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Top stars, best performances in Arkansas high school boys basketball (Feb. 20-26)

Last week's top performances in Arkansas prep boys basketball

By Steve Andrews | Photo by Braeden Botts 

Here's a look at some of the top performances from last week in Arkansas high school boys basketball. 

Khamani Cooper, Watson Chapel 

The senior scored 29 points in the Wildcats’ 64-48 win over Ashdown, and had 22 points and 7 rebounds in a 53-34 win over Camden Fairview. 

Maddax Johnson, Valley Springs

The senior poured in a game-high 26 points in the Tigers’ 100-71 win over Cossatot River.

Kaden Horn, Valley Springs

The senior scored 25 points in the Tigers’ 100-71 win over Cossatot River.

Hunter Burke, Cossatot River

The senior poured in a team-high 25 points in the Eagles’ 100-71 loss to Valley Springs.

Brandon Scott, Charleston

The senior erupted for a game-high 37 points, including 18 in the third quarter, to the Tigers’ 59-49 win over Booneville, and scored a game-high 29 points in the Tigers’ 70-58 win over Valley Springs.

Brevyn Ketter, Charleston

The senior scored 25 points in the Tigers’ 70-58 win over Valley Springs.

Huston Davidson, Jasper

The senior netted more than half of Jasper’s scoring with a game-high 30 points in the Pirates’ 67-59 loss to Ozark Catholic.

Ethan Brumley, Ozark Mountain

The senior scored a game-high 24 points, including 11 in the second quarter, to pace the Bears to a 57-42 win over Mansfield.

Quintus McNeal, New School

The senior collected a game-high 29 points, including hitting 13 of his 16 free throws, to lead the Cougars to a 64-50 win over Omaha.

Kason Hilligoss, Harrison

The senior shined on Senior Night by hitting 8 three-pointers to finish with a game-high 30 points to the lead the Goblins to a 70-55 win over Siloam Springs.

Jaxon Cazzell, Van Buren

The junior finished with a game-high 19 points, 7 rebounds, 4 steals, 2 assists and a block. Leading the Pointers to a 59-48 victory over Russellville.

Denarion Whitmore, Fort Smith Northside

The senior registered 24 points in the Grizzlies’ 59-48 win over Springdale.

Dason Hensley, Valley Springs

The senior poured in 24 points, including 14 in the first quarter, to pace the Tigers to an 82-74 win over Bergman.

Layne Taylor, Farmington

The junior dropped 38 points, grabbed 6 rebounds, and handed out 6 assists in the Cardinals’ 70-54 win over Morrilton. He also had 19 points and 10 assists in an 83-55 win over Pottsville.

Demario Carter, England

The senior finished with a game-high 26 points in the Lions’ 66-55 loss to Cedar Ridge.

Kellen Robinson, Episcopal Collegiate

The sophomore lit up the scoreboard for 41 points in the Wildcats’ 70-58 win over Mayflower.

Rece Hipp, Rose Bud

The senior amassed a game-high 28 points in the Ramblers’ 67-36 win over Rose Bud.

Payton DePriest, Marshall

The junior poured in a game-high 22 points in the Bobcats’ 69-49 win over Cutter Morning Star.

Nathaneal Rogers, Mammoth Springs

The senior scored a game-high 30 points in the Bears’ 72-68 loss to West Dide Greers Ferry.

Jackson Harmon, Valley View

The senior scored a team-high 19 points, including 14 of 15 at the free throw line, to lead the Tigers to a 51-45 win over Marion.

Lyndell Buckingham, Marion

The sophomore scored a game-high 24 points in the Patriots’ 51-45 loss to Valley View.

Jaxon Hampton, Clarendon

The junior finished with a game-high 31 points in the Lions’ 72-61 win over Sacred Heart.

Avery Pettingill, Sacred Heart

The senior tallied a team-high 27 points in the Knight’s’ 72-61 loss to Clarendon.

Braden Tanner, Dardanelle

The senior finished with 20 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists in the Sand Lizards’ 66-63 win over Berryville.

De’kylon Arnold, Marvell-Elaine

The junior hit 21 points to lead the Mustangs to a 79-58 win over Guy-Perkins.

James Deloach, Sylvan Hills

The junior poured in 23 points to lead the Bears to a 69-66 win over Jacksonville.

Harper Rorex, Sloan-Hendrix

The senior tallied 21 points in the Greyhounds’ 67=37 win over Conway St. Joseph.

Kylan Baker, Brinkley

The senior scored a game-high 24 points to lead the Tigers to a 62-38 victory over Nemo Vista.

Sam Reynolds, Wonderview

The senior scored a game-high 24 points in the Daredevils’ 59-23 win over Augusta.

Taylor Smith, Nettleton

The junior put up a double-double with 23 points and 10 rebounds in the Raiders’ 49-44 win over Valley View.