Posted: Thursday, January 5, 2017
Our first GCS Players of the Week segment of 2017 features a pair of basketball players who experienced success at holiday tournaments and are poised to lead their teams into region play!
Luke Brenegan, Wade Hampton Boys Basketball – Luke averaged 20.3 ppg to over two holiday tournaments, earning MVP honors in the Daniel Holiday Classic and 1st Team All-Tournament in the C. Dan Joyner Poinsettia Classic.
Kennedy Taylor, Eastside Girls Basketball – Kennedy scored 38 points over three games to lead the Eagles in the Lady Sandlapper Classic. The Eagles finished as runners-up and Kennedy was named to the All-Tournament team.
Congratulations to Kennedy and Luke!
GCS Players of the Week are nominated by their coaches and athletic directors. Congratulations to all of this weeks nominees:
Raymond Williams, Berea Boys Basketball – 17 ppg, 4.3 rpg and named All-Tournament in Lowe’s Roundball Classic.
Sakorea Black, Berea Girls Basketball – 15.2 ppg, 2 steals per and named All-Tournament at Lowe’s Roundball Classic
Jack Beehler, Eastside Wrestling – Went 6-0 at Lexington tournament beating the #1, 2, 3 and 5 wrestlers in his weight class
Jaquan Holmes, Hillcrest Boys Basketball – 26 ppg, 6 rpg at Farm Bureau Classic, leading Rams to 2nd place
Quin Byrd, Hillcrest Girls Basketball – 21 ppg and named All-Tournament at Lady Sandlapper Classic
Jonah Morningstar, Mauldin Wrestling – 5-0 at Riverside Warrior Duels
Erin Dillard, Wade Hampton Girls Basketball – 10 ppg, 6 rpg and named All-Tournament at Farm Bureau Classic