High School Sports

The Star’s high school athletes of the week (Feb. 4)

Gabbi Cook of O’Hara High School
Gabbi Cook of O’Hara High School

Gabbi Cook

SCHOOL: O’Hara

YEAR: Junior

SPORT: Basketball

Cook piloted O’Hara to the Grain Valley Sonic Showdown championship last week. She averaged 17.3 points, 6.3 rebounds and 2.4 steals during the tournament, when the Celtics beat Pleasant Hill, Raymore-Peculiar and Grain Valley.

Sam McDowell, smcdowell@kcstar.com

Zach Thornhill

SCHOOL: St. James Academy

YEAR: Junior

SPORT: Basketball

A 6-foot-4 guard, Thornhill scored 54 points across two games last week for the Thunder. He scored a team-best 19 points in a loss to Barstow and produced 35 points in a victory over Sumner Academy. He set a school record with 37 in a game earlier this season.

Kathleen Gier, kgier@kcstar.com

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