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FIVE FOR FIGHTING: Burney hands out his kudos for top-five MHSAA boys basketball finals performances

By: Scott Burnstein, March 17, 2019, 10:20 pm

1 Jalen Fisher (Ypsilanti Lincoln Sr. G) — The Railsplitters’ Tennessee Tornado knocked down a historic game winner at the horn from the right baseline to boost Lincoln to the upset D1 title and first crown ever for his program. (GAME STORY)


2 Collin Trierweiler (Pewamo-Westphalia Sr. G) — Coldblooded “C-Money” canned a game-tying and game-winning free throw with less than a second to go, capping a 30-second span where he had all of his six points on the night, for P-W in its D3 state-championship miracle. (GAME STORY)


3 Emoni Bates (Ypsilanti Lincoln Fr. F) — Best freshman the state has ever seen!!!!! The phenom’s phenom went BONKERS in his first of what could be a slew of final four appearances, averaging a diamond-studded double-double of 27 points and 10 rebounds per game. (GAME STORY)


4 Noah Wiswary (Hudsonville Unity Christian Sr. G) — It was all systems go for the wiry wonder of a Westside floor general, as Wisary willed his squad to a D2 crown with back-to-back 17 point performances which were the definition of efficient and deadly. (GAME STORY)


5 Da’Jion (Bubba) Humphrey (Southfield Christian J. G/F) — The catalyst in Eagles Nation’s repeat championship, broke loose for a flawless 20 points, six boards and five dimes in a blowout state finals dub over Frankfort. (GAME STORY)