Written by SportsDayDFW.com
Boys basketball player of the week (2/6): Cedar Hill's Jalen Jones
What he did: In two victories, Jones finished with 53 points, 18 rebounds and four steals. Cedar Hill defeated Grand Prairie and Midlothian.
Who is he? A 6-1, 188-pound junior forward
The stats: 29 points on 14-for-21 shooting and 10 rebounds against Grand Prairie and 24 points on 7-for-10 shooting and 10-for-12 free throws and eight rebounds against Midlothian.
He said it: “I want to be the best player on the court. I feel like I have something to prove. I do it for my teammates.”
Coach said it: “He’s really stepped it up. He’s really been focused. He’s been our leading scorer in the last four games, which is huge.” – coach Tim Thomas
Did you know? Jones was promoted to varsity for Cedar Hill’s
playoff run last season. … He does not play any other sports for Cedar Hill. …
His favorite basketball player is LeBron James. … Cedar Hill is 9-2 in District
5-5A, in second place.
Triple-double in win vs. Plano West
29 points in win vs. Plano West
27 points in win vs. Eu. Trinity
36 points in two wins, 14-16 FG
2 games: 53 pts, 15 sts, 9 asts
Game-winning layup at buzzer
27 pts, 4 asts, 5 rebs vs. Lovejoy
27.5 ppg, 5 rpg, 2 apg in two wins
31 pts in win vs. North Dallas
TC By. Nelson
26 pts, 8 rebs in win vs. Azle