Newton's Hawkins up to his old tricks
Jamon Hawkins is no stranger to coming up big on the hardwoods.
Newton’s senior shooting guard led the Rams in scoring last year and secured GACA 5A All-state and All-region first team nods.
Hawkins scored 20 points against Alcovy Saturday in Newton’s 56-45 over its county rival and led the Rams to a perfect 2-0 record including the Rams blowout victory over Jones County.
For his spectacular play and floor leadership, Hawkins earned The Covington News/Johnny’s Pizza Athlete of the Week for Dec. 6.
Hawkins is averaging nearly 20 points per game, but maybe more impressively, a team-high 8.5 assists per game.
During Tuesday’s 1-point victory over region nemesis M.L. King, Hawkins came up with the winning
Jamon Hawkins has picked up where he left off in 2007 and Newton is off to its best start under Rick Rasmussen. Hawkins is averaging a shade under 20 points per game while dishing out nearly nine dimes a game.