Foster Loyer will have his jersey retired before he gets his high-school diploma.
Clarkston isn’t wasting any time in calling Loyer one of the best who has ever played for the Wolves. Loyer, who just last week wrapped up his Clarkston career, will have his No. 1 retired, the program announced.
“Foster Loyer will always be #1,” according to a tweet Thursday from the Clarkston Basketball account. “No #ClarkstonBasketball player will ever wear that jersey again.”
The 6-foot point guard led Clarkston to its second straight Class A state title last week, scoring 40 in an 81-38 victory over Holland West Ottawa — nearly matching the 42 he scored in a Class A state semifinal victory over Warren De La Salle.
The Michigan State signee entered that weekend averaging 25.6 points and six assists per game in a season in which he won Michigan’s Mr. Basketball. He played in the postseason despite suffering a slight meniscus tear in his left knee on Feb. 27.
Loyer joins Tim McCormick (40), Dane Fife (12), Dan Fife (33), Dugan Fife (11) and Steve Seacatch (22) as players who have had their number retired at Clarkston.