AURORA | A profile look at Eaglecrest senior XaiV’ion Jackson, who is set to play for Team East in the third A-Town All-Star Boys Game set for Friday, March 16, 2018, at Rangeview High School. The boys game is scheduled for 7 p.m.:
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School: Eaglecrest High School
2017-18 averages: 7.2 points, 4.7 rebounds, 3.7 assists, 2.0 steals per game
Season highlights: One of the few returning varsity regulars from the Class 5A state championship-winning 2016-17 team, Jackson performed at an All-Centennial League first team level as he helped Eaglecrest to a 14-11 record and a spot in the Class 5A Sweet 16. Jackson led the Raptors in two statistical categories — assists (3.7) and steals (2.0) per game, with season-highs of seven assists against Smoky Hill and eight steals vs. Chatfield — while he ranked second in rebounding from the guard position at 4.7 rebounds per game as well.
Jackson vs. Aurora teams: vs. Overland (13 points, 10 rebounds; 13 points, 7 rebounds); vs. Grandview (10 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists; 10 points); vs. Smoky Hill (9 points, 6 rebounds, 7 assists; 4 points, 5 assists); vs. Cherokee Trail (4 points, 5 assists; 3 points, 6 assists, 4 steals); vs. Rangeview (11 points, 4 assists, 3 steals)