Iowa City High’s Ashley Joens – SSN National Girls Basketball Player of the Week

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Iowa City High’s Ashley Joens – thanks to @LittleHawkSport

(1-16-17) (#2 – 5A) Iowa City High (13-0)  (Junior 5’11 Guard) Ashley Joens is this week’s SSN National Girls Basketball Player of the Week.

This week Joens in a win 73-35 win over Cedar Rapids Washington,scored a game-high 29 points (FG 10-14 FT – 7-8) . On Friday the Junior scored 23 points and added 7 rebounds in a 59-40 win over #7 (4A) Cedar Rapids Xavier 59-40.

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Joens, who has already committed to Iowa State,  is averaging 21.6 points a game and 11.3 rebounds per game, she also joined the 1,000 point club in early December.

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Regis Jesuit’s (COLO) Fran Belibi SSN’s National Girls Basketball Player of the Week

(1-8-17) This week’s SSN National Girls Basketball Player of the Week is Regis Jesuit (Aurora, Colorado) Sophomore Fran Belibi (6’1 Forward).  Belibi became the first high school girl in Colorado history to dunk a basketball during a game.  The dunk took place on Friday (1-6-17) night in a 78-23 win over Grand Junction.  The dunk received national attention and went viral on social media.

What was overlooked in that game, Belibi scored 21 points (10-12 FG), had 8 rebounds, 6 steals, 4 blocked shots and 2 assists.  She would top that off on Saturday (1-7-17) night with a double-double against Fairview, she would score 23 points (9-12 FG), 15 rebounds and 3 blocked shots in a 69-52 win.

 

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