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Under Armour Women’s Basketball Player of the Week – Week 11

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UJU CHIBUOGWU
EVERETT - FRESHMAN - FORWARD

Uju Chibuogwu, Shorecrest HS / Seattle, WA, shot 49% for an average of 24.5 ppg while averaging 6 assists, 13 rebounds, 2 steals and 3 blocks in wins over Whatcom and 7th-ranked Peninsula.

On the season, Chibuogwu is currently 11th in scoring (19.4 ppg), 8th in rebounding (9.7 rpg), 4th in blocks (2.3 bpg) and 16th in free throw average (77.6%).

Under Armour Men’s Basketball Player of the Week – Week 11

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RYUN GIBSON
CLACKAMAS - SOPHOMORE - FORWARD

Ryun Gibson, Gladstone HS / Gladstone, OR, was hot in the paint against Southwestern Oregon Saturday hitting 12 of 14 for 86% field goal shooting and 31 points while adding 12 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 steal and 1 block.

Gibson is currently 13th in rebounds (8.1 rpg), 8th in blocks (1.4 bpg) and 19th in field goal average (54.9%) on the season.

Under Armour Women’s Basketball Player of the Week – Week 10

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DAJANAY POWELL
UMPQUA - FRESHMAN - FORWARD

Dajanay Powell, McClymonds HS / Oakland, CA turned a stellar performance for the Riverhawks in two wins last week. She averaged 25.5ppg on 61% shooting to go with 13 rebounds per game, two steals and three blocks.

Overall, Powell is currently 7th in rebounds (9.8rpg), 9th in scoring (18.7 ppg), 3rd in field goal percentage (60.4%) and 14th in blocks (1.3 bpg).

 

Under Armour Men’s Basketball Player of the Week – Week 10

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DANA ABE
SHORELINE - SOPHOMORE - GUARD

Dana Abe, Odea HS / Seattle, WA, has been doing it all season for the Dolphins - filling the stat sheet. He had 34 points on 69% shooting including going 6/7 from the arc on 86% shooting to go with 8 rebounds, 5 assists and 1 block.

Overall, Abe is currently 3rd in the league in scoring (23.4 ppg), 14th in rebounds (7.7rpg), 14th in blocks (1.0 bpg) and 13th in 3-pt field goal percentage (42.9%).

Under Armour Women’s Basketball Player of the Week – Week 9

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LINSEY HONEYCUTT
WHATCOM - SOPHMORE - CENTER

Linsey Honeycutt, Ferndale HS / Ferndale, WA had another solid two game performances with a pair double-doubles averaging 30.5 ppg and 20.5 rebounds per game to go with 3 steals and 6 blocks.

This is Honeycutt's second section this season. She is 1st in the conference in scoring (29.33 ppg), 2nd in rebounds (15.4 rbg), 11th in blocks (1.53 bpg) and 9th in FG percentage (53.0%).

Under Armour Men’s Basketball Player of the Week – Week 9

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GRANT ELLISON
UMPQUA - FRESHMAN - GUARD

Grant Ellison, Weber HS / Ogden, UT, has helped lift 8th-ranked Umpqua Riverhawks to a 5-1 start in region play and 13-4 overall.

This weekend Ellison turned in a terrific performance with 31 points on 71% shooting from the field along with 6/6 from the free throw line, 5 assists and 4 rebounds.

Ellison is currently 5th overall in scoring with 22.47 ppg, 2nd in free throw percentage (89.3%) and 7th in 3-pt percentage (46.3%)

 

Under Armour Women’s Basketball Player of the Week – Week 8

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JORDAN STOTLER
UMPQUA - FRESHMAN - FORWARD

Jordan Stotler, Roseburg HS / Camas Valley, OR, led 2nd-ranked Umpqua to three wins this past week including a convincing 77-58 win over defending NWAC Champion & 3rd-ranked Lane Titans.

Stotler registered 24.7 ppg, 14.7 rebounds per game, 2.3 assists per game and tallied an amazing 17 blocked shots (5.7bpg). She nearly compiled a rare feat when she was one block away from a triple double against Clackamas (28pts, 14rebounds, 9 blocks).

This is Stotler's third Under Armour Player of the Week this season. She is in the top twenty in seven of eight categories: Scoring 2nd - 23.9ppg; Rebounds 3rd - 13.3rpg; Blocks 1st 4.11 bpg; Assists 14th 3.8apg; Steals 2.2 spg; Free Throw Average 12th 78.9% and Field Goal Average 20th 48.5%.

Under Armour Men’s Basketball Player of the Week – Week 8

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PEPE HERNANDEZ
EDMONDS - SOPHOMORE - GUARD

Pepe Hernandez, Chief Sealth HS / Seattle, WA, has been a force for the Tritons all season. In a pair of games this past week he tallied a 26.5 ppg average on 54% shooting from the field to go with 6.0 assists per game, 6.5 rebounds per game and 5 steals.

Hernandez is all over the leaderboard averaging 24.0 ppg (3rd), 9.9 rebounds per game (6th), 6.1 assists per game (3rd), 2.1 steals per game (11th) and is shooting 54.4% (17th).

