AURORA | A profile look at Vista PEAK senior Jaerron Hunter, Team West (full roster) in the fourth A-Town All-Star Boys Game set for Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Smoky Hill High School. The boys game is scheduled to start at approximately 1:30 p.m. following the slam dunk contest (game information):
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School: Vista PEAK High School
2018-19 averages: 12.1 points, 4.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 2.4 steals
Season highlights: Hunter played regularly as a junior for coach Keenon Clement’s Vista PEAK program, but took his game to another level as a senior in helping the Bison finish 12-12 and qualify for the postseason in their transition up to Class 5A. Hunter scored in double digits in eight games in the previous season (with a scoring average of 7.5 points per game), but registered 17 such games this season (topped by a 19-point effort against undefeated and 4A state champion Lewis-Palmer) on his way to leading the team with an average of 12.1 points per game. He also paced Vista PEAK in assists (3.0 per game) and steals (2.4 steals), while from the guard position he was second on the team in rebounding at 4.5 boards per contest. Hunter will play in the A-Town All-Star Game for the first time.
Hunter vs. Aurora teams: vs. Hinkley (13 points, 7 rebounds, 5 steals; 8 points, 5 assists, 4 steals); vs. Aurora Central (11 points, 6 assists, 5 rebounds); vs. Rangeview (14 points, 5 assists; 11 points, 4 rebounds); vs. Gateway (17 points, 11 rebounds, 6 assists)