Posted On: 01/25/21 11:00 PM

Topeka teams engage in a ‘tournament week’ every year in late January, most notably the Topeka Invitational Tournament. Regardless of which tournament they play in, they take on teams from outside their normal realm to measure themselves against teams from around the state.

Though none reached the finals of their tournaments, there were some notable performances last week:

Player of the Week:

Marque Wilkerson, senior, Topeka West:

The 6-foot-1 senior has played outstanding all season long, but he really took it to another level in the Topeka Invitational Tournament. The Chargers won two of three, and Wilkerson was huge in all three. He poured in 27 in a disappointing loss to Shawnee Mission North. He then popped for 22 and 25 against Centennial League rivals Highland Park and Hayden.

MVP:

Isiah JohnsonIsiahJohnson5'10" | CGShawnee Heights | 2021StateKS, senior, Shawnee Heights:

Shawnee Heights lacks firepower. When Johnson missed the first game of the McPherson Invitational Tournament against Maize South, the T-Birds couldn’t get anything going. When Johnson returned, they knocked off McPherson behind his 22 points. When Johnson struggled against Manhattan, the T-Birds went down in defeat. Johnson has games of 32 and 29 and is the key if the T-Birds are going to

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