Under Armour Women’s Basketball Player of the Week – Week 7

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LINSEY HONEYCUTT
WHATCOM - SOHPMORE - CENTER

Linsey Honeycutt, Ferndale HS / Ferndale, WA has been an explosive force for the Orcas this season. She tallied a staggering 89 points in two games last week (44.5 ppg on 55% shooting) ) and added 29 boards (14.5 rpg)

After finishing the 2016 campaign in the top three in scoring (22.8 ppg) and rebounds (12.0 rpg) as well as 13th in blocks (0.9 bpg) and 12th in field goal percentage (52.2%) - Honeycutt is now tops in scoring (30.6 ppg) and second in rebounds (15.1 rpb).

She is also 13th in blocks (1.7 bpg) and 8th in field goal percentage (55.2%).

Under Armour Men’s Basketball Player of the Week – Week 7

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DARRION DANIELS
PENINSULA - SOPHOMORE - POINT GAURD

Darrion Daniels, Valley HS / Las Vegas, NV, registered 50 points for a 25.0 ppg average and dished 14 assists to go with 9 boards while leading the Pirates to wins over Shoreline and Everett this past week.

Daniels is now 19th in the NWAC in scoring (17.46 ppg), 7th in assists (4.5 apg) and 19th in steals (1.9 spg).

Under Armour Women’s Basketball Player of the Week – Week 6

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SAMMI BLOGETT
YAKIMA VALLEY - SOHPMORE - GUARD

Sammi Blodgett, Wapato HS / Wapato, WA., led the Yaks to wins over #5-ranked Columbia Basin and North Idaho.

Blodgett averaged 26.0 ppg on 66% FG percentage, 5 assists per game, 4.5 rebound per game and 3.5 steals per game.

She is currently #6 in the NWAC in scoring (19.6 ppg), #2 in steals (42 / 3.2 spg), #3 in 3pt average (42.6%), #17 in FG% (50.2%) and 20th in assists (3.38 apg).

Under Armour Men’s Basketball Player of the Week – Week 6

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CAULIN BAKALARSKI
WALLA WALLA - SOPHOMORE
GAURD-FORWARD

Caulin Bakalarski, South Kitsap HS / Port Orchard, WA., was instrumental in Walla Walla's 111-106 win over 2-ranked Spokane.

Bakalarski filled the stat sheet scoring 25 points on 9-19 shooting including 4-8 from the arc, 8 assists, 6 rebounds, 3 steals, 3 rejections and only allowed 1 turnover.

He is currently 7th in the NWAC in scoring (21.8 ppg), 5th in rebounds (9.3 rbg) and 11th in blocks (1.1 bpg).

Under Armour Women’s Basketball Player of the Week – Week 5

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JORDAN STOTLER
UMPQUA - FRESHMAN - FORWARD

Jordan Stotler, Roseburg HS / Camas Valley, OR, led Umpqua to a 2-1 record at the Red Devil Holiday Classic and was named to the all-tournament team.

In three games, Stotler turned in 23/50 shooting (46%) for an average of 21.3 ppg and 15 rebounds per game to go with her 4.3 assists per game, 4 steals and 7 blocked shots.

This is Stotler's second Under Armour selection this season. She currently ranks 3rd in the league in scoring (22.9 ppg), 4th in rebounds (13.5 rpg), first in blocks (50 / 3.85 bpg), 8th in steals (32 / 2.46 spg), 12th in assists (4.1 apg), 11th in free throw percentage (77.6) and 18th in field goal percentage (50.0%)

Under Armour Men’s Basketball Player of the Week – Week 5

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JACOB MCCORD
BIG BEND - SOPHOMORE - STRONG FORWARD

Jacob McCord, Westlake HS / Westlake, UT,  led Big Bend to a 2-1 record at the Fiesta Bowl Shootout in Mesa, AZ this past weekend.

McCord went 34/61 (56% from the field, including 53% from the arc) tallying a 33 ppg average, 14.67 rebounds a game to go with 4 steals and 4 blocks.

His top performance was against Mesa CC (9-3) where he put up 40 points on 67% shooting including 7-11 (53%) from the arc and 13 rebounds. McCord was named to the all-tournament team.

McCord is currently leading the NWAC is scoring with a 28.9 ppg average and is second in rebounds with a 11.0 boards per game.

Under Armour Women’s Basketball Player of the Week – Week 4

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SAVANNAH MCGILL
S. PUGET SOUND - SOPHOMORE - FORWARD

Savannah McGill, River Ridge HS / Lacey, WA, Led South Puget Sound to a 3-0 record at the South Puget Sound Crossover including a win over 7-2 Treasure Valley. 

McGill went to the line 17 times and shot 88% from the stripe, averaged 20 points, 24.3 rebounds, 2.3 assists, and 2.3 blocks.  Her performance earned her tournament MVP honors.

McGill is currently 14th in the NWAC in Scoring (17.43 ppg), 10th in blocked shots (1.71 bpg), and 1st in Rebounds (19.3 rpg) and 12th in Free Throw average with 77.5%.    

McGill also holds NWAC single season rebounding record (456) and has already recorded another 135 rebounds on the season.

Under Armour Men’s Basketball Player of the Week – Week 4

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LEVI TAYLOR
SPOKANE - SOPHOMORE - GUARD

Levi Taylor, Lewis & Clark HS / Spokane, WA,  helped lead defending NWAC champions and currently ranked # 1 Spokane (10-2) to 3 wins at Spokane CC Crossover this past weekend including a 98-79 win over  #6 ranked Bellevue.

