The PACWEST is pleased to announce the basketball Athletes of the Week following week 2 of the PACWEST season.
Female Basketball Athlete of the Week
Rachel Beauchamp – Douglas Royals
In her two games against the strong island teams, the PACWEST leading rebounder Rachel Beauchamp continued her strong play on the glass. In the Royals win on Friday night, she led the team 25 points, 17 rebounds, and three blocks. In Saturday’s loss against VIU’s formidable defense, the Royals struggled to score. Despite being held to only six points, Beauchamp grabbed 12 rebounds and had two blocked shots.
Male Basketball Athlete of the Week
Antonio Jhuty – Langara Falcons
Antonio had two great games leading the Falcons to a pair big wins this past weekend. On Thursday night he led the charge on offense, hitting five-three pointers finishing with 37 points, eight rebounds and seven assists against the CBC Bearcats. On Saturday night against the Okanagan Coyotes, the Falcons clung to a 2-point lead late in the game. Antonio made a tough lay-up and three straight free throws to seal the game. He finished the night with 30 points, three rebounds, and a steal.