The week in review: ​Minneapolis coach inducted into Hall of Fame and more

​Hall of Fame coach, two former metro area girls’ basketball players among those featured

This past week there were a couple of high school basketball games in Minneapolis and a Hall of Fame induction of an esteemed assistant coach and columnist.

Friday, December 16
Sophomore guard Ebon Lo and senior forward Jazavious Dickerson led the way with 21 points each to lead Patrick Henry High School to a 65-62 nonconference boys’ basketball victory over St. Paul Johnson.
The Patriots overcame a 16-point deficit at the 10-minute mark to capture their first victory.
Senior guard Ka’Jon Jordan led the Governors with 16 points.

Wednesday, December 14    
Junior guard Deidrick Taylor scored 17 points and sophomore guard Legend Wright, junior guard Isiah Ayala, junior guard Jumarion Weh, and senior guard Micah Young each added 11, leading Minneapolis Edison to a 79-69 win over Minneapolis South in a City Conference matchup.
Junior guards Poet Davis and James Underwood led South with 16 points apiece.

Wednesday, December 14    
Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder (MSR) columnist Charles Hallman, an assistant coach at Minneapolis South, was recently inducted into the school’s athletic Hall of Fame before a game against Edison.
Hallman, already a Hall of Fame writer as a columnist, has been at South since 1995. He’s currently the longest-running coach in Minneapolis at one school.

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