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March 30, 2015                                                         IBCA Director of Special Projects

 

Four from title teams selected as Players of the Week

Curry, Holba, Moore and Roy chosen IBCA/Subway recipients for week of March 23-28

 

        Homestead junior Tahj Curry, Guerin Catholic senior Matt Holba, Park Tudor senior Bryce Moore and Barr-Reeve senior Duncan Roy each sparked his team to a state championship, and all four players are recipients this week in the in the IBCA/Subway Player of the Week program.

        This is the final week for the awards program overseen by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association for 2014-15, and the four players recognized helped their teams to respective titles in Class 4A, Class 3A, Class 2A and Class A.

        Curry was cited for boys' District 1, while Holba and Moore shared boys' District 2 honors. Roy collected accolades for boys' District 3 for the week of March 23-28.

        The 6-2 Curry scored 23 points, including 21 in the second half and overtime, as Homestead rallied for a 91-90 victory over Evansville Reitz for the Class 4A championship. Curry also contributed five rebounds and five assists while hitting 7-of-13 shots and 9-of-10 free throws for the Spartans (29-2).

        Holba produced game highs of 29 points and 14 rebounds in leading Guerin Catholic to a 62-56 come-from-behind triumph over Griffith for the Class 3A crown. The 6-6 forward added three steals and four blocked shots as the Golden Eagles (22-8) claimed their second state title in four years. The Lehigh recruit made 10-of-17 shots, 1-of-2 3-pointers and 8-of-14 free throws.

        The 6-3 Moore poured in a game-high 31 points with six rebounds and six assists as Park Tudor defeated Frankton 73-46 for the Class 2A title. A Western Michigan recruit, Moore converted 10-of-14 shots from the field, 2-of-4 3-pointers and 9-of-11 free throws in propelling the Panthers (26-2) to their fourth 2A crown in the past five seasons.

        Roy scored 17 points with five rebounds and one steal to pace Barr-Reeve to its first Class A championship, a 65-50 victory over Marquette Catholic. The 6-5 forward sank 5-of-12 shots, including 3-of-7 3-pointers, plus 4-of-4 free throws as the Vikings completed their season with a 27-2 record.

        This is the seventh season for the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association Player of the Week program and the third season it is presented by Subway Restaurants of Indiana, a banner sponsor of the IBCA. Subway, in its fifth season as an IBCA sponsor, encourages athletes to "train hard and eat fresh."

        Player of the Week winners are chosen each week from each of the IHSAA's three districts. This is the final group of weekly winners for 2014-15. Look for the program to resume in November for 2015-16.

 

Other nominees for Week 20 (2014-15)

        District 1 boys -- Ryan Fazekas, Marquette Catholic; Tremell Murphy, Griffith.

        District 2 boys -- Austin Compton, Frankton.

        District 3 boys -- Alex Stein, Evansville Reitz.

 

2014-15 winners

        Nov. 10-15 -- District 1 girls: Claire Cromer, Wabash. District 2 girls: Lindsey Corsaro, Roncalli. District 3: Ali Patberg, Columbus North, and Jackie Young, Princeton.

        Nov. 17-22 -- District 1 girls: Darby Maggard, Fort Wayne Canterbury. District 2 girls: Alexis Shannon, Noblesville. District 3 girls: Kaitlynn Henning, Charlestown.

        Nov. 24-29 -- District 1 boys: Hyron Edwards, East Chicago Central. District 1 girls: Skylar Ostrowski, DeKalb. District 2 boys: Luke Callahan, Danville. District 2 girls: Jayla Scaife, Muncie Central. District 3 boys: Ryan Welage, Greensburg. District 3 girls: Dominique McBryde, Bedford North Lawrence.

        Dec. 1-6 -- District 1 boys: Devin Cannady, Mishawaka Marian. District 1 girls: Jordyn Frantz, NorthWood. District 2 boys: K.J. Walton, Brownsburg. District 2 girls: Kristen Spolyar, Lebanon. District 3 boys: Everett Duncan, Evansville Harrison, and Andrew Scott, South Knox. District 3 girls: Jackie Young, Princeton.

        Dec. 8-13 -- District 1 boys -- Wes Davidson, Fort Wayne Blackhawk Christian. District 1 girls -- Riley Popplewell, South Central (Union Mills). District 2 boys -- C.J. Walker, Indianapolis Tech. District 2 girls -- Destiny Perkins, Richmond. District 3 boys -- Jaylen Minnett, Terre Haute South. District 3 girls -- Emily Sullivan, Evansville Memorial, and Jackie Young, Princeton.

        Dec. 15-20 -- District 1 boys -- Reontre Lawrence, South Bend Riley. District 1 girls -- Darby Maggard, Fort Wayne Canterbury. District 2 boys -- Jimmy King, Roncalli. District 2 girls -- Sydney Shelton, Mt. Vernon (Fortville). District 3 boys -- Josh Speidel, Columbus North. District 3 girls -- Michaela Kikendall, Morristown.

