The 6-foot-4 Gilbert facilitated the Wolverines’ offensive attack. Averaged 13.2 points, 4.2 rebounds, 4.2 assists and 2 steals per game. Named to the Class 4 all-state team by the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association. Signed with UNLV.
Keshon Gilbert, senior, Vashon
Jalen Hampton, senior, University City
The anchor to the Lions’ resurgence as one of the area’s top teams this winter. The 6-foot-7 Hampton averaged 19 points, 6.9 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 1.7 steals and nearly a block per game. Named to the Class 5 all-state team by the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association.
Robert Martin, junior, CBC
Among the area’s top point guards, the 5-foot-10 Martin was the best offensive player for the Cadets. Averaged 17.1 points, 2.1 rebounds, 4.9 assists and 1.8 steals while playing at a lightning-fast pace. Scored a career-high 33 points in narrow loss to Chaminade in the district final. A Metro Catholic Conference first-team selection.
Damien Mayo Jr., junior, Chaminade
Among the most versatile players in the area, the 6-foot-2 Mayo can affect the game in any number of ways. Averaged 13.3 points, 5.4 rebounds, 4.6 assists, 1.4 steals and more than a block per game. Buried one of the most remarkable shots in the area in recent memory to beat CBC in the district championship game. A Metro Catholic Conference first-team selection.
DeMarion Shanklin, senior, Jennings
Only got to play 14 games this winter but made the most of them. The 6-foot-2 Shanklin averaged an area-best 24.4 points per game to go along with 3.5 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 2.1 steals. A Class 5 all-state selection by the Missouri Coaches Association.