Power Players, January 31, 2008
Mike Clifford, Bishop Fenwick: The Crusaders' 6-7 junior center was immense against Austin Prep, finishing with 26 points and 17 rebounds in a 74-55 win. Clifford averages nearly 24 points for the season
Allen Williamson, Pingree: The junior forward collected 33 points and 12 rebounds in a 68-63 win over Landmark Monday. Williamson has had four 30-plus games this season.
Kevin Van Lenten, Masconomet: The Chieftains point guard finished with 24 points, including the game-winning 3-point play, and 11 assists in a dramatic 67-66 win over North Reading.
Matt Tobin and Nate Knudson, Beverly: Tobin finished with 21 points and 12 rebounds in Beverly's tough 69-65 win over Saugus in the Northeastern Conference. Knudson, a junior guard, collected 18 points as Beverly won its sixth in a row, 64-61, over Bridgewater-Raynham on Sunday.
Brandon Lee, Marblehead: On a team that doesn't have a player averaging even 12 points, Lee has scored a total of 42 points in the Magicians last two games against Pentucket and Salem, respectively.
Mike Kimball, Salem, NH: The junior guard scored 18 points to lead the Blue Devils in a 78-54 win over Concord.
Stephen Spirou, Pelham: The freshman forward continued his impressive play, scoring 17 points in the Pythons 73-71 win over Monadnock.
Donald Celestin, Greater Lawrence: The freshman forward scored 17 points to lead the Reggies to a resounding 73-36 win over Whittier.
Beau Cassidy, Pinkerton: The 6-2 junior guard lit up Nashua South, scoring 22 points in the Astros' 73-58 win.
Drew Smith, Timberlane: The senior guard poured in 24 points to lead the Owls over Goffstown, 81-4**[
Jaymie Spears, Georgetown: Averaging 20.6 points, 4.3 steals and 4.0 assists for a surprising Royals team that is off to a 9-4 start.
Chris Barry, Newburyport: Nearly averaging a double-double (10.1 points, 9.6 rebounds) for the Clippers.
Jay Wheeler, Amesbury: Had his eighth double-digit rebounding night earlier this week with 11 in a loss to Masconomet.