Player of the Week nominees

Published 5:56 pm Saturday, January 30, 2016

Following are this week’s nominees for the Duke Automotive-Suffolk News-Herald Player of the Week:

  • Briana Autrey, sophomore for Nansemond River High School basketball: She helped lead the Lady Warriors to a dominant PenSouth Conference win with a remarkable performance on Friday night. In the 63-37 victory over host Hampton High School, she produced a game-high 21 points to go with seven rebounds, six assists and five steals.
  • Zoie Howell, senior for Suffolk Christian Academy basketball: She elevated her game against visiting conference rival Summit Christian Academy on Thursday, helping lead the Lady Knights to a last-minute 46-45 victory. She hit the go-ahead basket in the waning moments, finished well above her scoring average with 12 points for the game and added eight rebounds.
  • Amesha Miller, junior for King’s Fork High School basketball: As the undefeated Lady Bulldogs began to see on Friday that they will be getting every team’s best shot at this point, she was the difference-maker that helped them improve to 18-0. She led them to a 58-55 victory over host Deep Creek High School by contributing 19 points, 17 rebounds and two blocks.

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Next Sunday, we’ll feature the readers’ choice in a story on the sports page.

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