        Dec. 22-27 -- District 1 boys -- Sean McGee, Fort Wayne North. District 1 girls -- Deja Wimby, Fort Wayne Snider. District 2 boys -- Joey Brunk, Southport. District 2 girls -- Brooke Sugg, Fishers. District 3 boys -- Ryan Welage, Greensburg. District 3 girls -- Olivia Crozier, Madison.

        Dec. 29-Jan. 3 -- District 1 boys -- Ryan Topper, Bremen. District 1 girls -- Karissa McLaughlin, Homestead. District 2 boys -- Dylan Windler, Perry Meridian. District 2 girls -- Kristen Spolyar, Lebanon. District 3 boys -- Nick Macon, Madison. District 3 girls -- Jackie Young, Princeton.

        Jan. 5-10 -- District 1 boys -- Chandler Aspy, Westview, and Johnny Rosenbaum, LaCrosse. District 1 girls -- Dana Evans, Gary West. District 2 boys -- Pat Bacon, Lawrence North. District 2 girls -- Lindsey Corsaro, Roncalli. District 3 boys -- Josh Speidel, Columbus North. District 3 girls -- Baylee Krueger, Jennings County.

        Jan. 12-17 -- District 1 boys -- Caleb Swanigan, Homestead. District 1 girls -- Kyleigh Kubik, LaPorte. District 2 boys -- Chandler Spring, Covington. District 2 girls -- Lamina Cooper, Lawrence North. District 3 boys -- Lane Weaver, Mooresville. District 3 girls -- Maddie Roark, Trinity Lutheran, and Kayana Traylor, Martinsville.

        Jan. 19-24 -- District 1 boys -- Damien Jefferson, East Chicago Central, and Justin McCoy, Garrett. District 1 girls -- Darby Maggard, Fort Wayne Canterbury. District 2 boys -- Harris Brown, Indianapolis Howe. District 2 girls -- Laurhen Pickett, Twin Lakes. District 3 boys -- Ryan Welage, Greensburg. District 3 girls -- Claire Rauck, Providence.

        Jan. 26-31 -- District 1 boys -- Hyron Edwards, East Chicago Central. District 1 girls -- Kaitlin Doud, Portage, and Michal Miller, Michigan City. District 2 boys -- Skyler Kolli, International. District 2 girls -- Kristen Spolyar, Lebanon. District 3 boys -- Jaelan Sanford, Evansville Reitz. District 3 girls -- Sierra Hudson, Shakamak.

        Feb. 2-7 -- District 1 boys -- Ben Jackson, Gary Lighthouse CPA. District 1 girls -- Karissa McLaughlin, Homestead. District 2 boys -- Ryan Curry, New Palestine. District 2 girls -- Jessica Organ, Riverton Parke. District 3 boys -- Robert West, Evansville North. District 3 girls -- Zuriel Sanders, Evansville Central.

        Feb. 9-14 -- District 1 boys -- Joe Line, Fairfield. District 1 girls -- Emma Wolfe, Fort Wayne Bishop Luers. District 2 boys -- Matt Holba, Guerin Catholic. District 2 girls -- Sydney Shelton, Mt. Vernon (Fortville). District 3 boys -- Myles Ervin, Floyd Central. District 3 girls -- Jackie Young, Princeton.

        Feb. 16-21 -- District 1 boys -- Ryan Fazekas, Marquette Catholic, and Paul Forman, Churubusco. District 1 girls -- Anne Secrest, Tippecanoe Valley. District 2 boys -- Luke Callahan, Danville, and Ryan Cline, Carmel. District 2 girls -- Brittany Ward, Pike. District 3 boys -- Gannon Myers, Martinsville, and Ben Sellers, Evansville Mater Dei. District 3 girls -- Samantha Dewey, Triton Central.

        Feb. 23-28 -- District 1 boys -- Eugene German, Gary 21st Century Charter. District 1 girls -- Taylor Kranenburg, Oregon-Davis. District 2 boys -- Malik Bennett, Southport. District 2 girls -- Tyasha Harris, Heritage Christian. District 3 boys -- Matthew Husband, Lanesville. District 3 girls -- Ali Patberg, Columbus North.

        March 2-7 -- District 1 boys: Drew Hackett, Munster. District 1 girls: None. District 2 boys: Tahjai Teague, Pike. District 2 girls: Tyasha Harris, Heritage Christian, and Cameron Onken, Lafayette Central Catholic. District 3 boys: Austin Sappenfield, West Vigo. District 3 girls: Ali Patberg, Columbus North, and Jackie Young, Princeton.

        March 9-14 -- District 1 boys: Blake Berger, LaVille. District 2 boys: Cooper Neese, Cloverdale. District 3 boys: Ryan Welage, Greensburg.

        March 16-21 -- District 1 boys: Caleb Swanigan, Homestead. District 2 boys: Joel Okafor, Richmond. District 3 boys: Logan James, Barr-Reeve, and Alex Stein, Evansville Reitz.

        March 23-28 -- District 1 boys -- Tahj Curry, Homestead. District 2 boys -- Matt Holba, Guerin Catholic, and Bryce Moore, Park Tudor. District 3 boys -- Duncan Roy, Barr-Reeve.

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