All-State Boys Basketball: Super five capsules

By Ryan Aber Published: April 12, 2009
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photo - Four of The Oklahoman's five Super Five players spoof the Beatles' "Meet the Beatles" album cover. From left: Guthrie's Donte' Foster, Tahlequah's Matt Qualls, Red Oak's Lane Adams and Jenks' Bryson Pope. Photo by Nate Billings, Illustration by Phillip Baeza, The Oklahoman.
Four of The Oklahoman's five Super Five players spoof the Beatles' "Meet the Beatles" album cover. From left: Guthrie's Donte' Foster, Tahlequah's Matt Qualls, Red Oak's Lane Adams and Jenks' Bryson Pope. Photo by Nate Billings, Illustration by Phillip Baeza, The Oklahoman.
Player of the Year

Xavier Henry, Putnam City
→Position: G

→Height: 6-6

→Class: Senior

→Stats: 28.3 points, 6.5 rebounds, 54 assists, 38 steals.

→College: Undecided.

→The game: Henry is considered by many to be the top player nationwide in this year’s class. He’s a Parade, McDonald’s, MaxPreps and Jordan Brand All-American. He missed the first part of the season after suffering a broken cheekbone in a preseason car accident but came back to lead the Pirates to a Class 6A title.

Lane Adams, Red Oak
→Position: Guard

→Height: 6-4

→Class: Senior

→Stats: 31.7 points, 8.1 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 3.2 steals.

→College: Missouri State

→The game: Adams, also a standout baseball player, finished as the fifth all-time scorer in the state, with 3,251 points in his career. He helped the Eagles to a 30-1 record and a state championship.

Donte’ Foster, Guthrie
→Position: Forward

→Height: 6-2

→Class: Senior

→Stats: 16.7 points, 7.8 rebounds, 46 assists, 64 steals, 35 blocks.

→College: Undecided.


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