Vote for Excessive College Hoops Participant of the Week in Kalamazoo February 15-20 –

KALAMAZOO, MI – The Kalamazoo area experienced freezing temperatures last week, but that didn't stop some of the area's top basketball talent from warming up at the gym.

The second week of the High School Hoops season saw several standout performances at Kalamazoo, including reigning Player of the Week Amanda Barber of Gobles, who scored 22 of her team's 26 points against Schoolcraft and added 15 points and three steals on Friday to win Coloma .

Who will receive the Player of the Week award this season along with the Gobles Junior?

We've rounded up some of the best performances from February 15-20, giving readers a chance to weigh up which athlete impressed the most.

Readers can vote unlimitedly until the poll ends at 9 a.m. on Friday, February 26th. The winners will be published shortly thereafter. Votes do not affect postseason honors such as the Kalamazoo Gazette Dream Team or the All-State Teams.

Please be patient if your vote does not appear in the poll right away. It can sometimes take a few minutes for the poll to update itself, but all votes are counted.

Collin Coburn, Martin Jungs

The high-ranking Allstater continued his strong season with 20 points in a 64:57 win against Saugatuck on Monday, then scored 23 points, seven rebounds and five assists in a hard-fought 61:60 loss to Watervliet before finishing his week at 14 Completed points, six boards and four assists in the 59:35 loss on Friday to a talented Fennville team.

Gull Lake sophomore Tyler Corstange (4) attempts a three-point shot at Portage Central in the second quarter of Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at Gull Lake High School in Richland, Michigan.Joel Bissell |

Tyler Corstange, Richland Gull Lake boys

The junior sniper scorched the nets in Monday's 56:48 win against Battle Creek Lakeview by 19 points and in Thursday's 18:38 win against Kalamazoo Loy rrix by 18 points to expand the Blue Devils' winning streak to four games.

DayShauna Crowley, South Haven girl

South Haven has had its best start in at least a decade, and newcomer DayShauna Crowley played a key role in converting the Rams to 3-0 last week, including an 11-point win over Comstock on Tuesday and a 20-0 -Power. Point breakout in Friday's 56-32 win over the Colts in a rematch three days later.

Otsego defeats Sturgis in boys' basketball

– Otsegos Jakson Dentler drives to the hoop during a basketball game against Sturgis on Wednesday February 10, 2021 at Otsego High School. Patrick thaft | MLive.comPatrick thaft |

Jakson Dentler, Otsego guys

The senior sniper began last week with a team high of 15 points in Wednesday's 62:49 win over Vicksburg and 22 points in Saturday's 65:63 win over Three Rivers, which saw the Bulldogs come back from a seven-point deficit in the first quarter to achieve the 46th consecutive conference victory.

Gull Lake Boys Basketball wins against Kalamazoo Central 56-37

Kalamazoo Central's Thomas Dillard (4) takes a free throw during the boys basketball game between Gull Lake High School and Kalamazoo Central High School in Richland, Michigan on Friday, February 12, 2021. (Rodney Coleman-Robinson | Rodney Coleman-Robinson |

Thomas Dillard, boys from Kalamazoo Central

After opening the season with a loss to Gull Lake, K-Central bounced back last week with two wins thanks to strong contributions from the junior wing of Maroon Giants who gave his team 14 points in Thursday's 69:22 win over Battle Creek led Central, then scored 12 in Friday's 55-38 win over Portage rthern.

Mattawan Girls Basketball Edges Plainwell on the Street

Mattawan sophomore Adelaide Douglass drives down the ground during Plainwell's home game against Mattawan at Plainwell High School in Plainwell, Michigan on Wednesday, December 11, 2019.Emil Lippe |

Adelaide Douglas, Mattawan Girls

The 6-foot-3 young striker had another strong week: he scored 12 points in a 53:36 loss to Battle Creek Lakeview on Monday and 21 points and 11 rebounds in a 56:35 win over St. Joseph on Friday to help the Wildcats improve to 3-1.

Marcellus & # 39; Gavin Etter

Marcellus & # 39; Gavin Etter poses for a photo after training at Marcellus High School on Thursday February 13th.Patrick thaft |

Gavin Etter, Marcellus boys

The senior rifle guard continued their impressive start to the season by scoring 21 points and five rebounds in the 69:43 win over Bangor on Tuesday and 24 points against Cassopolis on Friday before hitting the 1,000-point milestone with 31 points on The 79 -70 win on Saturday against Three Oaks River Valley.

Bloomingdale versus Centerville Girls Basketball

– Bloomingdale's Kallie Harrison will scan the field during a game against Centerville on Tuesday January 7th at Bloomingdale High School. Patrick thaft | MLive.comPatrick thaft |

Kallie Harrison, Bloomingdale girl

The senior point guard collected 25 points, seven steals, six rebounds and four assists in the 57:21 win on Thursday against Cassopolis and scored 23 more points in the 54:11 win on Friday against Bangor to bring the Cardinals record to 4: Bring 0.

