High school athletes of the week: Reagan Reed, Evan Helker turn in strong performances

Find out who earned The Oklahoman's athlete of the week honors.
by Ryan Aber and Scott Wright and Jason Kersey Published: March 14, 2012
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Tennis

Reagan Reed, Edmond North

Reed, playing No. 2 doubles, has won all three tournaments she's participated in so far this season. She's won tournaments at Jenks, Owasso and Tahlequah while being paired with Kristen Bomhoff and Jaci Smith.

Boys soccer

Evan Helker, Edmond Santa Fe

Helker, a goaltender, made five saves in the No. 9 Wolves' 2-1 win over No. 6 Edmond Memorial on Tuesday. Santa Fe is 2-0.

Girls soccer

Courtney Dike, Edmond North

Scored three goals in Class 6A No. 5 Edmond North's 4-0 win over Class 5A No. 2 Deer Creek on Tuesday. The Huskies are 1-1, with the loss coming in a shootout against No. 2 Jenks.

 

Boys track

Garrett McGrady, Bethany

McGrady set the school record in the shot put with a throw of 54 feet, 11 inches at the Putnam City West Invitational this week. The record had stood since 1982. McGrady's throw was one of the longest of the year in any class.

Girls track

Dietra Reece, Norman North

The senior sprinter won the 200 meters with a time of 25.79 and the long jump at 17 feet, 1/2 inch at Norman's Greg Byram Classic on Monday. Reece also came in second in the 100 in a time of 12.41.

Boys golf

Rustin Purser, OCS

With a round of 68, Purser cruised to a seven-shot win at Purcell, also helping the Saints to a 15-stroke team victory.

Girls golf

June Tigert, Mustang

Tigert shot a 72 to win by three strokes at El Reno, while also leading Mustang to a 27-shot team victory. Tigert edged teammate Charter Lawson and Altus' Megan Blonien, a three-time state champion in Class 5A.

by Ryan Aber
Reporter
Ryan Aber has worked for The Oklahoman since 2006, covering high schools, the Oklahoma City RedHawks, the Oklahoma City Barons and OU football recruiting. An Oklahoma City native, Aber graduated from Northeastern State. Before joining The...
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by Scott Wright
Reporter
A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene. He has been a beat writer for football and basketball at Oklahoma and...
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by Jason Kersey
OU Sports Reporter
Jason Kersey became The Oklahoman's OU football beat writer in May 2012 after a year covering high school sports and OSU recruiting. Before joining the newspaper in November 2006 as a part-time results clerk, he covered high school football for...
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