During the 3 games, Taylor Shot 50% from the floor on 27/54 shooting including 13/23 from beyond the arc.  He averaged 28 points, 3.67 assists, 6.67 rebounds and 2.33 steals. 

Taylor was named Tournament MVP when he led the Sasquatch to the 2016 NWAC Championship. He is currently 9th in scoring with a 20.1 ppg average and is 18th in assists with 3.92 apg.

Under Armour Women’s Basketball Player of the Week – Week 3

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BRENDA AKOTO
BELLEVUE - FRESHMAN - POWER FORWARD

Brenda Akoto, Bothell HS, Bothell, WA, was a key piece in a Bulldog lineup that won their opener over Wenatchee Valley then shocked top-ranked Lane 57-44 and cruised past Clackamas in the title game to win the Pierce Holiday Tournament. Her performance earned her tournament MVP honors.

Akoto went 18/30 on 60% shooting for a 15.7 ppg average, dished 1.3 assists, collected 11.33 rebounds while picking 5 steals and rejecting 8 shot attempts.

Akoto is currently 13th in the league with 16.43 ppg, 12th with 8.86 rebounds per game, 6th in blocks per game with 1.86 and 8th in field goal percentage with 56.1%.

Under Armour Men’s Basketball Player of the Week – Week 3

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KHALIL THOMPSON
TACOMA - SOPHOMORE - GUARD

Khalil Thompson, Centennial HS, Las Vegas, NV, was instrumental in Tacoma's 3 game run at the Dale Bates Tournament where the unranked Titans defeated #1-ranked Spokane, #4 SW Oregon and Umpqua en route the championship.

On the weekend, Thompson went 21/41 from the arc (51%) while averaging 28.5 ppg, 4.0 rpg, 3.0 assists and picked 5 steals while only committing 3 fouls.

Thompson is currently 2nd in the league in scoring with 27.5 ppg, 13th in steals per game with 2.13 and 16th in free throw average with 85.1%

Under Armour Men’s Basketball Player of the Week – Week 2

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HUSSAYN FORD
PIERCE - SOPHOMORE - FORWARD

Hussayn Ford, Kentridge HS/ Kentridge, WA, put up strong numbers in three games vs. top opponents North Idaho, Big Bend, and Spokane. 

Pierce went 2-1 on the weekend taking a 2nd place finish at Big Foot-Cardinal Classic.  Ford and the Raiders stunned nationally ranked North Idaho 99-90 on their home floor.  He shot 65% from the floor on 24/37 shooting, averaged 20 ppg, 8.7 rebounds, and 1.3 steals during the tournament.

Under Armour Women’s Basketball Player of the Week – Week 2

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BOBBI WESTENDORF
TACOMA - SOPHOMORE - GUARD-FORWARD

In a pair games vs. Portland and Clark, Bobbi Westendorf, Kentridge HS / Auburn, WA, tallied 22 points per game, 14.50 rebounds per game, 3 steals per game and 3 blocks per game in leading the Titans to victory and improving to 4-1 on the season.

Westendorf is currently 3rd in NWAC scoring with 22.6 ppg, 2nd in rebounds with 14.8 rbg. 3rd in blocks with 15 (3.0 bpg) and 20th in 3-Pt field goal percentage with 50.0%.

Under Armour Women’s Basketball Player of the Week – Week 1

Brevin Brown Under Armour Men's Basketball Player of the Week Click to enlarge image

JORDAN STOTLER
UMPQUA - FRESHMAN - FORWARD

Jordan Stotler, Roseburg HS / Camas Valley, OR, led Umpqua to a 1st place finish at the Clackamas Thanksgiving invite.  She averaged 22.7 points, 4.7 assists, 15.0 rebounds, 2.7 steals, and 4.0 blocks in three games. 

In the championship game, Stotler put on a 29 point, 19 rebound, 7 block performance against Clackamas, playing all 40 minutes and was named tournament MVP.

Under Armour Men’s Basketball Player of the Week – Week 1

Brevin Brown Under Armour Men's Basketball Player of the Week Click to enlarge image

BREVIN BROWN
EVERETT - SOPHOMORE - GUARD

Brevin Brown, Cascade HS / Everett, WA, led Everett to 1st place finish at the Red Devil Classic earning MVP honors. He averaged 22.3 points, 2.0 steals, and shot 11/19 (58%) from the arc.

In the championship match, Brown torched Spokane for 22 points on 62% shooting including 50% from the arc to go along with 3 boards and 3 steals.

DREAMSEAT Basketball Players of the Week - Feb 24

VANCOUVER, Wa. - The Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges has named its DreamSeat/Seating Solutions Basketball Players of the Week for February 24, 2014.

MEN’S PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Feb 24

Bryce WhiteBryce White, Chemeketa
Freshman Guard

Chemeketa Community College freshman guard Bryce White has been named the DreamSeat/Seating Solutions Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges’ Player of the Week for February 24.

White helped keep Chemeketa’s (13-13; 9-5) playoff hopes alive in a 95-88 win last Saturday over Lane (12-16; 5-9). The win Saturday forced a win-or-go-home playoff match-up with Southern Region Rival Mt. Hood Community College (Monday, Feb. 24).

White started the week scoring 44 points on 15-23 shooting (65%) along with 11 rebounds, two assists, and a steal in a loss to Southern Region Co-Champions Portland Community College.

