By Robert Przybylo
It was one month ago today that the Santa Fe girls were able to take out the North girls and earn a commanding lead in the Metro Conference.
Ever since, Kevin Korstjens’ girls have not lost. In fact, besides one barn-burner with Memorial, the Huskies have looked like a team possessed.
It continued last week, with a big (and relatively easy) 3-0 week that has earned the team Edmond Player of the Week.
Junior Elizabeth Donohoe, of course, has been sensational. There are certain players where you just don’t have any more to say about, and she’s one of them.
The Huskies have received good balance from TaNita Dewberry and Anna Kimsey while the backcourt has stepped up its offensive production.
Combine a couple of Santa Fe losses with the HUGE loss of Jimi Blagowsky, and all the sudden, Tuesday’s game is now for the conference championship (I’ll be there).
Courtney Walker, Santa Fe, Basketball: Trying to steady the ship without Blagowsky, Walker has been solid as always but will need to be even better.
Alie Decker, Memorial, Basketball: Hey, don’t forget about this freaky sophomore, either. Decker was phenomenal in a blowout win against Moore.
Ashley Gibson, Deer Creek, Basketball: The freshman might be the best 6th man in the class and nearly helped lead Antlers to Suburban Conference title.
Mike Menzel, North, Basketball: Had a huge outing in ending the losing streak against Choctaw and followed with a solid game in win against Yukon.
Mahlon Jones, Santa Fe, Basketball: After tough loss to PC West, Jones made sure team bounced back in wins vs. Yukon and Choctaw.
Obi Emegano, Memorial, Basketball: Nothing out of the ordinary but can make a statement Monday (I’ll be there) against Southmoore.
Hayden Wagner, Deer Creek, Basketball: Wagner hit five 3s in the Antlers’ biggest win of the season against Western Heights. To put it in perspective, the Jets won the Suburban Conference title.
Typ Whinnery, Deer Creek, Swimming: Dominated the pool at the Suburban Conference championships and is easily one of the best all-around swimmers in the state.
Heath and Nolan Boyd, Deer Creek, Wrestling: The Boyds were great at Dual State, helping lead the Antlers to a second-place finish.
Sam Eccles, North, Wrestling: Earned a fall in North’s loss to Union in the semifinals of Dual State, but Huskies have had tremendous season.