LOCAL SPORTS – ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

(SHELBY) – OUR KSEN/K96—BOZEMAN TROPHY ATHLETE OF THE WEEK TURNED IN A RARE PERFORMANCE AND WITH THAT PERFORMANCE MOST LIKELY SECURED A 1ST ROUND PLAYOFF SPOT FOR THE SHELBY COYOTES.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK HONORS GO TO SHELBY SR.WIDE RECEIVER AND DEFENSIVE END RHETT REYNOLDS WHO NOT ONLY HAS THE SIZE BUT ALSO DEMONSTRATES GREAT ATHLETIC ABILITY WITH SPEED AND FOCUS.

OF COURSE IN REGARDS TO THE NIGHT HE HAD WE HAVE TO GIVE DUE CREDIT TO SR. QB TAYLOR PARSONS WHO CONTINUALLY DELIVERED THE PASSES ON TARGET 4 TIMES TO REYNOLDS FOR TOUCHDOWNS.   THE LONGEST, A 65-YARDER LATE IN THE 2ND QUARTER.

TWO MORE TOUCHDOWN CATCHES IN THE SECOND HALF AND A SHORT RUN LATE IN THE GAME GAVE REYNOLDS 5 TOUCHDOWNS TOTAL.  HE HAD 13 RECEPTIONS ALL TOGETHER FOR 231 YARDS.  ADD TO THAT 9 TACKLES AND 2 SACKS FROM THE DEFENSIVE END AND SHELBY HEAD COACH MIKE WHITE SAID IT WAS ONE “OF THE BEST GAMES I’VE SEEN IN QUITE A WHILE.”

ALSO NOMINATED THIS WEEK AND IT’S A VERY SOLID NOMINATION FOR SIMMS RUNNING BACK MIKEY LEACH WHO HAD 10 CARRIES FOR 190 YARDS, 2 TD RUNS OF 59 & 79 YARDS AND RECOVERED A BLOCKED PUNT FOR A TD.   8 TACKLES ON DEFENSE AND IT WAS A BIG GAME AND HUGE WIN FOR SIMMS OVER SUB-CONFERENCE B LEADER CHINOOK.

WE HAD NO NOMINATIONS FOR A FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR KSEN/K96—BOZEMAN TROPHY ATHLETE OF THE WEEK, SR. RHETT REYNOLDS OF SHELBY.  THE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK IS SPONSORED LOCALLY BY McDONALD’S IN CUT BANK. McDONALD’S HONORS OUR ATHLETE’S WITH TWO FREE VALUE MEALS.

KSEN WELCOMES ALL NOMINATIONS FOR ATHLETE OF THE WEEK, E-MAIL markdaniels@townsquaremedia.com