Three Rivers Junior Kali Heivilin (22) retains a ricochet during a game against Otsego at Three Rivers High School in Three Rivers, Michigan on Thursday, February 6, 2020. (Kendall Warner | Kendall Warner |

Kali Heivilin, girl from three rivers

The senior striker is one of the best in the region when it comes to influencing games in several ways. Her versatility was evident last week when she scored 15 points, 12 rebounds and five steals in Monday's win over Dowagiac, then added 21 points and nine boards and three assists in Wednesday's win over Allegan. The future Alabama softball bat ended her week with 21 points, 11 rebounds, three assists and three steals in an impressive 59-42 win over Otsego on Saturday.

Jason Jergens of Howardsville Christian

Howardsville Christian's Jason Jergens will face Kalamazoo Phoenix in a boys basketball game on Thursday, January 23, 2020. (Courtesy photo of Lenny Padilla)

Jason Jergens, Marcellus Howardsville Christian Boys

The senior sniper was chosen this week, starting with Monday's 59:51 win over Eau Claire, in which Jergens scored 29 points and scored five rebounds. He increased his scoring average in Thursday's win against Battle Creek Calhoun Christian by earning 36 points, and ended the week on a 26 try, including a 6 out of 11 from a distance, in Friday's 48:46 win against Bridgman.

Hackett triumphs over Schoolcraft in game 49-46 on Monday night

Hackett's senior Krystina Kasson, 34, attempts a shot at the Hackett vs. Schoolcraft basketball game in Kalamazoo, Michigan on Monday, February 15, 2021. (Rodney Coleman-Robinson | Rodney Coleman-Robinson |

Krystina Kasson, Kalamazoo Hackett girl

Three more games, three more doubles doubles for Hackett's 6-foot-1 senior, as Kasson opened the week with 12 points, 15 rebounds and four blocks in Monday's impressive win over Schoolcraft and scored 15 points and 17 rebounds on Wednesday You against Constantine before ending the week with 14 points and 18 rebounds in Friday's 45:35 win over Galesburg-Augusta to bring the Irish to 5-0.

Otsego defeats Sturgis in boys' basketball

– Sturgis & # 39; Thomas Kurowski takes a jump shot during a basketball game against Otsego on Wednesday February 10, 2021 at Otsego High School. Patrick thaft | MLive.comPatrick thaft |

Thomas Kurowski, Sturgis boys

Kurowski continued his impressive senior season with 31 points in Wednesday's 51:44 comeback win against Plainwell and then topped 1,000 points for his career by scoring 28 points in Saturday's 69:59 loss to Edwardsburg.

Mitchell Mason, Paw Paw Boys

Paw Paw lost his first two games of the season last week, but it wasn't due to a lack of effort from his senior guard, who scored 16 points in their 59:43 loss to Allegan on Monday and the 50:43 loss on Wednesday Edwardsburg added 19 points. Mitchell played a key role in the Red Wolves catching up against Vicksburg on Friday, scoring six of his 22 points in the fourth quarter to help Paw Paw come back from a 16-point deficit.

Isaiah Moore, three rivers boys

The forward continued an impressive start to his senior season by scoring 25 points and adding 20 rebounds in Monday's win over Dowagiac. In the 35:32 win against Allegan on Wednesday, he scored 16 points and five steals. Moore also helped the Wildcats nearly knock out defending Wolverine champion Otsego on Saturday by racking up 24 points, 14 rebounds and four assists, but the Bulldogs stormed back to claim a 65-63 win.

Israel Patterson, Comstock boys

The junior wing helped Comstock improve its record to 5-1 with three wins last week, starting with Tuesday's overtime win over South Haven, which saw him score 17 points, 13 rebounds and three assists. In Thursday's win against Battle Creek Academy, Patterson led by 21 points.

Tyler Swanwick, Centerville boys

Centerville didn't start its season until this week, but the Bulldogs standout striker, who opened his youth campaign with 29 points in the 72:55 win over Bronson on Monday and 10 points in the 77:45 win on Friday, didn't rust talented Hartford team.

Mattawan Girls Basketball Edges Plainwell on the Street

Mattawan's senior Natalie Foster blocks Plainwell sophomore, Lauren Vanderstelt, in the final game of the game during Plainwell's home game against Mattawan at Plainwell High School in Plainwell, Michigan on Wednesday December 11, 2019.Emil Lippe |

Lauren Vanderstelt, Plainwell girl

The junior striker started Plainwell 3-0 thanks to two big games last week. He started with a 19-point attempt in Monday's 33:21 win over Vicksburg and added the team's top 12 points with 40 points on Wednesday. 17 victory over Sturgis.

East Grand Rapids wins against Kalamazoo Central 53-42

Kalamazoo Central elderly Morasha Wiggins, 30, attempts the East Grand Rapids vs Kalamazoo Central basketball game in East Grand Rapids, Michigan on Saturday, February 20, 2021. (Rodney Coleman-Robinson | Rodney Coleman-Robinson |

Morasha Wiggins, girl from Kalamazoo Central

The Miss basketball contestant didn't see her usual number of minutes last week. She scored 14 points, six rebounds and five steals, despite having spent much of the second half of Friday's 61-10 win over Battle Creek Central. She battled early fouls in Saturday's showdown with East Grand Rapids and sat for much of the second quarter but still managed 13 points and seven rebounds in the 53:42 loss.

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