Gary Trent Jr.'s 'beast mode' week highlights this week's awards

Gary Trent Jr.'s 'beast mode' week highlights this week's awards


Gary Trent Jr.'s 'beast mode' week highlights this week's awards



Chef of the Week

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 Apple Valley (Apple Valley, Minn.) shooting guard Gary Trent Jr. for opening the season with a 46-point, 11-rebound performance in a 105-69 win over Chanhassen (Chanhassen, Minn.).

Trent’s 46 points broke a single-game school record which was previously held by Tyus Jones, now a rookie with the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Then Trent turned around and dropped 41 in his next game.

Yes, really.

A true chef indeed.

Poster of the Week

This week’s Poster of the Week winner is Word of God Christian Academy (Raleigh, N.C.) point guard Blake Harris for dropping the hammer on, count ‘em, two victims during a recent game.

Harris took the pass on the right wing, took one dribble, two steps and rose over two opposing players who tried, in vain, for the block.

Watch the poster below.

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 the Kinston (Kinston, N.C.) football team for pulling off the hook-and-lateral play against Ayden-Grifton (Ayden, N.C.).

Quarterback Thomas Vermillion threw it to Anthony Berry, who then flipped it to Tavon Herns.

Herns darted 65 yards in for the score just before halftime.

The Vikings went on to win, 18-14, the second round playoff game.

Managing trickery and a win in a high stakes game?

Oh yes they did.

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