The Week 5 competition for the Ohio National Guard JJHuddle Ohio HS Boys Basketball Team and Player Of the Week is over. And it was a good one. Over 137,000 votes were cast and this week’s winners are…
ONG JJH Ohio Boys BKB Player of the Week
Week 5 Winner: Connor Kern, Pickerington Central
Senior guard and Arkansas State commit scored 29 points to surpass 1,000 for his career in a huge 62-58 win over Gahanna Lincoln.
Week 5 Runner-Up: Hayden Cunningham, East Liverpool
Senior set a new school record with 51 points and a 97-61 win over Cameron (WV). Cunningham hit six 3s and was 13-of-15 from the free throw line. He scored 30 points in the first half. The old record (47 points) was set by Andrew Bobalik in 2006. Cunningham also had 21 points in a win over Stuebenville Central Catholic.
Week 1: Trey Smith, Delphos Jefferson
Week 2: Luke Kennard, Franklin
Week 3: Tyler Flanigan, Glen Este
Week 4: Colton Linkous, Tri-Village
ONG JJH Ohio Boys BKB Team of the Week
Week 5 Winner: Union Local
The Jets remained unbeaten with wins over St. Clairsville (49-40) and Martins Ferry (60-50). They’ve since improved to 10-0 for the first time in history.
Week 5 Runner-Up: Racine Southern
The Tornadoes beat Hemlock Miller 74-59 to earn head coach Jeff Caldwell career win No. 200.
Week 1: Ben Logan
Week 2: Centerville
Week 3: Piqua
Week 4: Russia
*Each Winner will receive a personalized banner from the Ohio National Guard & JJHuddle.