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McKay Cannon (Shelley) – Brigham Young University
Shelley High School graduate McKay Cannon has the best 3-point percentage in the West Coast Conference during league play for the BYU men’s basketball team.
The senior guard has made 18 of 38 shots from beyond the arc for a 47.4 3-point percentage through 16 conference games.
His best game in February was a 10-point performance in an 88-82 win at San Diego on Feb. 14, when he made 3 of 4 triples and had four assists.
BYU (19-12, 11-5 WCC) plays Saturday in the conference tournament quarterfinals in Las Vegas against an opponent yet to be determined.
Makenna Schritter (Aberdeen) – College of Idaho
Aberdeen High School graduate Makenna Schritter made her impact at the free-throw line for the College of Idaho women’s basketball team.
The sophomore guard made 29 of 37 attempts from the charity stripe for a 78.4 free-throw percentage, the second-best on her squad.
Schritter’s season high in points was 11 in a 96-87 loss at Eastern Oregon on Feb. 22. This season, she averaged 2.6 points and 2.2 rebounds in 12.8 minutes per game.
Schritter was a 2018-19 Academic All-Cascade Conference selection and her team finished the season 16-14.
Kate Jackman (Pocatello) – Treasure Valley Community College
Pocatello High School graduate Kate Jackman finished her first season with the Treasure Valley women’s basketball team.
The freshman guard had her best performance in her team’s 98-55 win at Portland on Nov. 19, when she scored a season-high 13 points. She was 5 of 11 from the floor and 2 of 5 from 3-point range while tallying four rebounds, two assists and two steals.
Jackman averaged 2.2 points and 1.2 rebounds in 9.2 minutes per game.
Treasure Valley finished the season 13-15.