Boys Athlete of the Week // Will Barton, Lake Clifton, basketball
Mar 18, 2009 at 3:00 AM
The versatile 6-foot-6 junior forward closed out a stellar season leading the No. 1 Lakers to the Class 3A state title and a 28-0 record.
On Saturday, Barton set the tone in the Lakers' 75-50 win over Friendly in the title game, scoring 10 of his game-high 20 points in the first quarter, hitting two three pointers and a highlight dunk. He added nine rebounds and three assists.
He averaged 18 points, 10 rebounds and four assists for the season. Barton, who made the honor roll this year at Lake Clifton, hasn't selected a college.
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