Erie Times-News Breakout Basketball Player of the Week nominees

   February 26, 2012 1:05 am

 

Fans can vote for the Breakout Basketball Players of the Week on the top right corner of the page. Voting continues through Tuesday at 11:59 p.m. with the winner being featured later this week in the Erie Times-News. Players who have won the award this season are no longer eligible.

Boys
Andrew Niland, Fairview – The freshman had a breakout season and capped with two solid performances in the playoffs. Niland had 10 points in a 48-41 play-in win over Northwestern before scoring 11 in a 33-30 loss to Lakeview.
Joe Swanson, Girard – Swanson started the week with 18 points in a 44-37 win over Meadville before posting six in a 33-32 win over Grove City.
Quinn Thompson, General McLane – Thompson put together a dominating performance with 12 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks in a 49-37 win over Franklin.
Marcus Sonoga, Hickory - Sonoga drilled a 3-pointer with less than two seconds left to lift the Hornets to a 52-49 in over Central Tech.
Preston McMeans, Warren – The senior continued his fine season with 21 points in a 77-54 win over Sharon.
Kimon Roberson, VisionQuest – Roberson erupted for 25 points in a 71-50 win over Eisenhower.
Mac Hartman, Kennedy Catholic – Hartman scored 20 points to give the Golden Eagles a 62-45 win over Linesville.
Sam Corritore, Mercyhurst Prep – Had a breakout game with 14 points in a 57-15 win over Wilmington.
Cory Bailey, North East – Bailey took over Friday’s game with 19 points in a 57-15 win over Wilmington.
Theo Truitt, Saegertown – Truitt scored 17 points as the Panthers upset Sharpsville 48-33.
DeAndrye Henderson, Strong Vincent – Scored 17 points in a 63-36 rout of McDowell in the District 10 Class AAAA semifinals.

Girls
Jenna Krider, Linesville – Scored 18 points to lead the Lions to a 49-26 win over Commodore Perry.
Lisa Mifsud, Villa Maria – Dominated with 17 points, including three first-quarter 3-pointers.
Brooke King, Seneca – Had 19 points in a 51-46 win over Sharpsville.
Brooklyn Taylor, Greenville – Scored 12 points in a 26-23 win over Cambridge Springs.
Leah Hansen, General McLane – Scored 13 points, including several important baskets in the second half to lead the Lancers to a 37-34 win over Slippery Rock.
Macy Horvath, Hickory – Put together 14 points and 10 rebounds including a game-tying field goal in the final seconds to force overtime as the Hornettes edged Warren 54-43.

 

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