Foursome Snags Top Honors
Last week we left out the weeks top Athletes of the Week, however we will make up for this week as a Wildcat, Pilot, Hornet and a Blue Eagle are our picks this week, while Valley girls and Hundred boys are the Most Improved.
Earning Athlete of the Week is Paden City’s Walter Joy had an awesome game vs Clay-Battelle from the floor. He was 8-10 from beyond the arch and 1-2 inside for 26-points in a loss.
Also the River Pilots Stone Thompson is selected. He poured in a game-high 28 points, including 7-trifectas in a loss to Martins Ferry.
Mahalah Britton has been pulling down bussels of rebounds all season and has been on the bubble almost every week is also an Athlete of the Week. The junior center for the Hundred Lady Hornets scored 18-points and wiped the glass clean with 16-rebounds in their win over East Richland. Britton also scored a game-high 18-points and 10-rebounds in their game against Mapletown.
Magnolia’s Kyndra Pilant has already been a top Athlete of the Week, but in the Boggs Round-ball Classic last weekend she helped her team finish runner-up by scoring 24-points, including 12-14 free-throws in a win over Tyler Consolidated.
She also scored 18-points that pushed her over Grace Bersiford as the school’s all-time scoring champion with 1,367-points in the championship tilt against Liberty.
This week the Hornets Aaron Stephens and the Lumberjills Kimberly Soles is the last 2-weeks most improved athletes. Stephens has picked up his scoring as of late scored 20-points and dished out a game-high 7-assists in a game against East Richland. He also scored 16-points in their win over Beallsville. Stephens also accounted for 6-points, 7-rebounds, 4-steals and 4-assists in a HIT win over Meadow Bridge.
Soles scored a career-high 21-points in a loss to Tyler Consolidated.