Douglass High’s Terrell Hales, a 6-4 senior guard, finished the season averaging 10.4 points, 4.1 steals, 4.5 rebounds and 1.1 blocks. But defense, more than anything, epitomized his game.
“Terrell is the best on-ball defender that I’ve had in my 18 years of coaching,’’ Douglass coach Nkwane Young said of Hales, the Detroit Public School League Proud Strong Learner of the Week. “He’s a ery good kid. He was on the honor throughout his years at Douglass and was the one of the teams of our team.”
Hales has signed to accept a basketball scholarship at Cleveland State University.
The Detroit Public School League Proud Strong Learner of the Week award is representative of the league’s top boys’ and girls’ athletes. The award is presented by the DPS Office of Athletics and is sponsored by Detroit-area McDonald’s owner-operators.