The DFW has been full of big games and big time matchups early in the season. We are rolling out our Starting 5 for the week of Nov. 12th- 17th. We will highlight the top 5 players of the week each week. Kicking off our first week with Sam Williamson, Isaiah Stevens, Drew Timme, Harrison Ingram and Jake Mikereit.
Sam Williamson leads off our Starting 5 after a dominant week leading his team to a Coppell Tourney Championship and bringing home MVP honors. He led his Rockwall HS team to a big win over TheTB5Reports #2 team South Garland and averaged a double-double in route to a 5-0 week at Coppell. The 6'7 Louisville signee had some monster games including a 27 point, 16 rebound and 7 assists masterpiece against South Garland.
Next up on our Starting 5 roster is Isaiah Stevens who had a big week at the McDonald's Texas Invitational. The 5'11 Colorado St. signee led his Allen HS team to a championship and earned MVP honors in the process. The reigning state champions in 6A put together a great run led by Stevens. Stevens averaged 20+points and 6+assists to lead the new look Allen Eagles to another championship.
You always need an anchor in your Starting 5 and who better than Drew Timme to be that guy? The 6'10 Gonzaga signee led his JJ Pearce squad to a championship game appearance versus Allen in the McDonald's Invitational. They lost a tough one but Timme was nothing short of his amazing self all week. Timme averaged a double-double posting averages 24+ points and 13+ rebounds per contest.
2021 Harrison Ingram had a fantastic week for St. Mark's. He posted game averages of 18 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in 2 games. The sophomore sensation is the youngest member of the Starting 5 this week.
Our last member of the Starting 5 is Bishop Lynch G Jake Milkereit. The 6'4 junior guard scored 30 points against Rockwall-Heath on 11/13 shooting from the field to go along with 8 rebounds and 4 assists.
Kellen C. Buffington