Boys Basketball Player of the Week: Jalen Heath, of Joliet Central
January 22, 2013 6:48PM
Jalen Heath, of Joliet Central
Updated: February 24, 2013 6:13AM
Jalen Heath, of Joliet Central, is the Joliet Herald-News Boys Basketball Player of the Week.
Heath scored a career-high 30 points in Joliet Central’s 55-51 overtime upset of then-top-ranked Bolingbrook. Heath’s two free throws with a minute to go in overtime gave the Steelmen a 51-49 lead. Heath’s efforts helped the Steelmen secure the top spot in the SouthWest Suburban Blue Conference.
Coaches wishing to nominate
Player of the Week candidates can do so by contacting Tina Akouris at firstname.lastname@example.org by noon Tuesday.