LLHoops Neast Beat Players of the Week

 

BOYS PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

 

Nate Kreitzer (5-9 senior guard) is one of several key players which have led Greater Nanticoke Area to a 6-0 start on the season.  In a 58-35 win over Riverside, he scored 21 points (with 3 triples).  In Saturday’s high-powered Conference Challenge, the senior connected on 9 points as the Trojans topped Holy Cross, 51-41.  Monday night, the talented guard netted 17 points (with 4 treys) in a 62-34 victory over West Scranton.  Finally, in Thursday night’s Wyoming Valley Conference tip-off against Wilkes-Barre Coughlin, Kreitzer connected on 10 triples (43 points total) including his career 1,000th in a 65-39 win over the Crusaders.              

 

George Tinsley (6-6 senior forward) continues to impress fans with his ability to change the momentum of a game toward his Abington Heights’ squad.  He helped lead the defending 5A state-champion Comets to a pair of come-from-behind road wins.  At Williamsport last week, he rallied his team for a 65-59 win over the Millionaires scoring 28 points.  In Saturday’ afternoon’s match-up at The Mecca, Pottsville was able to hold off the Comets in the final period as the Tide prevailed, 57-46.  Then, in Tuesday’s night’s much-awaited confrontation among District 2 powers, the Binghamton-bound senior netted 27 points as AH rallied from a 13-point second half deficit to defeat the Blue Knights, 52-50.

 

 

  

GIRLS PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

 

Moriah Murray (5-8 freshman guard) is playing a significant role in what is sure to be another memorable campaign for Dunmore.  The freshman guard netted 29 points (including 6 treys) in a 65-43 win over West Scranton.  In Monday’s impressive win over highly-regarded Holy Redeemer, she connected on 26 points (with 5 triples).  Then, in Thursday’s battle against District 11 East Penn Conference contender Parkland, Murray recorded 13 points to keep the Lady Bucks undefeated at 5-0.         

 

Gracie Guarino (5-6 senior guard) has Western Wayne (6-1) playing very well through their non-league schedule.  The senior guard hit 17 points as the Lady Wildcats defeated Lakeland, 61-30.  In their 39-33 victory Mid Valley, Guarino scored 10 points.  In Monday’s 40-25 win over Mountain View, she netted 11 points.  Finally, in Wednesday’s matchup against Lackawanna League Division 4 favorite Susquehanna Community, the senior contributed 8 points in a 36-30 win over the Lady Sabers.

 

 

 

 

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