02.05.2019 - [NCKS]

St. John's Junior Brady Palen has been named the Telephone and Cable Athlete of the Week.

Palen had a career week for the St. John's/Tipton Blujays boys basketball team last week.  In the two games, he averaged 26 ppg, 9 rpg and shot 83% from the floor (25-30).  On Tuesday in a 62-41 win over Thunder Ridge, he registered a career high 27 points on 13-14 from the field and had a double-double with 10 rebounds.  In the Blujays' 53-34 win over Wilson in Tipton on Friday night, Palen scored 25 points on 12-16 shooting and had eight rebounds.  For the season, Palen is now averaging 13.5 ppg, 8.3 rpg and 1.9 bpg for the 11-3 Blujays.

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