UPDATE: The votes are in, and Owasso’s Jaylen Lowe is the runaway winner for the Fans’ Choice Boys Basketball Super 5 Player of the Year. Congrats to Lowe, who has had a great senior year with state semifinal appearances in both football and basketball.
Stephen Clark of Douglass is The Oklahoman’s pick for Super 5 Player of the Year. See all of The Oklahoman’s Super 5 and All-State teams in Sunday’s newspapers and at NewsOK.com/Sports.
The Oklahoman’s postseason basketball honors will be revealed beginning Sunday and running through April 14, but here’s your chance to weigh in. Each day, we’ll present a poll for fans to vote on their choice for Player of the Year in all the different categories — Little All-City, Big All-City and Super 5, each for boys and girls.
It began on Tuesday with the Little All-City boys fan poll, and continues today with the boys Super 5 All-State Player of the Year. Cast your vote for one of the players below, or write in your own in the “Other” box. The poll will close at 2 p.m. Friday, when the fans’ choice for Super 5 Player of the Year will be determined. The Oklahoman staff will also reveal its choice on the Varsity blog and on NewsOK.com/sports.
Here are your choices:
Stephen Clark, Douglass: The reigning Super 5 Player of the Year, Clark averaged 36 points and 12 assists to lead Douglass to its fourth title, and he surpassed the 3,000-point mark for his career.
Jaylen Lowe, Owasso: Lowe averaged 20 points a game, and kept the rest of the Rams’ offense involved as well, leading them to the state semifinals in their first tourney appearance since 2005.
Shaquille Morris, Edmond Memorial: The 6-foot-7 Wichita State signee was a double-double machine, finishing with nearly 18 points and nine rebounds per game as the Bulldogs won state for the second time in three years.
Jordan Woodard, Edmond Memorial: An Oklahoma signee, Woodard fought off a lingering hamstring injury to average 17 points and six assists per game for the state champion Bulldogs.
Seth Youngblood, Roland: Youngblood poured in 25.5 points per game, fighting off constant attention from opposing defenses, while leading the Rangers to the Class 4A state title game in an epic showdown with Douglass.