The winner for last week’s Boys Basketball Player of the Week poll was New Bedford’s Craig Baptista. Baptista received more than 2,000 votes (85%) to earn the honor.
Baptista led the Whalers in scoring in three straight games with a combined 52 points.
Here’s your chance to vote for the top boys basketball player from Feb. 5-11.
(Editor’s Note: Voting will end at 8 p.m. on Sunday)
Caiden Cyr, Apponequet
In two games, Cyr had a combined 30 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds.
Nathan Levesque, Apponequet
Levesque had a combined 40 points and 27 points in a pair of games for the Lakers.
Tysen Teixeira, Bishop Stang
Teixeira had 23 points in Stang’s win over Bishop Feehan that kept the team’s playoff hopes alive.
Frank Vollaro, Bishop Stang
In two games, Vollaro had a combined 45 points to lead the Spartans.
Hunter Matteson, Dartmouth
Matteson notched a team-high 29 points against Bridgewater-Raynham in his first game back from an injury.
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Hansen Zhao, Fairhaven
Zhao recorded a game-high 25 points in a loss to Bourne.
Nazeah Bulgar, GNB Voc-Tech
Bulgar had a team-high 14 points for the Bears in a loss to Bourne.
Anthony Diakite, New Bedford
In a win over Durfee, Diakite had 17 points and 22 rebounds to power the Whalers.
Max Finney, Old Colony
Finney had a combined 31 points and 17 rebounds in a pair of games for the Cougars.
Nick Fringuelli, Old Colony
Fringuelli led the Cougars in a loss to Atlantis Charter with 18 points, eight rebounds and one block.
Chase Besancon, Old Rochester
Besancon had 18 points and 11 rebounds as the Bulldogs beat Somerset Berkley in a battle among two of the South Coast Conference’s top boys basketball teams.
John Butler, Old Rochester
Butler had a team-high 24 points as the Bulldogs beat GNB voc-Tech for their fifth straight win. He also had 16 points against Somerset Berkley.
Amare Rose, Wareham
Rose had a team-high 16 points in Wareham’s win over Nauset.