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Player of the Week candidates for Jan. 30-Feb. 4

By Megan Counihan, SportsEngine, 02/07/17, 9:15AM CST


Click here to see who won this week.

This week's winner

Sam Peterson, Bethany Academy. In a 68-42 victory over FAIR, the senior forward recorded 29 points and 15 rebounds.

The other candidates

Trae Berhow, Watertown-Mayer. The senior forward and Pepperdine commit put up 33 points in a 65-59 win over Wright County Conference West Division opponent Rockford.

Mason Carpenter, Eastview. The senior posted 34 points in a 77-52 victory over Farmington, helping the Lightning improve to 6-4 in South Suburban Conference play.

Matthew Hurt, Rochester John Marshall. The sophomore forward recorded 30 points, 10 rebounds and two assists as the Rockets rolled Red Wing 75-49.

Tre Jones, Apple Valley. The junior guard finished with 22 points, 15 rebounds and eight assists to power the No 5-4A Eagles past Burnsville. Jones is ranked third in the state for assists (139).

Rocky Kreuser, Totino-Grace. The senior forward scored 32 points in a 73-67 loss to No. 10-4A Robbinsdale Armstrong.

Matt Todd, Monticello. The junior guard tallied 41 points in an 88-81 loss to Delano. Todd is averaging 25.6 points per game this season.

Jimmy Vollbrecht, Jordan. The senior forward scored 38 points in a 76-75 loss to Mayer Lutheran, the Hubmen's first defeat in Minnesota River Conference play. Jordan is 16-3 overall and sits atop the league standings with a 7-1 record.

Sam Wilson, Farmington. The senior forward scored well above his 22.5 average by finishing with 32 points in a 68-59 win over Fridley.

Kobey Woolhouse, Mayer Lutheran. The junior guard recorded 37 points in a thrilling 76-75 win over Jordan.

* Stats and Records as of Feb. 5

Athletes are considered for Player of the Week poll only if their stats are entered on the MN Basketball Hub by Sunday at 10 a.m. If any coaches or members of their coaching staff would like to be set up to enter stats, please email john.kelsey@sportsengine.com.

Voting ended Saturday at noon.


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