By BETH HARRIS
AP Sports Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Running back Johnathan Gray, whose 205 career
touchdowns were the most in high school history, and forward-center
Breanna Stewart, a Connecticut recruit, have been honored as the
national prep athletes of the year.
Gray beat out Jabari Parker of Chicago, considered to be the
best high school basketball player since LeBron James, for the
boys’ award. Parker is a senior-to-be at Simeon Career Academy.
Gray scored 1,232 career points _ second-best in national prep
history _ and rushed for 10,889 career yards during his four years
at Aledo (Texas) High. The senior who carried a B grade point
average is headed to Texas.
Stewart recorded double-doubles in 85 percent of her career
games for Cicero-North Syracuse High in New York state.
The awards presented Tuesday night are sponsored by Gatorade.
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