Around The Nation: Jenkins Nets 57

John Jenkins

AROUND THE NATION – There were some good ones going on Tuesday night. How about Matt Vogrich versus Brandon Paul? Could John Jenkins have done it again? The answers to these questions and more!

Brandon Paul came out on top in a prime time matchup with Lake Forest and Matt Vogrich. The Illinois-bound senior guard scored 31 points and his team won 70-62 in overtime. Vogrich scored 18 of his team's first 20 points and assisted on the other hoop. He finished with 39.

Vanderbilt signee John Jenkins turned in another huge night. Jenkins scored 57 points as Station Camp beat Harpeth by nine. Jenkins rained seven 3-pointers in the win.

Manassas is rolling and so is power forward Reggie Buckner. The Ole Miss addition scored 21 points and grabbed 17 boards in a win over Northside.

With N.C. State and Memphis looking on, Demarcus Cousins led LeFlore past Baker 86-55. Cousins pumped in 32 points to lead the way for the state's top ranked team.

Isaiah Philmore, a Towson signee, was on top of his game as John Carroll took down Mt. St. Joseph 65-55. Philmore netted 24 points and 13 rebounds for the victors.

The big matchup in Charlotte Tuesday night went to North Mecklenburg. William & Mary signee Kyle Gaillard scored 23 to lead the Vikings past Myers Park 67-59. Sophomore Bernard Sullivan chipped in with 11 and 14 while unsigned senior Andre Marhold had 14 points and 17 rebounds. Myers Park senior Odell Turner had 17 points and 6 boards.

Washington State-bound senior David Chadwick scored 29 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and blocked 7 shots against Central Cabarrus in a win.

It looks like Siena scored big with Denzel Yard. The Franklin Learning Center point man tossed in 37 as his team beat Gratz 69-65. Yard told Philly.com, "but when I'm on there's gonna be trouble."

Provo high edged C.J. Wilcox and Pleasant Grove 57-49 Tuesday night. Wilcox scored 26 points. Kyle Collinsworth scored 23 points and senior power forward Brandon Davies netted 16.

Peyton Siva can score, we all know that. He led Franklin past Bishop Blanchet 76-61 Tuesday night. Siva hit up his opponents for a game-high 31 points.

C.J. Harris led Mount Tabor with 34 points as it hung 103 on Parkland in a win. Harris also had 8 rebounds and 6 assists.

Josh Smith did what he could to the tune of 19 points and 15 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Kentwood fell to rival Federal Way Tuesday night. Kentwood led 52-30 in the third quarter before giving up what appeared to be an insurmountable lead. Washington's Lorenzo Romar and a Louisville assistant were spotted in the crowd.

The Barton Brothers were responsible for Lake Clifton's dismantling of Forest Park 76-45. Junior shooting guard Will Barton scored 23 and his brother Antonio matched him in the win.

We saw Ben Brust put up big numbers last summer and the hit parade continued Tuesday night. The junior wing pumped in 45 points as Mundelein beat Libertyville 79-66.

James McAdoo scored 29 points, Knox School just 39. Norfolk Christian ripped up Knox 67-39.

Atlantic Shores trounced Isle of Wright 93-60 as guards Andre Dawkins and Steven Pledger combined for 51 points.

Jereme Richmond had 17 points and 5 rebounds as Waukegan beat Glenbrook South 61-49. Colin Nickerson also scored 21.

Joe Jackson is his toughest critic. He told the local paper he wasn't happy and turned the ball over too much in his transition to the point. So, what does he do to compensate? Jackson went out and dumped 42 points on Kirby in an 84-67 win.

Jordan Sibert had 19 points as No. 1 Princeton crushed Loveland 90-50 earlier this week. Marquis Horne tossed in 11 points; he signed with Ohio U. Loveland's Bobby Capobianco tossed in 13 points and 5 rebounds.

Ames High won a squeaker as Riley Stuve hit the game-winning hoop with 1.9 seconds left. Ames beat Dowling Catholic 52-50. Junior Harrison Barnes led all scorers with 20.

Last week, Lawrence North dropped one to Terre Haute South. A few days later it whipped Marion. Dominique Ferguson and Stephan Van Treese combined for 41 points and 17 rebounds. N.C. State recruit Scott Wood scored a game-high 33 in the loss. North coach Jack Keefer called Van Treese's game the best he's played in a Wildcat uniform; he has 21 and 12.

The Deuce got loose … again. Westchester beat Elon 68-43 Tuesday night as Bello scored 25 points and had 7 assists. Teammate Ike Nwamu finished with 20 for the victors.

C.J. Barksdale helped Danville GW to another win Tuesday night. In a return game, GW bested Smith again 83-56. This time out, Barksdale pumped in 15 points, 10 rebounds and blocked seven shots.

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