Canyonville Academy junior

Sport: Basketball.

Position: Point guard.

Age: 16.

Other Interests/Hobbies: Soccer, making music, chemistry is his favorite subject.

Favorite Athlete: Kevin Durant, Brooklyn Nets forward.

Performance: Chen, from Taiwan and in his second year at Canyonville Academy, scored 62 points in three Southern Cascade League games last week, including a career-high 28 in a 53-43 win over Rogue River.

Quotable: On the season to date: “If you look at our record it’s tough, but overall we’ve had a good season. Only three players were on varsity last year, so it’s a new team. Everyone tries their best and gives their best effort on the court. Our coach (Sihao Huang) gives us positive energy.”

On his 28-point game: “Most of my points came on fast breaks and 3-pointers. I got a lot of chances on fast breaks.”

On his favorite moment of the season: “It was a three-point win over Bonanza (on Jan. 28). Everyone was really focused in the second half. We trusted each other and shared the ball.”

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Tom Eggers is the sports editor for The News-Review. He can be reached at or 541-957-4220.

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