Two boys basketball powerhouses in different parts of the country extended long winning streaks during the past week.
In the West, powerhouse Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.)
whipped Planet Athlete Sports Academy (Phoenix, Ariz.) 109-65 for its 46th consecutive victory. UNLV signee Christian Wood
set the pace with 28 points, six rebounds, four blocks and three assists, while Nigel Williams-Goss
contributed 16 points and an impressive 16 assists for the 27-0 Pilots.
*Meanwhile, Midwest power Germantown (Wis.)
ran its winning streak to 49 games with an 80-48 victory over Hartford (Wis.).
*University of Kansas recruit Conner Frankamp
pumped in 48 points as North (Wichita, Kan.)
defeated East (Wichita, Kan.) 71-63. He also had a 43-point game during the week and has a shot at becoming the career scoring leader in a city which has produced many superstars.
*Sophomore star Aaron Holiday
also had a 48-point game to lead Campbell Hall (North Hollywood, Calif.)
to an 87-69 victory over Viewpoint (Calabasas, Calif.).
scored 40 points as Palm Springs (Calif.)
defeated Cathedral City (Calif.) 82-66. Christian Wilson
had 40 points for Cathedral City.
*Garinger (Charlotte, N.C.)
has a promising freshman, 7-foot, 250-pound Raekwon Long
, who is averaging 12.1 points and 11.8 rebounds. He flashed his enormous potential recently during a game in which he amassed 26 points, 22 rebounds and 13 blocks.