Wheaton Warrenville South senior forward Dillon Durrett has earned Daily Herald MVP honors after his recent high school boys basketball performances.
Dillon Durrett, Wheaton Warrenville South: Behind Durrett's strong play the Tigers defended their home court to win the WW South MLK tournament championship. The 6-foot-3 senior forward averaged 20.3 points and 6.5 rebounds as the Tigers won four straight games.
Camron Donatlan, West Aurora: This 6-foot-3 guard scored 68 points in 3 games over 26 hours. Playing in his third varsity season, the junior poured in a career-best 31 points in last Friday's 64-46 UEC Valley victory over South Elgin. The following day he scored 12 points in an 85-77 matinee win over host Hononegah in quadruple overtime. Later that evening Donatlan managed a team-best 25 points in a loss to Zion-Benton.
Johnny O'Shea, Palatine: The 6-foot-3 junior forward helped Palatine to a 3-1 performance over the weekend at Lake Zurich by scoring in double figures in all four of those contests. O'Shea led the Pirates in their biggest win with 18 points in a 43-40 victory over Lake Zurich. He also had 18 in a win over Maine East, 13 in a victory over Niles North and 10 in a loss to Addison Trail.
Johnny Roeser, Carmel Catholic: The leading scorer in Lake Zurich's MLK Classic (92 points in 5 games), he's been the Corsairs' best player during their season-best four-game winning streak. The 6-foot-5 sophomore forward scored 22 points in a 61-55 East Suburban Catholic win over Nazareth. He capped his effort at Lake Zurich by scoring 20 points in a 57-42 win over Mundelein.