Palomar Men's Basketball 2012-13
OR / Vista, CA
SCHOOL: Benson Tech (Portland, OR), Class of 2012
Dec. 3, 1993 in Portland, OR.
... Son of John and Kami Thompson. ... Brother of Nathan
Thompson (23) and Rachel Thompson (14).
SEASON: Has played in 18 games for the Comets as
of Feb. 5,
averaging 4.3 points per game and shooting 42.6 percent
from the field. ... Has made 45.0 percent of his
3-pointers (9-for-20). ... Scored 10
points to help the Comets down Riverside City College
59-55 in the quarterfinals of the 41st Riverside Holiday
Touranment on Dec. 6. ... Again came off the bench to
score 8 points, all from the free-throw line, in a 77-69
victory over MiraCosta on Jan. 11. Sank 6 free
throws in the game's final 1 minute, 11 seconds to put
the game away. ... Dished off 4 assists in a 98-72
victory over San Diego Mesa on Jan. 25. ... Scored 8
points off the bench as Palomar raced past Cuyamaca
95-75 on Jan. 30.
SCHOOL: Was a two-time all-league honorable
mention selection for coach roy Berry at Benson Tech, a
5A school. ... In his senior season of 2011-12, the
Techmen were ranked No. 5 in Oregon, going 25-3 on the
season and 14-0 in league. ... Played in the Joyce
All-Star Classic in Joyce, WA after the season.
ACADEMICS: Undeclaired major. ... Carried a 2.9 high
school grade-point average.
Above photos by Melinda
Finn (left) and Hugh Cox (right)
(Updated as of Feb. 5, 2013)