With a potential playoff bid on the line, White followed-up his performance with a 32-point (11-12; 92%), seven-rebound, three-steal, one-block outing in Chemeketa’s win over Lane. The win kept Chemeketa’s playoff hopes alive and forced a playoff match-up for the fourth and final seed in the Southern Region vs Mt. Hood.

The Portland, Oregon native will finish as the league’s third leading scorer this season with a 27.6 points-per-game average. Additionally, White will rank 15th in assists (3.76) per game. Currently, White is 19th in FG% with a 54.3% average, and 12th in FT% shooting 79.7% this season.

Also nominated: David Ware, Everett

Previous Selections
Dec. 9: Theo VandenEkart, Everett
Dec. 16: Kwinn Hanson, Spokane; Brendan Westendorf, Big Bend
Dec. 23 Sean Price, Clark
Dec 30: Stephen Walter, Columbia Basin
Jan 6: Dominique McClendon, Everett
Jan 13: Bryce White, Chemeketa
Jan 20: Kyle Impero, Whatcom; Collin Spickerman, Clark
Jan 27: Payton Pervier, Edmonds
Feb 3: Xavier Bazile, Peninsula
Feb 10: Mac Johnson, Mt Hood
Feb 17: Warren Edmondson, Portland; David Ware, Everett

WOMEN’S PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Feb 24

Morgan FreemanMorgan Freeman, Spokane
Sophomore Center

Community Colleges of Spokane sophomore center Morgan Freeman is the DreamSeat/Seating Solutions Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges Player of the Week for February 24.

Freeman helped Spokane clinch a berth in the NWAACC tournament with two wins this week over Yakima Valley (4-10; 8-19) and Big Bend (16-12; 6-8).

The win over Big Bend allowed Spokane to jump Big Bend in the standings and secure the East Region’s fourth seed.

Against Yakima Valley, Freeman shot 11-20 (55%) to score 26 points along with 10 rebounds, and three blocks in Spokane’s 65-48 win. Freeman followed up with 18 points (8/16; 50%), 11 rebounds, three steals, and one block in Spokane’s 72-59 win over Big Bend. Freeman averaged a double-double on the week with 22 points and 10.5 rebounds-per-game.

The Richland, Washington native finished 14th in NWAACC FT% at 75.9% on the season.

Also nominated: Michelle Bromagem, Wenatchee Valley, Kyndal Charleston, Umpqua; Laci Effenberger, Clackamas;

Previous Selections
Dec. 9: Shelby Snook, Lane
Dec 16: Marikah Wright, Lane
Dec 23: Riley Holsinger, Spokane; Jada Piper, Highline
Dec 30: Asia Smith, Umpqua
Jan 6: Aminata Cole, Southwestern Oregon
Jan 13: Brooke Bowen, Clark; Shelby Snook, Lane
Jan 20: Mar’shay Moore, Blue Mountain
Jan 27: Kayla Tiemersma, Whatcom
Feb 3: Ashli Payne, Umpqua
Feb 10: Riley Holsinger, Spokane
Feb 17: Laci Effenberger, Clackamas

DREAMSEAT Basketball Players of the Week - Feb 17

VANCOUVER, Wa. - The Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges has named its DreamSeat/Seating Solutions Basketball Players of the Week for February 17, 2014.

MEN’S CO-PLAYERS OF THE WEEK - Feb 17

Portland Community sophomore guard Warren Edmondson and Everett Community College sophomore guard David Ware have been named the DreamSeat/Seating Solutions Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges’ Co-Players of the Week for February 17.

Warren EdmondsonWarren Edmondson, Portland
Sophomore Guard

Edmondson helped keep Portland’s (18-8; 9-3) Southern District championship bid alive in wins over Mt Hood (19-6; 8-4) and Lane (12-14; 5-7). Portland, winners of three-in-a-row, now sits atop the South Region standings with a one game lead. Four other teams are currently tied for second place with 8-4 league records.

In Portland’s 85-77 win over Mt Hood, Edmondson scored 18 points on eight shots (6/8; 75%) including four-of-five on three point attempts. Edmondson also collected three assists, two rebounds, and one steal.

During Portland’s 72-66 win over Lane, Edmondson poured in 26 points, along with 14 rebounds, five assists, and three steals.

Edmondson finished the week averaging 22 points, eight rebounds, and four assists on 50% shooting.

The Vancouver, Washington native is currently 14th in NWAACC Free-throw shooting at 81.3% on the season.  

David WareDavid Ware, Everett
Sophomore, Guard

Ware led Everett College (12-14; 3-9) to a 80-72 win over North Region opponent Peninsula Community College (11-10; 5-7).

Ware collected 17 points, and 12 assists, grabbed four rebounds, and two steals, and zero turnovers in Everett’s win over Peninsula.  

In an 84-92 loss to Skagit Valley (17-8; 10-2), Ware added 22 points, nine assists, 10 rebounds, and two steals.

Ware averaged a double-double over the week with a 19.5 scoring average, and 10.5 assists per game. Ware was one assist shy of a triple-double in his game vs Skagit Valley. Ware also finished with a 3:1 assist-to-turnover ratio on the week.

The Las Vegas, Nevada native is first in NWAACC assists with 8.62 per game, and leads the NWAACC with 224 assists on the year. Ware is second in steals at 3.04 per-game. Ware leads the league in total steals with 79.  

