A’Tavian Butler, McCluer North - Boys Basketball
The standout senior guard was dominant in leading the Stars to the Class 5, District 5 championship last week at Webster Groves.
The 6’2” Butler averaged 24 points and eight rebounds a game as the Stars defeated SLUH and Webster Groves to win the district championship. He had 21 points, six rebounds and three steals in a 64-38 victory over SLUH in the semifinals. In the championship game, Butler scored 27 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in a 75-55 victory over Webster Groves.
For the season, Butler is averaging 20.3 points, 7.6 rebounds and 2.3 assists while shooting 57 percent from the field in leading the Stars to a 25-3 record. McCluer North faced Hazelwood Central in the Class 5 sectionals on Wednesday night.
Je’Naiya Davis, Parkway North - Girls Basketball
The standout senior guard led the Vikings to the championship of the Class 4, District 7 tournament at Ladue last week.
The 5’9” Davis averaged 18 points and nine rebounds in the Vikings two victories over John Burroughs and Westminster Christian in the district tournament. Davis had 18 points, eight rebounds and five assists in a 64-47 victory over John Burroughs in the semifinals. She followed up with 18 points and 10 rebounds in a 56-52 victory over Westminster in the championship game.
For the season, Davis is averaging 21 points a game, which is third in the St. Louis metro area. She is also averaging 9.5 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 2.2 steals per game in leading the Vikings to a 22-6 record. She also set the school’s single season scoring record during last Friday’s district championship game.