12.20.2018 - [NCKS]

Beloit Junior Vincent Palen has been named the Telephone and Cable Athlete of the Week.

Palen is the leading scorer for a Beloit Trojans team that is off to a 6-0 start to end the first semester.  In the last two games, Vincent is averaging 23 ppg for the Trojans in wins over Ellsworth and Phillipsburg.  On Friday, Beloit won 68-50 over the Bearcats behind 25 points on 6-12 shooting, 5-8 from three-point land and 8-9 from the free throw line for Palen.  On Tuesday, the Trojans picked up a 66-61 win over Phillipsburg.  Palen added another 21 points, shooting 9-10 from the floor and 3-3 from beyond the arc.  On the season, Palen is averaging 16.8 ppg and shooting 50% (30-60) from the floor, 40% (10-25) from three and 74% (14-19) from the charity stripe.

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