Dr. Mitchell Palmer McDonald
This week’s “Fab Five” five photos feature a former girls’ basketball standout leading her college team
(Cayla McMorris); a shooting guard leading the way for his Class 2A top-10 team (Tayler Johnson); two players reaching the 1,000-point career mark ( Lu’Cye Patterson and Courtney Brown Jr.); and a senior guard who was selected to play in the McDonald’s All-American game (Tre Jones).
East Ridge guard Courtney Brown Jr. is averaging 21 points per game for the Raptors. The junior forward recently passed the 1,000-point career mark. Photo by Mitchell Palmer McDonald
Sophomore guard Lu’Cye Patterson, averaging 23 points per game for number six Class 2A Brooklyn Center, recently reached 1,000 points for his career. Photo by Mitchell Palmer McDonald
Senior guard Tre Jones of Apple Valley was recently selected to the McDonald’s All-American team. He’s averaging 25 points per game. Photo by Mitchell Palmer McDonald
Tayler Johnson, a senior shooting guard, is averaging 20 points per game for Minneapolis North. The Polars are the number-two-ranked boys’ basketball team in Class 2A. (Mitchell Palmer McDonald/MSR News)
University of Wisconsin senior guard Cayla McMorris (Park Center) scored 23 points in a recent loss to the University of Minnesota in a Big 10 women’s basketball matchup. She’s averaging 14 points per game. Courtesy U of Wisconsin
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Dr. Mitchell Palmer McDonald is a contributing columnist at the Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder.