Boys basketball player of the week
Nathaniel Potts, Athens: Combined for 50 points and 21 rebounds in wins against Hartselle and Lawrence County. He also scored six in a loss to Austin, but missed most of the second half after a hard collision on the floor.
Girls basketball player of the week
Riley Northway, Brewer: For the third straight week, Northway takes the area’s top honor. The talented Brewer center has been a nightly double-double threat, posting two in consecutive games against Hartselle and Scottsboro. She has averaged more than 20 points in Brewer’s last four games.
Other notable performances from area high school athletes:
Brandon Roberts, West Morgan: Combined for 70 points in consecutive games, pouring in 40 against Falkville and 30 in a win against rival Danville.
Malique Elliott, Austin: Delivered a strong performance in a win against Athens, scoring 15 points while grabbing several rebounds.
Takisha Jordan, Austin: Scored 12 points and forced several turnovers in a win against Athens.
Rachel Childress, Lawrence County: Recorded a double-double against Hatton, scoring 26 points with 13 rebounds.
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