Townsquare Media's High School MVP is a weekly series honoring different prep athletes in Northern Colorado. Follow along live prep game action with our Prep Scoreboard.

The COVID-19 pandemic abruptly ended what was a historic season for the Highland Huskies boys basketball team.

The school from Ault was 24-1 and playing in its second straight state Final Four when the season got canceled.

While the quest for a state title was halted last year, Highland is working another run in 2021. After falling to Eaton 79-65 in the season opener, the Huskies have won their past six games. Highland is currently ranked No. 12 in the latest Class 3A poll.

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After being one of the top scorers in the state last year, senior guard Jase Bessire is leading Highland with 22.9 points per game. After scoring a combined 48 points in the past two games, Bessire is this week’s Townsquare Media High School MVP.

Highland next plats Front Range Christian on Thursday. Follow along with our FREE SCOREBOARD.

Bessire, who has committed to play basketball at Nebraska-based NAIA school University of Concordia, sat down for a Q&A on the season:

Q& A: Jase Bessire, Highland High School

 

Q&A With Olivia Reed, Windsor High School

Q&A With Brock Mishak, Fossil Ridge High School

Q&A: Zack Rakowsky, Loveland

Q&A: Ethan Florez, Eaton

Q&A: Tanner Applebee, Resurrection Christian

Q&A: Tyler Kubat, Fossil Ridge

Q&A with Loveland QB Garrett Harstad

Q&A WITH Dax Polka, Windsor High School

Q&A With Jack Nauman, Heritage Christian

Q&A With Fossil Ridge Pitcher Nikki McGaffin