LOCAL SPORTS – “ATHLETE OF THE WEEK”

(UNDATED) – KSEN/K96 – BOZEMAN TROPHY ATHLETE OF THE WEEK HONORS

GO TO A YOUNG BASKETBALL PLAYER FROM CHOTEAU AND A SR. WRESTLER FROM SHELBY

WHOSE BEEN WORKING HARD FOR FOUR YEARS AND MAY BE READY TO GATHER SOME HARDWARE.

SR. SHELBY WRESTLER LUCAS BRAUCHLE CAME AWAY FROM THE WHITEHALL DUALS

LAST WEEKEND WITH A PERFECT 7-0 RECORD AND 6 OF THOSE 7 WINS WERE BY PIN.

BRAUCHLE IS NOW 10-1 ON THE SEASON AND RANKED IN THE TOP 5 IN THE STATE

IN CLASS B AT 171-POUNDS.

SHELBY HEAD WRESTLING COACH LOGAN LYBECK SAYS LUCAS HAS BEEN AT SINCE

HE WAS A FRESHMAN AND HAS REALLY “COME ALONG WAYS.”    LYBECK SAYS HE’S PROUD

OF THE FACT THAT BRAUCHLE IS ALSO AN ACADEMIC ALL-STATE ATHLETE WITH A 3.65 GPA.

FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK HONORS GO TO SOPHOMORE CELIE SALMOND OF CHOTEAU.

WATCHING SALMOND PLAY AS A FRESHMAN IN BB AND VB LAST YEAR AND THIS YEAR IT’S EASY

TO SEE THAT SHE HAS THE POTENTIAL TO BE AMONG THE LONG LINE OF OUTSTANDING

ALL-AROUND ATHLETES FROM CHOTEAU.

IN OPENING GAMES LAST WEEKEND, SHE SCORED 19 POINTS IN A WIN OVER MANHATTAN

AND THEN 15 IN A TWO-POINT  WIN OVER DEER LODGE.    SHE ALSO HAD A TOTAL OF 9 REBOUNDS

IN THE TWO GAMES AND CHOTEAU HEAD COACH JOHN SHEPHERD SAYS SHE PLAYED WELL AGAINST

TWO VERY GOOD TEAMS.     SHEPHERD AREED, SHE’LL BE KEY TO OUR SUCCESS ALL YEAR LONG.

SR. LUCAS BRAUCHLE OF SHELBY AND SO. CELIE SALMOND OF CHOTEAU OUR KSEN/K96—BOZEMAN TROPHY ATHLETE’S  OF THE WEEK…………SPONSORED LOCALLY BY McDONALDS IN CUT BANK.  McDONALDS PROVIDES OUR ATHLETE’S OF THE WEEK WITH 2 FREE VALUE MEALS EACH.