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The Best from the Hard Court

Photos courtesy of Vancouver Sports Pictures and Northfield Photography
Photos courtesy of Vancouver Sports Pictures and Northfield Photography

The PACWEST is pleased to announce the basketball Athletes of the Week following Week 10 of the regular season.

Female Basketball Athlete of the Week
Amber Lease – VIU Mariners

She was all over the court this weekend for the Mariners as they captured a pair of victories against Island rival Camosun. On the road Friday, she collected 16 points, hauling in six defensive rebounds, dishing out eight assists, to go along with three steals. Then at home on Saturday she took her game to another level in leading the top seeded Mariners to a convincing win. She had 21 points, to go along with seven rebounds, six assists, and four steals.

Male Basketball Athlete of the Week
Christian Williams – Okanagan Coyotes

Williams played above the rim in two big road wins at Capilano University. On Friday he grabbed 21 rebounds and contributed 28 points. Then on Saturday he continued his big weekend by putting up a triple double, pulling down an impressive 22 rebounds, had 17 points along with an impressive 10 assists in helping the Coyotes win back to back games for just the second time all year.