Also nominated: Malik Barnes, Skagit Valley;

Previous Selections
Dec. 9: Theo VandenEkart, Everett
Dec. 16: Kwinn Hanson, Spokane; Brendan Westendorf, Big Bend
Dec. 23 Sean Price, Clark
Dec 30: Stephen Walter, Columbia Basin
Jan 6: Dominique McClendon, Everett
Jan 13: Bryce White, Chemeketa
Jan 20: Kyle Impero, Whatcom College; Collin Spickerman, Clark
Jan 27: Payton Pervier, Edmonds College
Feb 3: Xavier Bazile, Peninsula College
Feb 10: Mac Johnson, Mt Hood Community College

WOMEN’S PLAYER OF THE WEEK - Feb 17

Laci EffenbergerLaci Effenberger, Clackamas
Sophomore Guard

Clackamas Community College sophomore guard Laci Effenberger is the DreamSeat/Seating Solution Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges Player of the Week for February 17.

Effenberger led Clackamas (18-6; 7-4) with 22 points, and seven rebounds in a 54-60 loss to Chemeketa Community College (15-10; 6-4). She tallied three steals, two assists, and one block in the contest.

Effenberger followed up with 26 points, seven rebounds, one steal, and eight assists in Clackamas’s 81-66 win over South Region #1 Umpqua (20-6; 9-2), a win that sealed a trip to the 2014 NWAACC tournament for the Cougars.

The Ketchikan, Alaska native is second in NWAACC assists with 6.3 per-game; 13th in NWAACC scoring at 17 points-per-game; ninth in steals with a 2.7 average; and 15th in 3PT% at 36.4%.

Previous Selections
Dec. 9: Shelby Snook, Lane
Dec 16: Marikah Wright, Lane
Dec 23: Riley Holsinger, Spokane; Jada Piper, Highline
Dec 30: Asia Smith, Umpqua
Jan 6: Aminata Cole, Southwestern Oregon
Jan 13: Brooke Bowen, Clark; Shelby Snook, Lane
Jan 20: Mar’shay Moore, Blue Mountain
Jan 27: Kayla Tiemersma, Whatcom
Feb 3: Ashli Payne, Umpqua
Feb 10: Riley Holsinger, Spokane

 

DREAMSEAT Basketball Players of the Week - Feb 11

VANCOUVER, Wa. - The Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges has named its DreamSeat/Seating Solutions Basketball Players of the Week for February 10, 2014.

MEN’S PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Feb 11

Mac JohnsonMac Johnson, Mt. Hood
Sophomore Center


Mt. Hood Community College sophomore center Mac Johnson led Mt. Hood Community College (17-5; 6-3) to a 105-102 win over South Region opponent Chemeketa Community College (10-11; 6-3). The win moved Mt. Hood into a five-way tie for first place in the south region.

Johnson posted 30 points (55%), grabbed 11 rebounds (six offensive), three assists, and one block in the Saints win over the Storm.

The Spokane, Washington native is 13th in NWAACC scoring at 19.3 points-per-game while third in rebounding averaging 10.9 rebounds-per-game, and shooting 62.3% (fourth) on the season.

Previous Selections:
Dec. 9: Theo VandenEkart, Everett
Dec. 16: Kwinn Hanson, Spokane; Brendan Westendorf, Big Bend
Dec. 23 Sean Price, Clark
Dec 30: Stephen Walter, Columbia Basin
Jan 6: Dominique McClendon, Everett College
Jan 13: Bryce White, Chemeketa
Jan 20: Kyle Impero, Whatcom College; Collin Spickerman, Clark
Jan 27: Payton Pervier, Edmonds College
Feb 3: Xavier Bazile, Peninsula College

WOMEN’S PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Feb 11

Riley HolsingerRiley Holsinger, Spokane
Sophomore Guard

Community Colleges of Spokane sophomore guard Riley Holsinger led CCS (13-10; 5-5) to a 67-57 win over Blue Mountain (16-7, 5-5) and a 78-58 over Treasure Valley (0-10; 2-21) helping Spokane move into a tie for fourth-place in the east region.

Holsinger shot 9-18 (50%) from the floor while scoring 33 points, grabbing six rebounds, three assists, two blocks, and one steal in CCS’ win over Blue Mountain. Holsinger followed-up that effort with a 24-point, nine-rebound, five-steal, three-block performance against Treasure Valley.

The Spokane, Washington native leads the NWAACC in scoring with 22.5 points-per-game, second in blocks at 2.2, fourth in free-throw shooting at 81.4%, fifth in steals with 3.2 per-game, 12th in assists with four per-game,  19th  in rebounds with 7.9 per-game. Holsinger is in the top 20 for each of the six major statistical categories tracked by the NWAACC.

Previous Selections:
Dec. 9: Shelby Snook, Lane
Dec 16: Marikah Wright, Lane
Dec 23: Riley Holsinger, Spokane; Jada Piper, Highline
Dec 30: Asia Smith, Umpqua
Jan 6: Aminata Cole, Southwestern Oregon
Jan 13: Brooke Bowen, Clark; Shelby Snook, Lane
Jan 20: Mar’shay Moore, Blue Mountain
Jan 27: Kayla Tiemersma, Whatcom
Feb 3: Ashli Payne, Umpqua

 

DREAMSEAT Basketball Players of the Week - Feb 3

VANCOUVER, Wa. - The Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges has named its DreamSeat/Seating Solutions Basketball Players of the Week for February 3, 2014.

