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Posted On: 12/4/17 12:38 PM
FIVE TAKEAWAYS: Park Hill South vs. Blue Springs
LIBERTY, Mo. — Park Hill South got a big fourth quarter from 2019 PG Lamel Robinson and pulled away for a 79-65 win on Saturday at the 810varsity Tipoff Classic at Liberty High School.
Here, Prep Hoops takes a look at several players who stood out in the contest.
MVP: Lamel Robinson (5’11, PG, 2019, Park Hill South). Robinson had 25 points, including 11 in the fourth quarter as Park Hill South pulled way for the win. He is an athletic guard who can get to the paint and finish tough chances as well as knock down outside shots. Robinson is among the Kanssas City area’s top guards.
Offensive Player of the Game: RJ Lawrence (5’11, G, 2018, Blue Springs). A smooth left-handed guard, Lawrence came off the Blue Springs bench and provided the Wildcats an offensive boost right away. He is a smooth ball handler who is able to get to the bucket and can light up the scoreboard from 3-point range. Lawrence finished the contest with 16 points.
Defensive Player of the Game: Saadique Perkins (6’3, F, 2018, Park Hill South). Perkins is a versatile defender capable of locking down guards but muscling up some in the paint against bigger players as well. On Saturday, he impressed with several run down blocks as he got high above the rim to wipe away opponents chances.
Off the Bench: CJ Lee (6’3, PF/C, 2019, Park Hill South). Lee is a big man who is also a standout on the football field in the fall as an offensive lineman. He is a strong, wide bodied player who enjoys getting physical in the paint and is a good finisher in traffic. He had nine clutch points in the fourth quarter on Saturday and added a team-high five rebounds.
Best Rebounder: Jay’von McKinney (6’1, G, 2019, Blue Springs). McKinney impressed on Saturday with his all-around play, scoring 14 points, knocking down a pair of 3-pointers, defending at a high level and getting on the boards. He led both teams with six rebounds.
Best underclassman: Stefan Black II (5’10, G, 2020, Blue Springs).