Templeton, West, Lancaster, Cooper Recognized as Players of the Week
This week’s athletes of the week are Vanessa Templeton, Tyler West, Nate Lancaster and Chase Cooper – all from Tyler Consolidated.
Templeton had two big game in the Boggs Roundball Classic with 16 points in the consolation win over Clarksburg Notre Dame along with nine points and seven boards in the loss to Valley. Templeton plays a good all around game and seems to be coming on more lately as a scorer. She has a nice shot from around 15 feet.
West, a freshman, has been filling in nicely scoring and hitting the boards. He also handles the ball well and makes good decisions. Friday, West had 12 points and six boards in the loss to Valley and came back with 12 points and four rebounds on Saturday against North Marion. He has a nice shooting touch and can knock down the three or go to the bucket.
Cooper recently got his 100th wrestling win in the St. Mary’s Alumni tournament. Despite having a slight shoulder injury, Cooper opened up the OVAC Ron Mauck tournament with a pin against his opponent from Bridgeport in his first match in the 145 pound weight class.