MEN’S PLAYER OF THE WEEK – February 3

Xavier BazileXavier Bazile, Peninsula
Sophomore Guard/Forward


Peninsula College sophomore G/F Xavier Bazile led Peninsula College (10-7; 4-4) to a 76-59 win over North Region opponent Whatcom College (13-5; 6-2).

Bazile posted 29 points (73%), grabbed 14 rebounds, three steals, three assists, and one block in Peninsula’s win over Whatcom.

The win put Peninsula within one game of a top-four position in the north region, and kept Whatcom in second place.

The Mount Tahoma, Washington native is seventh in NWAACC scoring at 22.5 points-per-game while 18th in free-throw shooting at 78.6%.

Also nominated: Mac Johnson, Mt. Hood

Previous Selections:
Dec. 9: Theo VandenEkart, Everett
Dec. 16: Kwinn Hanson, Spokane; Brendan Westendorf, Big Bend
Dec. 23 Sean Price, Clark
Dec 30: Stephen Walter, Columbia Basin
Jan 6: Dominique McClendon, Everett College
Jan 13: Bryce White, Chemeketa
Jan 20: Kyle Impero, Whatcom College; Collin Spickerman, Clark
Jan 27: Payton Pervier, Edmonds College

WOMEN’S PLAYER OF THE WEEK February 3

Ashli PayneAshli Payne, Umpqua
Freshman Guard

Umpqua freshman guard Ashli Payne led Umpqua College (17-5; 6-1) to wins over George Fox JV (76-51) and win over Portland (109-76) helping Umpqua to their seventh consecutive win to remain tied atop the South Region standings with Lane.

Payne tallied 14 points on 58% shooting and 10 rebounds in 26 minutes against George Fox JV.

Against Portland, she shot 18-24 (75%) from the floor including 5-5 from three, and 12-13 (92%) from the foul line en route to scoring 53 points.

Payne also gathered 11 rebounds to record her second double-double of the week, along with two assists, and two steals.

Payne’s 53 points are the NWAACC’s women's highest single-game scoring output this season.

The Bremerton, Washington native is fifth in NWAACC scoring with 18.8 points-per-game, fourth in rebounds with 10.3 per-game, 17th in field-goal percentage at 51%, and sixth in 3-point percentage at 38.6%.

Also nominated: LaKeisha Anger, South Puget Sound; Darian Gasseling, Wenatchee Valley; Courtney Nelson, Columbia Basin;

Previous Selections
Dec. 9: Shelby Snook, Lane
Dec 16: Marikah Wright, Lane
Dec 23: Riley Holsinger, Spokane; Jada Piper, Highline
Dec 30: Asia Smith, Umpqua
Jan 6: Aminata Cole, Southwestern Oregon
Jan 13: Brooke Bowen, Clark; Shelby Snook, Lane
Jan 20: Mar’shay Moore, Blue Mountain
Jan 27: Kayla Tiemersma, Whatcom

DREAMSEAT Basketball Players of the Week - Jan 27

VANCOUVER, Wa. - The Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges has named its Dreamseat Basketball Players of the Week for January 27, 2014.

MEN’S PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Payton PervierPayton Pervier, Edmonds College
Freshman Center


Edmonds College freshman center Payton Pervier, a 7-foot center, led Edmonds College (12-8; 4-3) to a 87-73 win over North Region opponent Olympic College (1-16; 1-6) and a 90-88 win over Everett College (11-10; 2-5).

Both road wins helped move Edmonds College into fourth place in the North Region. Edmonds has won three games in a row.

Pervier posted 23 points, 20 rebounds, two blocks, and one steal, and two assists in 17 minutes of action in Edmond’s win over Olympic. Against Everett, he added 30 points, 19 rebounds, seven blocks, and two steals in 30 minutes of action.

Pervier was a combined 15-16 (94%) from the foul line and finished his week with back-to-back double-doubles while averaging 26.5 points, and 19.5 rebounds per-game, along with 4.5 blocks per-game.
The Snohomish, Washington native has appeared in only seven games this season missing significant time at the start of the season due to injury.

Also nominated: Mishima Gray, Umpqua; Mac Johnson, Mt. Hood; Christopher Parker, Pierce; Andrew Reddout, Columbia Basin; Dustin Watts, Skagit Valley; Chris Parker, Pierce

Previous Selections
Dec. 9: Theo VandenEkart, Everett
Dec. 16: Kwinn Hanson, Spokane; Brendan Westendorf, Big Bend
Dec. 23 Sean Price, Clark
Dec 30: Stephen Walter, Columbia Basin
Jan 6: Dominique McClendon, Everett
Jan 13: Bryce White, Chemeketa
Jan 20: Kyle Impero, Whatcom College; Collin Spickerman, Clark

WOMEN’S PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Kayla TiemersmaKayla Tiemersma, Whatcom
Freshman Center

Whatcom freshman center Kayla Tiemersma led Whatcom College to two North Region wins over Everett and Shoreline.

Tiemersma opened her week with 22 points on 8-11 shooting (73%) to go along with her 14 rebounds, three assists, two blocks, and one steal to help Whatcom (10-7; 6-1) defeat north rival Everett (7-13; 4-3) 79-62.

Tiemersma followed-up with a 28-point (10-14; 71%), 13 rebound performance in a 74-48 win over Shoreline (3-12; 1-6). She also pitched-in three steals, two assists, and two blocks.

