Yankton High School sophomore Matthew Mors has been named the 2018-19 Gatorade South Dakota Boys Basketball Player of the Year. The award recognizes outstanding athletic excellence, high standards of academic achievement, and exemplary character. Mors is now a finalist for the Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year award to be announced in March. Mors is averaging 22.7 points, 7.7 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.0 steals a game. Mors has volunteered locally as a youth basketball coach and has donated his time to food, clothing and school supply donation drives. Mors has maintained an A average in the classroom. He will begin his junior year of high school this fall.