More than 25 high school basketball players have scored at least 50 points in a game this season. Using data submitted to MaxPreps and confirmed using media reports, we compiled the top 10 individual scoring performances of the 2022-23 season.
Leading the list is senior guard Darrin Ames
of Kenwood (Chicago)
. Late last month in a 122-48 win over Southland College Prep (Matteson, Ill.), the Kansas State signee went for 65 points. Ames drilled seven 3-pointers and connected on 28 of 41 field goal attempts.
In his 65-point outing, "Dai Dai" also pulled down seven rebounds and recorded seven steals. On the season, Ames is averaging 22.3 points for the Broncos, who are 16-5 and ranked No. 6 in Illinois.
Coming in at No. 2 is junior Clay Scofield
of Lighthouse Baptist Academy (Theodore, Ala.)
with 61 points in a 83-74 loss to Pensacola Christian Academy (Pensacola, Fla.) on Jan. 12. Scofield leads the country in scoring at 41.3 points per game and also has a 53-point outing this season.
in 122-48 win over Southland College Prep (Matteson, Ill.) on Dec. 26.2. Clay Scofield , Jr., Lighthouse Baptist Academy (Theodore, Ala.)61 points
in 83-74 loss to Pensacola Christian Academy (Pensacola, Fla.) on Jan. 12.T3. Shane Douma-Sanchez, Sr., Del Norte (Albuquerque, N.M.)60 points
in a 72-67 loss to Eldorado (Albuquerque, N.M.) on Jan. 3.T3. Davion Hill, Sr., Neumann Regional Academy (Williamsport, Pa.)60 points
in a 91-64 win over Millville (Pa.) on Jan. 14.T5. Tyler Mallory, Sr., Greenville (Ala.)57 points
in 108-94 loss to Jefferson Davis (Montgomery, Ala.) on Nov. 18.T5. Ahmad Badwan , Jr., Salam (Milwaukee, Wis.)57 points
in 87-32 win over St. Anthony (Milwaukee, Wis.) on Dec. 15.T5. Sawyer Elkins, Sr., Lee Christian (Sanford, N.C.)57 points
in 108-73 loss to Cape Fear Christian Academy (( Erwin, N.C.) on Jan. 10.T5. Brian LaRoche Jr., Sr., Lower Brule (S.D.)57 points
in 114-46 win over Cheyenne-Eagle Butte (Eagle Butte, S.D.) on Jan. 17.9. David Douglas Jr., Sr., Yorkville Christian (Yorkville, Ill.)56 points
in 83-80 win over Marquette (Ottawa, Ill.) on Jan. 5.T10. Caden Hilemon, Sr., Madison (Marshall, N.C.)55 points
in a 90-82 win over Tuscola (Waynesville, N.C.) on Dec. 15T10. Calvin Windley, Sr., Peoria (Ariz.)55 points
in 113-19 win over Goldwater (Phoenix, Ariz.) on Jan. 12.T10. Dylan Martinez, Jr., Faith Christian (Pasadena, Texas)55 points
in 95-38 win over Banff (Houston, Texas) on Jan. 17