Voting is on now for the recrut757/B-Dubs Player of the Week
by Andy Hilton, recruit757
The Buffalo Wild Wings Player of the Week award returns and we certainly have no shortage of candidates on the boys or girls side.
We got a late start, so we’re running the voting until 6PM Tuesday. The vote is for the week that ended with games on January 11.
Fans, we need your participation to pick the best! Each week, we will reward a male athlete and a female athlete with the award.
As always, we thank Buffalo Wild Wings for the continued support of recruit757!
Here are your candidates for this week:
Jacob Cooper led Green Run in a 62-50 win over defending state champion Landstown, scoring 26 points, including 15 in the fourth quarter to close out the game.
Wilson’s Khaliyl Davis averaged 19 points, 10 rebounds, 4 blocks and 2 steals per game in his team’s wins over Woodbridge (82-75) and Norcom (79-53). The rivalry win over Norcom was by the largest margin in over 40 years.
Kendon Peebles led Hampton Christian to a 3-0 week averaging 26.7 points per game in wins against Broadwater, Gateway and IWA.
Nansemond-Suffolk freshman Kaleb Brown led his team to a 3-0 week including a 17-point, 7 rebound, and 2 steals over Peninsula Catholic, 25 points and two steals vs. Norfolk Christian, and 31 points with two steals over Middleburg Academy.
Chaunce Jenkins of Menchville had 24 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists, two steals and four dunks, including a mammoth dunk that was an ESPN Sportscenter highlight in Friday’s 84-62 win over Hampton.
Tristan How of Norfolk Collegiate scored 25 points and snatched 10 rebounds in a 66-62 win over Hampton Roads Academy Tuesday night. How followed that with another 25-point, 10 rebound performance in a 71-54 win over Catholic on Friday night.
Warhill’s McKenna Eddings had a huge night in a 87-30 win over York, rolling up 18 points, 20 rebounds, six assists and eight steals.
Ashanti Barnes of Lake Taylor scored 20 points and grabbed 24 rebounds in Lake Taylor’s 53-45 win over Norview Friday night.
Princess Anne guard Aziaha James scored 24 points, grabbed 8 rebounds and six steals in Tuesday’s 79-35 win over Salem.
Kiara Beal of Menchville scored 18 points in a 70-57 win over Hampton on Friday, giving the Crabbers their first regular season loss since 2018.
If the poll doesn’t appear above, you can make your pick at this link and be sure to share the poll with your friends so they can help your favorite win the award. Voting closes on Thursday at 6pm!
Thanks to Buffalo Wild Wings for their support of our High School Athletes and their support of excellence in the 757. They’ve been a long time sponsor of the recruit757 and Buffalo Wild Wings Player of the Week award.