Athletes of the Week

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Independence Patriots 

Men’s Basketball: 

Nygell Veridier – The senior scored 15 points, pulled down 3 rebounds, 2 assists whiles shooting 63% from the floor in the Patriots win over the Sabres.

Anthony Allen – The senior guard netted 14 points, added 3 assists, 1 steal in a solid performance on Friday night for the Patriots.

Omarion Bodrick – The junior big man came to life against the Sabres on Friday night at the Big “I” scoring 10 points, shooting 100% from the floor, hauled in 6 rebounds, had 4 assists, five huge steals leading to points, including 7 blocked shots for the Patriots.

Girl’s Basketball:

Braylyn Milton – The junior standout for the Patriots scored 21 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals recently in a big win for the lady Patriots over the Vikings from North Mecklenburg.

Trinity Thompson – The senior scored 15 points, 6 rebounds, while adding 1 assist and 2 steals in the recent win over the Vikings.

Queen’s Grant Stallions

Men’s Basketball: 

Jeremiah Murphy – The senior standout for the Stallions pumped in 27 points, hauled down 17 rebounds for the double-double against Sugar Creek on Friday night. Murphy was selected this week’s “Featured Player of the Week.”

LB Boyette – The consistent senior contributed 15 points, and grabbed multiple rebounds for the Stallions on Friday night.

Rocky River Ravens

Men’s Basketball:

Nick Burns – The senior guard scored 20 points, he shot 58% from the floor, landed 4 of 7, 3-pointers, added 4 rebounds, 3 assists and 4 steals in the Ravens win Friday night.

Calik “Duke” Thomas – The Duke netted 20 points, hauled down 7 rebounds, added 2 assists, and 1 steal in the Ravens win over the Hawks.

Christian Rudisell – The junior made a nice contribution scoring 10 points, grabbed 5 rebounds, while adding 2 assists, and 1 steal in a solid performance.

Girl’s Basketball: 

Delayzha Dixon – The senior netted 27 points, hauled down 10 rebounds for the double-double along with gathering multiple assists and steals leading the Ravens to big win over the Lady Hawks.

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