Originally created 02/08/02

Players of the week



BOYS

Eric Marshall

Greenbrier

Year: Junior

Position: Guard/Forward

Highlights: Marshall scored 37 points in a 73-64 upset of No. 4 Statesboro on Tuesday, and he poured in 24 against Lakeside.

What they're saying: "Basically, he's a fundamentally sound basketball player. He has helped our ballclub tremendously, and it's rubbed off on our other ballplayers." - Coach Danny Black

GIRLS

Kikki Valentine

Ridge Spring-Monetta

Year: Junior

Position: Center

Highlights: Valentine averaged 20 points, 14.7 rebounds, three steals and 2.7 blocks per game last week while leading the Lady Trojans to three wins and the No. 1 ranking in the state.

What they're saying: "We've got one person pulling down half the rebounds on the team. You tell me what she means to the team. We depend on her to get our rebounds." - Coach Gail Johnson