Tiemersma finished her week shooting 18-25 (72%) with 50 points (25 per-game), 27 rebounds (13.5), five assists (2.5 per-game), four steals (2 per-game), and four blocks (2 per-game).

The Lynden, Washington native is 14th in NWAACC rebounding with 8.2 rebounds per-game.

Also nominated: Amy DeLong, Walla Walla; Courtney Nelson, Columbia Basin; Arinesha Smith, Lower Columbia

Previous Selections
Dec. 9: Shelby Snook, Lane
Dec 16: Marikah Wright, Lane
Dec 23: Riley Holsinger, Spokane; Jada Piper, Highline
Dec 30: Asia Smith, Umpqua
Jan 6: Aminata Cole, Southwestern Oregon
Jan 13: Brooke Bowen, Clark; Shelby Snook, Lane
Jan 20: Mar’shay Moore, Blue Mountain

 

NWAACC Basketball Players of the Week - Jan 21

VANCOUVER, Wa. - The Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges has named its Basketball Players of the Week for January 21, 2014.

MEN'S CO-PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

Kyle ImperoKyle Impero, Whatcom
Sophomore Guard

Whatcom College sophomore guard Kyle Impero and Clark College sophomore forward Collin Spickerman have been named Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges Co-Players of the Week for January 20.

Impero led Whatcom College (11-4; 4-1) to a 76-50 win over North Region opponent Olympic College (1-14; 1-4) and a 63-61win over Bellevue College (10-8; 4-1) to help the Orcas move into a North Region second-place tie with Bellevue.

Impero posted 43 points, six rebounds, three steals, and two assists in Whatcom’s win over Olympic. Against Bellevue, Impero added 31 points, nine rebounds, two assists, and three steals. In all, Impero scored 74 points and collected 15 rebounds in only two games of action this past week.

The Everson, Washington native leads the NWAACC in scoring with 30.1 points-per-game, 13th in assists (4.5), and 18th in free-throw shooting percentage (80.3%).

Collin Spickerman
Collin Spickerman
, Clark
Sophomore, Forward

Spickerman led Clark College (14-1; 6-0) to wins over Tacoma (7-10; 2-5) 88-75, Grays Harbor (5-11; 2-4) 103-77, and Centralia (2-12; 2-4) 73-55.

Spickerman opened the week with a 23-point (10-22; 83%), nine rebound, six block, three steal, and two assist performance in Clark’s win over Tacoma.

He then followed-up with 26 points, 15 rebounds, six blocks, and two assists on 13-19 shooting (68%) in 28 minutes of play in Clark’s win over Grays Harbor.

In Clark’s third game last week, a 73-55 win over Centralia, Spickerman finished his week with 20 points, six rebounds, two assists, and two steals.

The Portland, Oregon native is 10th in NWAACC scoring with 20.1 points-per-game, fifth in rebounds per game (9.8), first in blocks (3.07; 46 on the season), and 10th in FG% at 58.6%.

Also nominated: John Fletcher, Treasure Valley

Previous Selections
Dec. 9: Theo VandenEkart, Everett
Dec. 16: Kwinn Hanson, Spokane; Brendan Westendorf, Big Bend
Dec. 23 Sean Price, Clark
Dec 30: Stephen Walter, Columbia Basin
Jan 6: Dominique McClendon, Everett College
Jan 13: Bryce White, Chemeketa

WOMEN'S PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Mar’Shay MooreMar’Shay Moore, Blue Mountain
Freshman, Guard

Blue Mountain freshman guard Mar’Shay Moore led Blue Mountain Community College to two East Region wins over Big Bend and Spokane. The two wins were Blue Mountains first two wins in the East Region this season.

Moore opened her week with 30 points on 15-28 shooting (53%) to go along with her 12 rebounds, three assists, and two steals to help Blue Mountain (13-5; 3-1) hand east rival Big Bend (15-4; 2-1) its first region loss, 77-75 in overtime.

Moore followed-up her 30-point game with a 32-point effort in a 76-65 win over Spokane (10-7; 2-2) Moore also pitched-in nine rebounds, five assists, and one steal.

The Vancouver, Washington native is second in NWAACC scoring with a 20.8 points-per-game average, and 18th in steals with 2.29 per-game.

Also nominated: Ashli Payne, Umpqua

Previous Selections:
Dec. 9: Shelby Snook, Lane
Dec 16: Marikah Wright, Lane
Dec 23: Riley Holsinger, Spokane; Jada Piper, Highline
Dec 30: Asia Smith, Umpqua
Jan 6: Aminata Cole, Southwestern Oregon
Jan 13: Brooke Bowen, Clark; Shelby Snook, Lane

 

NWAACC Basketball Players of the Week - Jan14

VANCOUVER, Wa. - The Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges has named its Basketball Players of the Week for January 13, 2014.

MEN’S PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Bryce WhiteBryce White, Chemeketa
Freshman Guard


Chemeketa Community College freshman guard Bryce White has been named Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges Player of the Week for January 13.

White led Chemeketa Community College (7-8; 3-0) to a 71-57 win over South Region rival Mt. Hood Community College (12-4; 1-2) and a 104-74 win over Umpqua Community College (4-11; 0-3) to help the Storm remain undefeated in region play, and tied atop the South Region standings. On the week, White was an efficient 24-35 (68%) from the field and 8-8 from the free throw line compiling 58 points, 12 rebounds, 12 assists, and two steals in two region wins.

