This Week’s Outstanding Athletes

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Independence Patriots 


Andra McKee – The senior guard had an outstanding game against Porter Ridge scoring 23 points, grabbing 5 rebounds, with 4 assists and 2 steals to lead the Patriots to a lopsided win over Porter Ridge.

Matt Smith – The 6’6″ senior power forward contributed 13 points, 10 rebounds for the double-double in limited time to dominate under the boards for the Pats.

Tyler Harris – The 6’6″ transfer continues to make a significant contribution scoring 12 points with 5 rebounds to help the Pats remain undefeated in the Southwestern Conference.

Girls Basketball: 

Braylyn Milton – The sophomore shooter is averaging 15.2 points per game, with 4.2 rebounds, 3.3 assists, 3.5 steals and 1.5 blocks per game this season.

Sharonda Smith – The senior is averaging 9.0 points per game, 2.3 rebounds, 1.7 assists, and 1.6 steals for the Lady Patriots to date in the season.

Queens Grant Stallions 


Jah’Quez Sanders –  The Consistent Stallions senior leader scored 22 points, grabbed 6 rebounds, with 5 steals in the teams dominance over Union Academy this season sweeping the two conference games.  The won recently 57-45 on the road.

LB Boyette –  The junior contributed 12 points, 4 rebounds, 2 steals in the victory over Union Academy.

Jeremiah Murphy – Added a solid 10 points and 6 rebounds in the win for the Stallions.

Rocky River Ravens 

Girls Basketball: 

Delayzha Dixon – The junior standout continues to shine for the Lady Ravens.  She is averaging 20.1 points per game, 13.7 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 2.9 steals.

Mishya Scott – Another returning junior is contributing 16.9 points per game, 4.1 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 3.1 steals for the Ravens this season.

Andresia Alexander – The senior point guard and team catalyst continues to show her leadership on the hardwood.  She impacts the game by averaging 13.5 points per game, 2.8 rebounds, 3.7 assists and almost 6 steals per game which always seem to lead to fast break points.

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