Spring scores 45, earns Player of the Week
Covington senior joined by two other boys, four girls as
honorees for week of Jan. 12-17
Covington senior Chandler
Spring poured in 45 points in his only game of the week to headline the honorees
in the IBCA/Subway Player of the Week program.
Spring was joined by
Homestead senior Caleb Swanigan, Mooresville senior Lane Weaver, LaPorte junior
Kyleigh Kubik, Lawrence North senior Lamina Cooper, Martinsville freshman Kayana
Traylor and Trinity Lutheran freshman Maddie Roark as recipients for the week of
Jan. 12-17 in the awards program overseen by the Indiana Basketball Coaches
Spring, a 6-3 senior guard,
entered Covington's game last Friday against Rockville 43 points shy of the
1,000-point plateau. Late in the game, he converted an old-fashioned three-point
play to help the Trojans (14-1) close out his 45-point effort that
also included 10 rebounds and two assists in an 81-46 victory. Spring sank
15-of-22 shots from the field, including 8-of-13 3-pointers, plus 7-of-9 free
throws in his big game.
Spring was the boys'
District 2 honoree, while Swanigan and Weaver were the respective boys' winners
for District 2 and District 3.
The 6-9 Swanigan averaged
24.0 points and 15.1 rebounds in leading Homestead (15-1) to a pair of
wins. He scored 26 points with 12 rebounds in a 72-58 triumph over Columbia
City. The standout forward followed with 22 points and 19 rebounds as the
Spartans outclassed Columbus (Ohio) Northland 76-48 in a showcase event in
Weaver produced a
double-double in leading Mooresville to a 60-55 upset of then-Class 4A No. 6
Columbus North in its only game of the week. The 6-2 Weaver tossed in 26 points
with 11 rebounds as the Pioneers improved to 9-2. He made 9-of-15 shots, 4-of-7
3-pointers and 4-of-8 free throws.
accolades for girls' District 1 and Cooper received honors for girls'
District 2. Traylor and Roark were co-winners for girls' District 3.
The 5-7 Kubik averaged 17.3
points, 3.7 rebounds and 3.3 assists in propelling LaPorte (14-4) to three
victories, going 26-of-26 on free throws for the week and extending her free
throw streak to 39 in a row. Kubik opened with 25 points, four rebounds, four
assists and 18-of-18 free throws in a 59-50 victory over Plymouth. She added 12
points, four rebounds, two assists and 2-of-2 charities in a 50-37 win over
Chesterton. Kubik finished the week with 15 points, three rebounds, four assists
and 6-of-6 freebies in a 66-31 triumph over Mishawaka.
Cooper, a 5-9
guard/forward, keyed Lawrence North to a 74-24 rout over rival Lawrence Central
in its only game of the week. The Purdue recruit produced 23 points, 10
rebounds, four assists and five steals for the Wildcats (16-0). She made 6-of-13
shots, 2-of-4 3-pointers and 9-of-11 free throws.
The 5-9 Traylor tossed
in 38 points with eight rebounds, five assists and two blocks as Martinsville
defeated Terre Haute South 69-51 in its only game of the week. Traylor sank
13-of-23 shots, 3-of-6 3-pointers and 9-of-11 free throws as the Artesians
improved to 9-7.
Roark shared honors after
she averaged 35.5 points, 3.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 5.0 steals in two wins
for Trinity Lutheran (8-9). The 5-4 guard tallied 35 points with four rebounds,
four assists and six steals in a 66-50 decision over New Washington. She
followed with 36 points, three rebounds, four assists and four steals in a 71-58
triumph over South Decatur. For the two games, Roark was 20-36 from the field,
7-of-12 on 3-pointers and 24-of-33 on free throws.
This is the seventh
season for the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association Player of the Week program
and the third season it is presented by Subway Restaurants of Indiana,
a banner sponsor of the IBCA. Subway, in its fifth season as an IBCA
sponsor, encourages athletes to "train hard and eat fresh."
Player of the Week winners
are chosen each week from each of the IHSAA's three districts. Girls winners
will be chosen from now through the week following March 7. Boys winners will be
chosen from now through the week following March 28.
Other nominees for Week 10
boys -- Seth Adelsperger, Peru; Blake Berger, LaVille; Devin Cannady,
Mishawaka Marian; Adam Davison, Leo; Paul Forman, Churubusco; Drew Hackett,
Munster; Parker Hazen, Columbia City; Reontre Lawrence, South Bend Riley; Sean
McGee, Fort Wayne North; Nate Walpole, Whitko.
1 girls -- Heather Burton, Washington Township; Camille Coleman,
South Bend Washington; Claire Cromer, Wabash; Courtney Dunlap, Argos; Dana
Evans, Gary West; Jordyn Frantz, NorthWood; Tiajaney Hawkins, East Chicago
Central; Becca Kennedy, Triton; Taylor Kranenburg, Oregon-Davis; Shae
Rhonehouse, Fremont; Taylor Steele, Highland; Hunter Stevens, Plymouth; Michelle
Weaver, South Bend St. Joseph; Tara Zlotkowski, Lake Central.
boys -- Aaron Banks, Brebeuf Jesuit; Harris Brown, Indianapolis Howe;
Joey Brunk, Southport; Ryan Curry, New Palestine; Kaleb Ferrell, Irvington Prep;
Keegan Kollmeyer, Fishers; Will Martin, North Vermillion; Sean McDermott,
Pendleton Heights; Marquise Moore, Cloverdale; Cade Renicker, Harrison (WL);
Justin Roberts, Pike; Jarrod Smith, Frankfort; Trevor Waite, Tri-West; C.J.
