by Hunter Bower // GeauxPreps.com Owner

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Boys’s Player of the Week: Monte Farmer, Sophomore, Forward, Washington-Marion

Stat Line (Jan. 29-Feb. 3): 17.0 PPG, 18.0 RBG, 2.0 APG, 9.0 BPG, 2.0 SPG

In a thrilling week of district play, one standout player emerged as the undeniable force on the court, capturing the attention of fans and analysts alike. Monte Farmer, the sophomore forward from Washington-Marion High School, has been awarded the prestigious Boys Basketball Player of the Week honor, presented by Visit Lake Charles, for his outstanding contributions on the court.

Farmer’s performance throughout the week was nothing short of extraordinary, propelling his team, the Chargin’ Indians, to a flawless 2-0 record in district matchups against LaGrange and Rayne. His dominance in the paint was a sight to behold, as he showcased his versatility and skill set with remarkable proficiency.

Averaging a jaw-dropping double-double of 17 points and 18 rebounds per game, Farmer left an indelible mark on the court, demonstrating his prowess in both scoring and securing possessions for his team. However, his impact extended far beyond mere statistics. Farmer’s defensive presence was a game-changer, as he swatted away an astounding average of nine shots per game, frustrating opposing offenses and igniting fast breaks for the Chargin’ Indians.

What truly sets Farmer apart is his ability to turn defensive stops into immediate scoring opportunities. With his exceptional shot-blocking skills, he accounted for nearly 20 points off turnovers, capitalizing on his defensive instincts to create valuable offensive possessions for his team.

In an era where basketball is defined by athleticism, skill, and strategic acumen, Monte Farmer embodies the essence of excellence on the court. His unwavering determination, coupled with his unparalleled work ethic, has cemented his status as a rising star in the world of high school basketball.