hit another shot from beyond half court as the overtime buzzer sounded to deliver the Beavers a 65-62 win.
- Elijah Redfern, Beckley – Beckley finished the week 1-2 but picked up a key sectional win on Saturday thanks to Redfern. He averaged 24.6 points per game this week, scoring 34 against Shady and 29 against Princeton.
- Jaedan Holstein, Shady Spring – Holstein averaged 12 points per game as the Tigers went 3-0 this past week. His signature performance came against Logan on Saturday where he scored 16 and hauled in 15 rebounds in a 69-50 win.
- Shad Sauvage, James Monroe – Sauvage was his usual reliable self again for the Mavericks, averaging 16 points per game, guiding his team to a 2-0 mark this week.
- Colby Pishner, Nicholas County – If there’s formula to slow down Colby Pishner it hasn’t been discovered yet. Pishner continued to scorch the nets, averaging 31 points per game this week in helping Nicholas go 3-0. Two of the wins came in overtime.
- Goose Gabbert, Greenbrier East – Gabbert was key in the Spartans’ 2-1 finish this past week, averaging 14.3 points per game as they picked up a key sectional win at Oak Hill and avenged an earlier loss to Greater Beckley.
- Chase Hancock, Princeton – Hancock averaged 14.3 points per game during the Tigers 1-2 week. He scored 17 in a 39-point win against Independence and 18 in a loss at Shady Spring.
- Jacob Perdue, Oak Hill – The sharpshooter found the range again this week, averaging 23.5 points per game as the Red Devils finished 1-1.
- Garrett Mitchell, Wyoming East – Mitchell averaged 17.5 points and 11.5 rebounds per game as the Warriors went 2-0, picking up key wins over Chapmanville and Charleston Catholic.
- Dylan Blake, PikeView – Blake helped PikeView pick up a win over Midland Trail on senior night, scoring 19 points. He averaged 10 points per game for the week.
Cast your vote!