Phinisee leads McCutcheon to fifth straight win

  • 02/05/2018 8:25 am in

Throughout the season, we’ll be keeping track of how Indiana’s four class of 2018 signees fare throughout their final high school campaigns. In addition, we’ll also be keeping tabs on several key recruiting targets in the class of 2018 and 2019.

Here’s our latest update, covering games played the week of Jan. 29-Feb. 4:

Class of 2018

Robert Phinisee, McCutcheon: Indiana’s future point guard finished with 16 points, six rebounds and six assists as McCutcheon picked up a key conference win, 65-55, at Lafayette Jeff on Feb. 1.

Damezi Anderson, South Bend Riley: Anderson and Class 4A No. 1 Riley stayed unbeaten with a 63-43 win at Penn on Feb. 1. Anderson finished with 13 points and eight rebounds.

Jerome Hunter, Pickerington North (Ohio): Hunter finished with a team-high 17 points in a 58-35 win at Lancaster on Feb. 2. He followed that up with 15 points, also a team-high, in a 56-49 win over Grove City on Feb. 3.

Jake Forrester, Westtown School (Pa.): Forrester had 14 points in a 71-57 win over Timber Creek on Feb. 3.

Romeo Langford, New Albany: Langford poured in a career-high 63 points in a 102-52 win at Jennings County on Feb. 1 and then had 44 points in a 89-60 matinee victory over Columbus East on Feb. 3. Langford is now fourth on the state’s all-time scoring list with 2,696 points.

Class of 2019

Trayce Jackson-Davis, Center Grove: Jackson-Davis finished with 14 points in a 50-42 loss to Warren Central on Feb. 1. Several members of his family attended Saturday’s game at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall against Michigan State.

Keion Brooks Jr., Fort Wayne North Side: Did not play last week, but Brooks Jr. visited Bloomington for Saturday’s 63-60 loss to Michigan State.

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