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Arizona high school boys basketball: Top stars, best performances for week of February 8

Here is a list of top boys basketball performances for the week of Feb. 8-14.
Arizona boys basketball.Brittany Bowyer

Below is a list of top boys basketball performances for the week of Feb. 8-14. If you know of a player we should add to this list or include in a future week, email


Top Arizona boys basketball stars, Feb. 8-14

Chuck Bailey, Higley

It was an explosive week for the sophomore. On Tuesday, he had 26 points, four rebounds and a steal in a 69-59 win over Eastmark. Wednesday he had 28 points, three steals, two rebounds and two assists in a 72-60 victory against Williams Field, and Thursday he absolutely exploded for 41 points, seven rebounds, three assists, two steals and a block in a 72-60 win over Dysart. 

Jaxton Bobik, Queen Creek

The senior helped the Bulldogs secure their first win of the season Wednesday against Pinnacle, recording 30 points, seven rebounds and three steals. 

Devin Bradford, Vista Grande

The senior had an explosive game Tuesday, notching a double-double with 27 points, 11 rebounds, seven assists and a block to help lift Vista Grande to a 60-59 victory over Poston Butte. 

Nate Calmese, Mesquite

The junior dropped 32 points and had three steals to help the Wildcats earn a 74-56 win over Shadow Mountain on Wednesday. 

Colin Carey, Sunrise Mountain

Despite the Mustangs’ 88-77 loss to Liberty on Wednesday, the senior notched a double-double with 34 points and 15 rebounds.

Amari Carraway, Pueblo

Thursday’s 77-61 win over Vista Grande was the sophomore’s best game of the season to date, with 31 points, five assists, three steals and three rebounds. 

Jake Clapper, Desert Edge

The senior led the team in scoring with 23 points and secured a double-double with 11 rebounds, helping Desert Edge defeat Notre Dame Prep 71-54 on Tuesday. 

Cougar Cooke, Show Low

The junior had 25 points, six rebounds, three assists and two steals in Tuesday’s 64-56 loss to Holbrook. 

Moses Demalek, Paradise Valley

Securing a double-double with 23 points, 10 rebounds, two assists and two steals, the senior helped lift Paradise Valley to a 60-54 victory over Desert Mountain on Tuesday. 

Cameron Gates, Tonopah

In his best performance of the season thus far, the senior posted a double-double with 29 points, 10 rebounds, three assists and two steals in a 67-55 loss to Yuma Catholic on Tuesday. 

Cohen Gonzales, Mesquite

Gonzales’ stats are climbing as the season continues, most notably with his performance against Combs on Thursday. The sophomore had a season-best 31 points, six rebounds, five steals and an assist in a 70-53 victory. 

Jimari Grayson, Mesa

The senior had his best game of the season against Mesa Mountain View on Tuesday, notching a double-double with 23 points, 10 rebounds and four assists in a 65-59 win. 

Jesse Gray, Poston Butte

In a heartbreaking 60-59 loss to Vista Grande on Tuesday, the junior posted 32 points, five steals and two assists. 

Bradey Henige, Cactus

In the best performance of his high school career to date, the freshman had a double-double with 23 points, 12 rebounds, two blocks and an assist to help lift the Cobras to a 61-59 win over Peoria on Tuesday. 

Will Hunt, Yuma Catholic

The senior had 23 points, five rebounds, four steals and three assists in a 67-55 victory over Tonopah on Tuesday. 

Kyree Jackson, ALA-Ironwood

The senior had a big game Wednesday against Combs, securing a double-double with 32 points and 10 rebounds to help lift the Warriors to a 71-66 win. 

Carson Kelly, Chandler

It was a monster week for Kelly in the Wolves’ return to action following their quarantine. On Monday, the senior had 38 points, eight assists, four rebounds and two steals in a 68-62 loss to Perry. On Friday, he had a double-double with 32 points, 11 assists, three rebounds and three steals in a 95-92 loss to Desert Ridge.

Steven Legleu, Nogales

It was another great week for Legleu as Southern Arizona basketball was in its second full week of action. The senior opened the week with 24 points, four rebounds, four steals, four blocks and two assists in Monday’s 67-58 win over Tucson before dropping 22 points, three rebounds, an assist and a steal Tuesday in a 75-49 victory against Walden Grove. He closed things Friday with 20 points, six rebounds, three steals and two assists in a 77-71 win over Sunnyside.