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Checking in on DJ Carton

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January 13, 2019 at 1:37pm

In its mid-season HS basketball report, the Des Moines Register named Carton as the state's most impressive player. 

Most impressive player: D.J. Carton, Bettendorf

The five-star Ohio State point guard recruit has not disappointed in his senior season. Carton is averaging 23.7 points, 7.5 rebounds and 5.8 assists for a Bettendorf squad that entered Friday at 10-1. Videos of his almost-daily thunderous dunks make their rounds on social media, but the attention he draws on the floor has helped his teammates thrive — and helped make the Bulldogs a legitimate title contender.

Bettendorf's only loss was by four at undefeated North Scott. They'll have a rematch at Bettendorf on January 29th. Carton had 29 points, 16 rebounds and five assists.

Here's video of his team's 56-47 win over Rock Island (IL) in which he had 21 points, five rebounds and nine assists.


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