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Charlotte-area high school basketball players of the week

Concord Robinson’s Lavar Batts Jr, the state’s top recruit in the class of 2017, is Charlotte Observer high school basketball player of the week
Concord Robinson’s Lavar Batts Jr, the state’s top recruit in the class of 2017, is Charlotte Observer high school basketball player of the week jsiner@charlotteobserver.com

Lavar Batts Jr, Concord Robinson: 34 points, 10 rebounds in a 96-84 win over Central Cabarrus.

Sarah Billiard, Covenant Day girls: 19 points, 23 rebounds, 11 blocks in 59-44 win over Forest Hills last Tuesday. Billiard was playing in just her second game this season since coming back from a tailbone injury.

Claudia Dickey, Charlotte Latin girls: 19 points, six assists, five rebounds, five steals and a block in a 60-42 win over Durham Academy to help her team to a 5-0 start.

Wendell Moore, Cox Mill: 6-foot-5 freshman had two big games: 29 points, nine rebounds in a 73-57 win over Hickory Ridge and 24 points nine rebounds in a 71-65 win over Northwest Cabarrus.

Miya Bull, East Mecklenburg girls: Bull had a huge game in Friday’s 62-48 win over Providence (17 points, 13 rebounds, six blocks, three steals, three assists).

Eleah Parker, Northside Christian girls: 31 points, 16 rebounds, four blocks and two steals in a 55-49 win over Concord First Assembly.

Ryan Schwieger, Weddington: Had 22 points, 20 rebounds in a 64-44 win over Parkwood and 32 points, eight rebounds in a 57-41 win over Charlotte Christian.

Bella Sheprow and Hannah Gordon, Metrolina Christian girls: 21 points, 10 rebounds, five assists for Sheprow and 13 points, 21 rebounds and 10 blocks for Gordon in 53-52 win over North Raleigh Christian. Metrolina trailed by 12 with four minutes to play.

Marcus Thomas, Independence: Senior guard had 33 points, nine rebounds and two steals in an 89-86 loss to AC Flora at the Southeast National Hoops Festival at Vance on Saturday.

Langston Wertz Jr.

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