Whatcom Hoops Boys Top 30: #27 Charlie Ayres

In an incredible season filled with outstanding players, Whatcom Hoops is ranking the top 30 boys. Each day we’ll feature an amazing player in our county and count down until we get to #1. So join us daily as we honor the best of the best.


Charlie Ayres, senior, Lynden

WHY HE’S #27: The epitome of Lynden’s “be a star in your role” philosophy, Ayres brought his linebacker mentality to the state champion’s defense. The 5-foot-11 guard added 5 points, 2 rebounds, and 2 assists a game, numbers he could have easily doubled on a team that needed them.

COACH BRIAN ROPER: “Charlie was the emotional leader of our team. He was a physical defender and brought toughness that we needed.”

Links to previous Whatcom Hoops Top 30

#28: Kell Reardon, Mount Baker

#29: Bishop Ootsey, Ferndale

#30: Carter Hill, Mount Baker

Honorable mentions

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Jim Carberry of Whatcom Hoops

Jim Carberry is a former Bellingham Herald sports editor and author of several books on Whatcom County prep basketball. Follow him on Twitter @whatcomhoops and visit the Whatcom Hoops Facebook page.

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