There is no secret about Apple Valley's Tyus Jones. The top three player in the country in the 2014 class is being recruited heavily by the top programs in the nation. With Michigan State coach Tom Izzo in the stands, Jones led his Eagles to their first championship in school history with a 74-57 win over Park Center.
The Pirates threw everything and everyone at Jones to attempt to get him off his game and from the field they had some success as Jones shot just 5-for-14. It was at the free-throw line where he made his money making all 18 his shots finishing with 28 points. He also pulled down 11 rebounds and dished five assists gaining All-Tournament team honors.
After Park Center grabbed their last lead of the game with 14:03 left in the game, the Eagles went on a 13-2 run to take control of the game. Their lead would not fall below seven points the remainder of the game.
Apple Valley forward Dennis Austin had a solid game as well scoring 15 points and pulling down a team high 15 rebounds in the win. Park Center was led by Quinton Hooker's 18 points while Devin Buckley and Treyton Daniels scored 15 and 10 points each.
The Eagles finished the season 31-1 avenging their only loss of the season, a 72-70 defeat to Park Center in the second game of the year.
|APPLE VALLEY||Total FG||3-Pt FG||FT-FTA||O-Reb||D-Reb||Tot-Reb||PF||TP||A||TO||Blk||Stl|
|PARK CENTER||Total FG||3-Pt FG||FT-FTA||O-Reb||D-Reb||Tot-Reb||PF||TP||A||TO||Blk||Stl|
|Arionne Farrar||1-3||0-0||0-0||0||0||0||0||2||0||1||0||0 |
|Devin Payne ||0-1 ||0-1 ||0-0 ||0 ||2 ||2 ||1 ||0 ||0 ||0 ||0 ||0 |
|Sha-ron Holley Lewis||0-0||0-0||0-0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Team ||19-63 ||2-19 ||17-31 ||16 ||26 ||42 ||23 ||57 ||6 ||14 ||4 ||2 |
CLASS AAAA All-Tournament Team:
JP Macura - Lakeville North
Grant Shaeffer - Eden Prairie
Graham Woodward - Edina
Reggie Lynch - Edina
Quinton Hooker - Park Center
Devin Buckley - Park Center
Treyton Daniels - Park Center
Dennis Austin - Apple Valley
Dustin Fronk - Apple Valley
Tyus Jones - Apple Valley