In sports the term “cookin” is reserved for a player who goes on a scoring spree or gets hot during a game and makes big plays on the offensive end.
This week’s “Chef of the Week” award goes to 13-year-old Mo’Ne Davis for tossing a shutout in Philadelphia’s 8-0 win over Delaware and sending her team, the Taney Dragons, to the Little League World Series.
Davis will become the 18th girl to play in the Little League World Series in its 68-year history and, according to Philadelphia Magazine, Davis can throw a 70 MPH fastball.
True chef-like behavior indeed.
POSTER OF THE WEEK
This week’s Poster of the Week winner is Carlisle School (Martinsville, Va.) center Thon Maker for the vicious poster he created at adidas Nations recently.
Maker and his teammate were hounding an opposing player trying to force a turnover on the full-court press. When the player finally coughed it up, Maker’s teammate scooped the ball and dished it to a guard at the top of the key.
That’s when the guard lobbed a pass to Maker, who caught the ball and threw it down over a defender who probably should’ve just let the 7-footer have that highlight.
Check out the video below from our friends at HoopMixTape.
OH NO THEY DIDN’T!
This award is reserved for the player who turned in a mind-boggling performance or play that left the crowd in a state of shock and amazement.
This week’s “Oh No They Didn’t” winner is Marianna (Marianna, Fla.) shooting guard Herman Williams for breaking the rim on a windmill dunk in a game.
OK, if you read that last sentence too fast you’ll miss a load of mind-boggling feats.
Who breaks a rim? Who breaks a rim in a game? Who does a windmill anywhere but the pregame layup lines and dunk contests?
Watch the video below courtesy of our friends at Home Team Hoops.
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