Posted On: 01/15/18 7:30 PM
There have been a number of big-time scoring efforts around Colroado this season but only a few guys have scored 40 or more points in a game. Here’s a look at seven of those guys and how they managed to reach the 40-point plateau, or surpass it.
Jaedon Bowles, 2019, SG, Manual: Guiding his team to a win on Dec. 11, Bowles went for 50 points on 15 for 21 shooting. He went 2 for 4 from 3-point range and shot 18 for 19 at the free-throw line.
Cade Carroll, 2018, PG/SG, Buena Vista: Averaging 31.3 points and 10.6 rebounds a game, Carroll has scored 40 or more points twice this season. He scored 40 points on 15 of 31 shooting against Summit on Dec. 16 and scored 45 on 15 for 24 shooting against Jan. 13 against Lamar.
Zach Hidalgo, 2018, F, Frontier Academy: Scoring around 30 points a game this season, he poured in 41 against Ridge View Academy on Dec. 2. She shot 14 for 25 from the field, hit three 3-pointers and made 10 of his 15 attempts at the free-throw line.
Luke O’Brien, 2020, SG, Columbine: The 6-foot-5 sophomore exploded for 40 points in an overtime win over Bear Creek on Saturday. He made 11 of his 16 attempts from the floor, hit three 3-pointers and went 15 for 16 at the free-throw line.
Carlos Parra, 2018, F, Del Norte: Parra is averaging 31.0 points a game and in the Tigers’ season opener on Nov. 30, he scored 47 points on 16 for 29 shooting. He went 8 for 14 from 3-point range in that game and 7 for 7 at the free-throw line.
Noah Sarria, 2018, SG, Clear Creek: On Dec. 15 against West Grand, he put up 40 points to lead his team to a 61-54 win. That’s 65.6 percent of the Golddiggers’ total scoring output. He was 11 for 18 from the field in the game.
Nick Vaver, Jr., SG, Centaurus: The Warriors’ emerging guard got his 40-point game on Jan. 9 against Thompson Valley. He shot 15 for 21 from the field, including 7 for 11 from 3-point range, and only scored three of his points at the free-throw line.