Posted On: 12/15/20 2:32 PM

Weeks 3 and 4 this year in Texas high school basketball was stacked with highly anticipated games and matchups. Two of the nation’s best teams went head-to-head against one another on an NBA court at the American Airlines Centers. Sophomores are dominating the land all over Texas. Basketball was at its best at the end of November. Here are just a few of the standout performances I witnessed during the last couple of weeks of the month. 

Grapevine 56, Keller Central 54 (Overtime)

Jerome Whitaker - Combo Guard - Keller Central - 2021

In a tough overtime loss to the Grapevine Mustangs, Jerome Whitaker dropped 17 points, 6 rebounds, and had 3 steals. He proved to be a good two-way player that played solid on and off-ball defense. His instincts really stood out, he was very alert, and anticipated things well, jumping passing lanes and getting deflections. On the offensive end, Whitaker displayed a knack for getting into the teeth of the defense and finishing at the basket, showing off his impeccable upper body strength while driving the lane and scoring in the paint. Jerome Whitaker

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