Former Vashon High School standout Jessie Norton has signed a National Letter of Intent to continue his basketball career at Northwest University in Kirkland, WA. As a senior, Norton led the Pirates (23-3 overall) to a 5th place finish at the WIAA state tournament, in addition to district and Nisqually League championships. Individually, he enjoyed one of the greatest years in the history of VHS basketball, averaging 20.1 points, 7.1 rebounds, and 2.3 assists per game. Norton was honored with numerous awards, including WIBCA State Co-Player of the year and Nisqually League MVP. “Jessie had a terrific career at VHS and will be missed a great deal. I am very excited for him to be continuing his career at NWU,” commented VHS Coach Andy Sears.
Northwest University Press Release (link)