Athlete of the Week
KSEN/K96 – Bozeman Trophy Athletes of the Week had big performances over the weekend……one helping his team to their 1st win of the season and the other on a team that just keeps getting better all the time.
Our female Athlete of the Week is an outstanding hitter and overall player for the browning lady Indians. 5’11 Jr. Jerel Whitegrass , put together some big numbers in a tough loss to whitefish last Thursday. under 1st year head coach Dan Connelly, they seem to be gaining a winning attitude. In the match, Whitegrass knocked down 10 kills and added 3 aces and Browning took the game well into overtime before losing 32-34. Coach Connelly told the glacier reporter, “We were right there and played tough.” But they lost the next two sets and the match by a total of 7 points. In a Friday night match against Ronan, Whitegrass, also a starter on the browning basketball team, was even better with 2 aces, 19 kills and 3 blocks.
We also had nominations for Makenna Burke of the Cut Bank Wolves…8 aces and 14 kills against Harlem. also nominated Ashlee Stokes of Conrad.
Our male athlete of the week is not the biggest athlete on the Cut Bank football team, but he is certainly one of the best tacklers. 148-pound Sophomore running back, and linebacker Alex Wahl has led the Wolves in tackles the past two weeks in a near win over Glasgow and then in the team’s first win of the season against wolf point with 10. 8 of those were solo tackles. Wahl is also making his mark on the offense being called on in tough yardage situations. He opened up the scoring with a 2-yard run against Wolf Point and carried the ball 13 times for 23 yards the rest of the way.
Also nominated this week, former Athlete of the Week, Wes Edwards of Valier, who had 5 touchdowns and two, 2-point conversions against Heart Butte.
Congratulations to our KSEN/k96—Bozeman trophy Athletes of the Week, Jr. Jerel Whitegrass of Browning and So. Alex Wahl of Cut Bank. The Athlete of the Week is sponsored by McDonald's in Cut Bank. McDonald's honors our athlete’s with two free value meals each.
KSEN encourages all fans, parents and coaches to nominate Athletes of the Week when you believe they have had an outstanding performance. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org