The ‘Fab Five’ prep stars of the week

This week’s five photos feature two senior girls’ basketball players making their college choices (Raena Suggs and K’Lynn Lewis), a senior boys’ basketball player winning a prestigious award (O’Dell Wilson IV), a three-time conference player of the year in girls’ basketball (Morgan Hill), and a girls’ basketball coach who has successfully led her alma-mater (Tanysha Scott).

 

Hopkins senior guard Raena Suggs recently signed with the University of Nevada. She averaged 15.8 points per game while leading the Royals to a Class AAAA runner-up finish. Dr. Mitchell Palmer McDonald/MSR News

 

Minnesota North senior Odell Wilson IV, the 6-6 forward whose varsity career includes two Class A state championships – and another title in football while playing lineman – was recently named Minneapolis Sports Club Basketball Player of the Year. Dr. Mitchell Palmer McDonald/MSR News

 

South senior guard Morgan Hill is the Minneapolis City Conference Player of the Year for the third straight season. The 5’10” guard will attend Tennessee-Chattanooga next year. Dr. Mitchell Palmer McDonald/MSR News

 

DeLaSalle Girls’ Basketball Coach Tanysha Scott led the Islanders to their second consecutive Class AAA state tournament appearance this past season. Scott starred at point guard for DeLaSalle from 1998-2001 and started four years at the University of Minnesota-Duluth from 2001-2005. Dr. Mitchell Palmer McDonald/MSR News

 

Senior guard K’Lynn Lewis will continue her scholastic career at the collegiate level at St. Olaf College. Lewis led St. Agnes in scoring last season with a 17.3 per game average. Photo by Richard Graner

 

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