Athletes of the week for Nov. 26


Katrina Christian

Crothersville girls basketball // junior

Accomplishments this past week: “We came back (down 19 points) and defeated one of our conference and sectional rivals (Borden) 57-55.”

How were you able to perform to your full potential this past week?

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“Motivation, determination and hard work. Three big words that don’t only define me but that can define my team, as well. We are all working hard, motivated and determined more than ever this year to bring back a sectional title. The atmosphere of our crowd is amazing, and we are filling more seats than we have in a long time. I believe we can do great things year.”

What did you do well?

“One thing I did well was defense. My grandpa always tells me that it doesn’t matter if I score 20 points if the person I’m guarding scores 21.”

Favorite drink: Strawberry lemonade

Favorite food: “I like to try new things.”

Favorite music genre: Pop/hip-hop

Favorite book: “If I Stay”

Favorite class: Language

Role model: Tamika Catchings

Best advice?

“You don’t have to tell people you are good at anything because if you are good at something, they will already know. Let success be your voice.”

If you could travel anywhere and why?

“If I could travel anywhere, it would have to be somewhere warm all year because you never know if you are going to wake up and it’s 70 degrees and sunny or if it’s going to be below 30 and you can’t get out of your driveway because of all the snow.”

Athletics goals?

“Currently, I plan to break 1,000 points this year and bring home a sectional title to Crothersville. In the future, I plan to play basketball in college, hopefully out of state.”

Grace Jaynes

Brownstown Central girls basketball // sophomore

Accomplishments this past week: Wins against Trinity Lutheran and Mitchell and a loss to Henryville

Trinity: 21 points, six rebounds, three assists, five steals, one block

Mitchell: 17 points, five rebounds, three assists, three steals

Henryville: Eight points, one rebound, one assist, one steal, two deflections

How were you able to perform to your fullest potential this past week?

“My teammates and I work well together, and we feed off of each other’s energy.”

What did you do well?

“My teammates fed me the ball, and I was able to make some shots. I also feel like we talked quite a bit on the court.”

Do you do anything special to prepare?

“We watch film, and our coaches give us a scouting report that I study.”

Favorite drink: Big Red

Favorite food: All food

Favorite music genre: Country and rap

Favorite class: English

Role model: My parents

Best advice?

“Always give it your all because that’s what makes it fun.”

If you could travel anywhere and why?

“Europe, because there is a lot to see, and there is a lot of history.”

Athletics goal: Win sectional

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