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Five For Fighting – The Beasts Of Breslin (2017 Edition)

By: Scott Burnstein, March 27, 2017, 2:41 pm
FIVE FOR FIGHTING – The Top Individual Performances In The 2017 Boys BBall State Finals Saturday At The Breslin Center In East Lansing
1 Foster Loyer (Clarkston) – What doesn’t this kid do?  MSU-commit Foster the Phemom went HAM again on the comp in the Wolves 75-69 win over Grand Rapids Christian in Class A, dropping 29 points, five assists and five rebound on a bigger, more athletic GRC backcourt
2 Malik Ellison (Flint Beecher) – To quote a popular hip hop anthem of recent years: All he does is WIN, WIN, WIN…..Malik the MARVELOUS bagged yet another state-title ring with a 32-point effort in the Bucs 73-58 bopping of Grand Rapids Covenant Christian in the C finals
3 Romeo Weems (New Haven) – Lets just call this young man ‘The BLUEPRINT,’ he’s the total package on the hardwood…..Romeo rocked and rolled to a double-double of 19 points and 10 boards in New Haven’s 46-36 defeat of Ludington in the B finals
4 Dawson Bilski (Powers North Central) – UP POWER!!! Bilski broke loose for a 25-point spot in the Jets 78-69 victory over Buckley in the D finals
5 (tie) Xavier Tillman (Grand Rapids Christian) – The MSU-signee in the frontcourt was his usual MANCHILD self in his squad’s loss, muscling his way to 25 points and 8 rebounds on his future college floor
5 (tie) Denver Cade (Buckley) – Made like an arCADE game Saturday at Breslin, firing in 25 points in defeat