Walker, Indianapolis Tech; Dylan Windler, Perry Meridian; Ethan Woodrow,
District 2 girls
-- Brianna Adams, Perry Meridian; Caitlyn Bradley, Clinton Central; Cameron
Cardenas, Beech Grove; Avery Chezem, Covington; Lindsey Corsaro, Roncalli;
Catherine Dunn, Jay County; Tyasha Harris, Heritage Christian; Anna Logan,
Bishop Chatard; Kerstyn Lowery, McCutcheon; Chyna McMichel, Indianapolis
Attucks; Maya Meredith, Cathedral; Maleha Motter, Danville; Katie Key, Frankton;
Allison VanDyke, Westfield; Macy Willoughby, Carroll (Flora); Madison Wise,
boys -- Rasheide Bell, Evansville Central; Evan Borgman, Jac-Cen-Del;
Dylan Cregar, Franklin County; Everett Duncan, Evansville Harrison; Adam
Eberhard, Evansville Memorial; Rilee Epley, Evansville Day; Austin Graves, North
Posey; Romeo Langford, New Albany; Chandler McKee, Gibson Southern; Steven
Pergola, Castle; Cameron Smith, Franklin; Alex Stein, Evansville Reitz; Addison
Wagler, Barr-Reeve; Blake Walsman, Batesville; Ryan Welage, Greensburg.
District 3 girls
-- Hannah Cosby, Gibson Southern; Taylor Drury, Eastern (Pekin); Maddie Fulton,
Union County; Eve Galbreath, Switzerland County; Claire Higgins, Shawe Memorial;
Brooke James, Princeton; Dominique McBryde, Bedford North Lawrence; Ali Patberg,
Columbus North; Claire Rauck, Providence; Mikayla Rowan, Northview; Shelby Rupp,
Batesville; Zuriel Sanders, Evansville Central; Tori Schickel, Evansville Mater
Dei; Stephanie Sherwood, Evansville Memorial; Kayla Voegerl, Southridge.
-- District 1 girls: Claire Cromer, Wabash. District 2
girls: Lindsey Corsaro, Roncalli. District 3: Ali
Patberg, Columbus North, and Jackie Young, Princeton.
-- District 1 girls: Darby Maggard, Fort Wayne Canterbury.
District 2 girls: Alexis Shannon, Noblesville. District
3 girls: Kaitlynn Henning, Charlestown.
-- District 1 boys: Hyron Edwards, East Chicago Central.
District 1 girls: Skylar Ostrowski, DeKalb. District 2
boys: Luke Callahan, Danville. District 2 girls: Jayla
Scaife, Muncie Central. District 3 boys: Ryan Welage,
Greensburg. District 3 girls: Dominique McBryde, Bedford North
-- District 1 boys: Devin Cannady, Mishawaka Marian.
District 1 girls: Jordyn Frantz, NorthWood. District 2
boys: K.J. Walton, Brownsburg. District 2 girls:
Kristen Spolyar, Lebanon. District 3 boys: Everett Duncan,
Evansville Harrison, and Andrew Scott, South Knox. District 3
girls: Jackie Young, Princeton.
-- District 1 boys -- Wes Davidson, Fort Wayne Blackhawk
Christian. District 1 girls -- Riley Popplewell, South
Central (Union Mills). District 2 boys -- C.J. Walker,
Indianapolis Tech. District 2 girls -- Destiny
Perkins, Richmond. District 3 boys -- Jaylen Minnett, Terre
Haute South. District 3 girls -- Emily Sullivan,
Evansville Memorial, and Jackie Young, Princeton.
-- District 1 boys -- Reontre Lawrence, South Bend Riley.
District 1 girls -- Darby Maggard, Fort Wayne Canterbury.
District 2 boys -- Jimmy King, Roncalli.
District 2 girls -- Sydney Shelton, Mt. Vernon
(Fortville). District 3 boys -- Josh Speidel, Columbus North.
District 3 girls -- Michaela Kikendall,
-- District 1 boys -- Sean McGee, Fort Wayne North.
District 1 girls -- Deja Wimby, Fort Wayne Snider.
District 2 boys -- Joey Brunk, Southport.
District 2 girls -- Brooke Sugg, Fishers.
District 3 boys -- Ryan Welage, Greensburg.
District 3 girls -- Olivia Crozier, Madison.
3 -- District 1 boys -- Ryan Topper, Bremen.
District 1 girls -- Karissa McLaughlin, Homestead.
District 2 boys -- Dylan Windler, Perry Meridian.
District 2 girls -- Kristen Spolyar, Lebanon.
District 3 boys -- Nick Macon, Madison.
District 3 girls -- Jackie Young, Princeton.
-- District 1 boys -- Chandler Aspy, Westview, and Johnny
Rosenbaum, LaCrosse. District 1 girls -- Dana Evans, Gary
West. District 2 boys -- Pat Bacon, Lawrence North.
District 2 girls -- Lindsey Corsaro, Roncalli.
District 3 boys -- Josh Speidel, Columbus North.
District 3 girls -- Baylee Krueger, Jennings
-- District 1 boys -- Caleb Swanigan, Homestead.
District 1 girls -- Kyleigh Kubik, LaPorte.
District 2 boys -- Chandler Spring, Covington.
District 2 girls -- Lamina Cooper, Lawrence North.
District 3 boys -- Lane Weaver, Mooresville.
District 3 girls -- Maddie Roark, Trinity Lutheran,
and Kayana Traylor, Martinsville.