White posted 31 points, four assists, two rebounds, and one steal in Chemeketa’s win over Mt. Hood. Against Umpqua, White added 27 points on 12-16 shooting, 10 rebounds, eight assists, and one steal in 28 minutes of action. White was two rebounds shy of a triple-double.
The Portland, Oregon native is third in NWAACC scoring with 27.1 points-per-game, 13th in assists (4.5), and 18th in free-throw shooting percentage (80.3%).

Also nominated: Alex Sattley, Lane; Elijah Smith, Skagit Valley

Previous Selections
Dec. 9: Theo VandenEkart, Everett
Dec. 16: Kwinn Hanson, Spokane; Brendan Westendorf, Big Bend
Dec. 23 Sean Price, Clark
Dec 30: Stephen Walter, Columbia Basin
Jan 6: Dominique McClendon, Everett College

WOMEN’S CO-PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

Brooke BowenBrooke Bowen, Clark
Sophomore Forward

Clark College forward Brooke Bowen helped Clark to two West Region wins over Lower Columbia and Pierce College extending Clark’s win-streak to nine games.

Bowen opened her week with 21 points on 8-12 shooting (67%) to go along with her five rebounds, five assists, and one steal to help Clark (11-2; 3-0) hand west rival Lower Columbia (15-4; 2-1) its first region loss, 95-81.

Bowen continued her consistent play recording a stat in every defensive category with 23 points (11-18; 61%), seven rebounds, nine steals, five assists, and one block in 23 minutes of playing time in an 87-53 win over Pierce College (4-10; 1-3).

The Vancouver, Washington native is ninth in NWAACC scoring with a 17.7 points-per-game average, and 17th in steals with 2.7 per-game.

Shelby SnookShelby Snook, Lane
Freshman Guard

Lane CC freshman guard Shelby Snook scored an NWAACC season-high 44 points  on 16 for 25 shooting (64%) while collecting 12 rebounds, and two assists in Lane’s (15-4; 2-1) 94-93 win over south region rival and  5th-ranked Umpqua CC (11-5; 2-1).

The win earned Lane its first region win on the year. Snook had a near triple-double in an 87-44 win over Mt. Hood (2-14; 0-3) contributing eight points, nine rebounds, and 10 assists to help Lane create a three-way tie for first in the South Region.

The Roseburg, Oregon native is second in NWAACC scoring with a 20.7-points-per-game average and fourth in assists with 5.2 per-game.

Also nominated: Bailey Nygaard, Walla Walla;  

Previous Selections
Dec. 9: Shelby Snook, Lane
Dec 16: Marikah Wright, Lane
Dec 23: Riley Holsinger, Spokane; Jada Piper, Highline
Dec 30: Asia Smith, Umpqua
Jan 6: Aminata Cole, Southwestern Oregon

 

NWAACC Basketball Players of the Week - Jan7

VANCOUVER, Wa. - The Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges has named its Basketball Players of the Week for January 7, 2014.

MEN’S PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Dominique McClendonDominique McClendon, Everett
Freshman Forward


Dominique McClendon led Everett College (10-5) to a 111-88 win over North Region rival Shoreline College (3-9) to help the Trojans begin region play 1-0.

He shot an efficient 12-15 en route to 26 points in 25 minutes of action in both team’s region opener.

McClendon pulled-in six rebounds along with three assists, and one block with only one turnover. McClendon was perfect on two-point field goals (11-11), while adding one three-pointer on four attempts.

Earlier in the week, McClendon led Everett to the Clackamas Holiday Tournament championship behind a 29-point (12-20), 10-rebound championship game performance in a 109-90 win over Yakima. McClendon was selected to the All-Tournament team.

The Spokane, Washington native is 10th in NWAACC scoring with 20.6 points-per-game, 17th in rebounding (7.7), seventh in blocks (1.3), and ninth in free-throw shooting percentage (82.9%).

Also nominated: DJ Anderson, Southwestern Oregon; Mac Johnson, Mt Hood; Colin Spickerman, Clark; Bryce White, Chemeketa;

Previous Selections
Dec. 9: Theo VandenEkart, Everett
Dec. 16: Kwinn Hanson, Spokane; Brendan Westendorf, Big Bend
Dec. 23 Sean Price, Clark
Dec 30: Stephen Walter, Columbia Basin

WOMEN’S PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Aminata ColeAminata Cole, Southwestern Oregon
Freshman Forward

Aminata Cole opened Southern Region NWAACC play with 22 points on 9-18 shooting (4-4 FT) to go along with her 18 rebounds (7 offensive), six blocked shots, and three steals to help Southwestern Oregon (12-5) outscore Mt. Hood (2-12) 18-2 on second chance points en route to a 61-46 win over Mt. Hood.

The Juneau, Alaska native leads the NWAACC in blocks with 2.4 per-game, and in total blocks (36) to go along with her 15.8 points-per-game (13th overall), and 11.8 rebounds-per-game (3rd overall) averages on 51.3 % shooting on the season (20th overall).

Also nominated: Ashley Albertson, Everett;Jasmine Gibbs-Brown, Clackamas

Previous Selections
Dec. 9: Shelby Snook, Lane
Dec 16: Marikah Wright, Lane
Dec 23: Riley Holsinger, Spokane; Jada Piper, Highline College
Dec 30: Asia Smith, Umpqua

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