The 5-foot-10 forward was cited after averaging 20.5 points in two games and leading Fort Wayne SouthSide (23-3) to a Class 4A regional title.
The IPFW signee scored 21 points with five rebounds and six steals in a 58-56 overtime victory over Westfield. She then produced 20 points with 17 rebounds and three steals in a 71-55 triumph over Logansport. Over both games, she connected on 16-of-31 shots from the floor, 2-of-7 3-pointers and 7-of-9 free throws.
Pike averaged 35.0 points over two games and the 6-foot-4 forward unleashed games of 41 and 29 points to capture the boys' District 1 award in the program overseen by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association.
Pike's big outbursts came in a pair of setbacks for Bremen (9-9). First, Pike tallied 41 points with 12 rebounds as the Lions dropped an 81-62 decision to Tippecanoe Valley. He then scored 29 points with four rebounds as NorthWood defeated Bremen 82-66. Over the two games, Pike sank 20-of-45 shots from the field, 5-of-11 3-pointers and 25-of-31 free throws.
Johnson and Baker collected laurels for boys' District 2 and boys' District 3, respectively.
The 5-foot-11 Johnson averaged 26.5 points and 7.0 rebounds in helping Pike (19-2) post victories over Hamilton Southeastern and Franklin Central. Johnson opened the week by scoring 27 points with seven rebounds and five assists in an 81-75 triumph over the Royals. Later, in a game that clinched first place in Conference Indiana, Johnson netted 26 points with seven rebounds and three steals as the Red Devils knocked off the Flashes 93-72. For the week, Johnson was 23-of-39 from the floor, 5-of-14 from distance and 8-of-11 on free throws.
Baker averaged 30.7 points in leading Jeffersonville (18-3) to three wins to receive honors for the second time this season. The 6-2 guard began his week with 25 points and four rebounds in a 73-56 triumph over Corydon Central. He followed with 29 points and four rebounds as the Red Devils defeated Louisville Trinity 68-51. Baker then matched his career high with 38 points and seven assists in an 85-65 victory over Castle. During the week, he passed 1,000 points for his career and finished the week with 1,081 points. Baker previously was cited for the week of Nov. 26-Dec. 1.
Simmons, Neeley and Allen were respective recipients for girls' District 1, District 2 and District 3.
The 5-6 Neeley averaged 22.0 points over two games to propel Eastern (Greentown) to a Class 2A regional crown. First, she poured in 29 points as the Howard County school outlasted Winchester 72-70 in overtime. Neeley then tallied 15 points with eight rebounds the Comets (21-3) cruised past Wabash 48-32.
Allen averaged 20.5 points and 13.5 rebounds in propelling Bedford North Lawrence (26-0) to a Class 4A regional championship. The 6-3 center opened with 20 points and 15 rebounds as BNL blitzed previously unbeaten Columbus North 71-45. Allen followed with 21 points and 12 rebounds as the Lady Stars claimed regional hardware with a 58-51 victory over Franklin Central. Over the two games, Allen — who also was honored Nov. 12-17 — hit 17-of-26 shots from the field and 7-of-12 from the line.
e.District 1 boys — Nick Amor, LaVille; James Blackmon Jr., Fort Wayne Luers; Anfernee Brown, East Chicago Central; Riley Charlesworth, LaCrosse; Trent Elliott, Culver; Blake Hurford, Oregon-Davis; Demetrius Jackson, Mishawaka Marian; Dustin Ketelaar, Kankakee Valley; Nick Kindig, Tippecanoe Valley; Justin Mitchell, Fort Wayne Wayne; Antonio Penny, Logansport; Antonio Pipkin, Bowman Academy; Noah Reed, Huntington North; Will Stueve, NorthWood; Trent VanHorn, Fort Wayne Canterbury; Clay Yeo, Triton; Arnas Zabarauskas, Howe School.
District 1 girls — Paige Aguilera, Boone Grove; Alison Butler, Fort Wayne Luers; Kindell Fincher, Fort Wayne Canterbury; Victoria Gaines, Merrillville; Nikki Grose, Warsaw; Whitney Jennings, Logansport; Morgan Olson, NorthWood.
District 2 boys — Tre Boyd, Anderson; Devon Burton, Southmont; D.J. Buschman, North White; Derek Conley, Greenfield-Central; Mike Crawford, Tipton; Zach Dorman, Cloverdale; Kiante Enis, Winchester; J.C. Faubion, Lutheran; Zak Irvin, Hamilton Southeastern; Terrence Johnson, Muncie South; Anthony Jones, Speedway; Brody Kirby, Frankfort; Carlos Knox, Cardinal Ritter; Aaron Korn, Frankton; Trey Lyles, Indianapolis Tech; Lane Mahurin, Rockville; Adam Schroeder, Seton Catholic; Josh VanMeter, Norwell; Anthony Warrum, Heritage Christian.
District 2 girls — Jenn Anderson, Westfield; Emily Denhart, Lafayette Central Catholic; Stephanie Mavunga, Brownsburg; Erica Moore, Mt. Vernon (Fortville); Jill Morrison, Winchester; Bridget Perry, Roncalli; Caitlyn Tolen, Benton Central; Dakota Weatherford, Hamilton Heights.
District 3 boys — Howie Backherms, East Central; Tyler Brough, Eastern Greene; Micah Bullock, Barr-Reeve; Tanner Cassidy, Perry Central; Jaylen Chambers, Evansville North; Austin Clark, Switzerland County; Eric Decker, Evansville Memorial; Roy Edwards, Medora; Dess Fougerouusse, Linton; David Grote, Shawe Memorial; Evan Henry, Columbus North; Bryan Hoeing, Batesville; Jaren Hornbeak, Greenwood; R.J. Jackson, Eastern (Pekin); DeVonta King, Christian Academy; Riley Price, Edinburgh; Jaelan Sanford, Evansville Reitz; Blake Simmons, Castle; Grant Sims, Bloomington North.
District 3 girls — Ashley Campbell, Rushville; Nicole Dodd, Northeast Dubois; Ally Lehman, Indian Creek; Marie Rothrock, Corydon Central; Tori Schickel, Evansville Mater Dei; Annie Thomas, Southwestern (Shelby); Jasmine Washington, Evansville Bosse.