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 Edmondson, Portland
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 Ware, Everett
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;
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 Effenberger, Clackamas
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%.
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