02.09.2017 - [NCKS]

Thunder Ridge Senior Kassie Bretton has been named the Telephone and Cable Athlete of the Week.

Bretton has been the leader all season for the Thunder Ridge Lady Longhorns basketball team that is 11-4 to this point.  In the past week, Kassie scored 23 in Thunder Ridge's 73-32 win over Sylvan-Lucas on Friday, 2/3.  On Tuesday, 2/7, Bretton scored 22 points in a 54-30 win over Franklin (NE).  Earlier this season, Bretton scored 30 or more in back-to-back games, registering a career high 32 at Pike Valley in a 62-24 win on 1/24 and she followed that with 30 points in a 54-51 overtime loss to Southern Cloud on 1/27.  She is now averaging 19.8 ppg on the season and has made 21 3-pointers, while also averaging 5.5 rpg and 2.3 spg.

We will announce the winners each week. Remember, you can nominate an athlete from any school sport.