Each Monday for the remainder of the high school basketball season, we will name one boy and one girl as Stat Stuffer of the Week.

But that doesn't mean they're the players who put up the most points or recorded the most rebounds. We're looking for the most efficient players.

If someone scores 15 points but only shot 6 of 20 from the field, that's not very efficient. But if someone scored 15 points and hit 7 of 8 field goals — while adding some assists, steals and rebounds — that's a performance worthy of being our ​Stat Stuffer of the Week.

So here are this week's Nebraska high school basketball Stat Stuffers of the Week:

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Zach LaFave, Jr, F, Elkhorn South: The 6-foot-5 forward had a strong week for the Storm and is this week's winner. LaFave scored 19 points (7 of 11 from the field, including 2 of 4 on 3-pointers), grabbed seven rebounds and dished two assists in a 53-49 win over Millard South on Friday. He backed up that strong performance with 28 points (9-of-14 FG, 4-5 3FG), nine rebounds and three steals in a 65-60 win over Lincoln Southwest on Saturday.

Omaha Roncalli's Jack Dotzler had 24 points on 7 of 11 shooting, including 2 of 4 from long range, and 8 of 10 from the free-throw line. He also had eight assists, five steals and only one turnover.


Ale'jah Douglas, Jr., G, Omaha Northwest: Douglas scored a combined 53 points in the Huskies' two wins last week. The 5-foot-4 junior was 19 of 39 from the field, including 5 of 9 from 3-point range. Douglas also had 13 steals and five rebounds in the two wins.

Coaches and fans are encouraged to nominate players via email: Mike.Sautter@OWH.com

Mike is a prep recruiting specialist for The World-Herald. Follow him on Twitter @MikeSautterOWH. Phone: 402-444-1335.

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