Sparkplugs News · Valentine named IBCA District 2 Player of the Week


The Indiana Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) named junior Drew Valentine its District 2 Player of the Week.

Friday night, the Sparkplugs celebrated Senior Night with a double overtime win over International.   It was the team’s final regular season performance at the Morris Pollard Gymnasium and Valentine posted a monster performance to help the seniors celebrate.

Drew was 12-15 from the field, 12-13 from the free throw line and he also contributed seven rebounds, seven assists, and five steals while scoring 37 points against the Gryphons.

The varsity Sparkplugs play their regular season and ICC finale this Friday at Triton Central.   Sectional play begins next week.

 

Speedway Junior Drew Valentine might only be 5-7, but he packed a big punch last Friday night in the Sparkplugs’ 84-76, double overtime win against Indianapolis International. Valentine was a stellar 12-15 from the field and 12-13 from the free throw line, as he torched the nets for 37 points in the outing. The Junior guard also contributed seven rebounds, seven assists, and five steals in the contest.