Ayton Awarded for Debut Varsity Season | 10th Year Seniors
by RENALDO DORSETT He missed much of the season due to a lingering foot injury, but it didn't slow down Bahamian centre DeAndre Ayton from being recognised as one of the top sophomores in America. The 7'0 feet tall, 225 pound Ayton was named to the MaxPreps 2014-15 Sophomore All-American First-Team. According to MaxPreps.com, "Selections are based on team success, individual production and local, regional and state honours from the recently completed season." On the first-team he will be joined by MaxPrep sophomore of the year James Walker Jr, Jaylen Nowell, Cody Riley and Alex Barcello. In 22 games of his inaugural season with the Balboa City School Force in San Diego, California. season, Ayton averaged 21.1 points, 16 rebounds and 3.8 blocked shots per game. With his versatility, he is widely considered one of the best basketball prospects by every recruiting service in America for the Class of 2017 on a fast-track for the National Basketball Association. Ayton had an eventful summer