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Clark’s Jalen Hill claims Gatorade honor

Updated March 15, 2019 - 5:07 pm

Clark senior Jalen Hill was named the Gatorade Nevada Boys Basketball Player of the Year on Friday.

The 6-foot-7-inch forward averaged 17.5 points and 5.3 rebounds in leading the Chargers to the Class 4A state championship game.

Clark went 25-6 with four of those losses coming to state champion Bishop Gorman. Hill was named the Southwest League’s Most Valuable Player by league coaches.

He has signed to play at Oklahoma.

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