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Apple Valley's Tyus Jones is Pioneer Press Player of the Year

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For the second consecutive year Apple Valley's Tyus Jones is the Pioneer Press All-Metro boys basketball Player of the Year.

The junior is averaging 21 points and 7 assists per game and has led the top-ranked Eagles to 27 straight wins and a trip to the Class 4A State Tournament, which begins Wednesday.

Jones also leads the way on the Pioneer Press All-East Metro boys basketball team.

In girls basketball, Braham senior Rebekah Dahlman was named the Associated Press Player of the Year.

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