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Merchant earns female athlete of the week

Merchant earns female athlete of the week

Each week during the high school sports season the Eastern Maine High School Sports Examiner and the Eastern Maine Sports Blog will announce a female and male athlete of the week. You can send your nominations to Marc @ easternmainesportsblog@yahoo.com. When you send your nominations include the athlete, name of the school, stats for the week of the nomination.  The male and female winner will each receive a t shirt

This is the last week that we will be doing athlete of the week for the winter season. Here is a look at previous winners. Hopefully we get just as many great nominations for the spring season starting in April

Winter season- Week 7- January 30th- February 11th

Female

Morgan Merchant- Jonesport-Beals- Basketball- Earned top honors by scoring 120 points in leading the Royals to a 3-2 record in the past two weeks. She also averaged over 12 rebounds per game during that span. Merchant Scored 30 points and grabbed 19 rebounds in 53-40 victory over Sumner. Scored 18 points in 49-39 victory over Machias. Recorded 28 points and 10 rebounds in 55-20 victory over Calvary Chapel.  Recorded 19 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists in 60-54 loss to Deer Isle-Stonington. Recorded 25 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks in 54-47 loss to Shead.

Runner up

Jillian Woodward- Orono- Basketball- Scored 26 points and 20 rebounds in 57-44 victory over John Bapst. Recorded 15 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks in 52-41 victory over Dexter. Scored six points and grabbed 10 rebounds in 43-27 victory over George Stevens. Recorded 13 points, eight rebounds and four blocks in 69-39 victory over Penquis.

Third Place

Sigrid Koizar- Stearns- Basketball- Recorded 18 points, 11 rebounds, six assists and five steals in 63-35 victory over Penquis. Scored 21 points, 11 rebounds, six assists and three steals in 58-34 victory over Dexter.Recorded 15 points, 12 rebounds, six assists and five steals in 43-33 victory over Schenck.