Kwe Parker's backwards alley-oop highlights this week's awards

Kwe Parker's backwards alley-oop highlights this week's awards

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Kwe Parker's backwards alley-oop highlights this week's awards

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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 Valley Christian (Missoula, Mont.) shooting guard Cameron Ireland for dropping, count ‘em, 12 three-pointers in the Eagles, 93-66, win over Two Eagle River (Pablo, Mont.).

Best part?

Ireland is just a freshman.

He went 12 of 22 from the arc and finished with 42 points in the win.

Poster of the Week

This week’s Poster of the Week winner is Wesleyan Christian Academy (High Point, N.C.) forward Harry Giles III for the subtly vicious dunk he threw down over an Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.) defender in a recent game.

Giles camped out on the left low block, took a pass from a teammate and threw down a two-handed jam over a Warriors defender who got their just a little too late.

Too bad.

Giles got fouled in the process and, yes, he converted the three-point play.

Giles’ post-poster course of action?

He simply acted like he’d done it before.

Well played.

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 Wesleyan Christian Academy (High Point, N.C.) guard Kwe Parker for catching a sick backwards alley-oop on an inbounds play.

Parker took the ball out under the Trojans’ rim and threw an inbounds pass to his teammate Harry Giles III who leaped to catch the pass near the free-throw line.

Immediately, Giles, who is coincidentally our Poster of the Week winner this week, fired a lob back toward the rim and Parker flew up in front of the rim and threw down a two-handed backwards dunk.

This, you have to see to believe.

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