Athletes of the Week: Patton and Coller

Athletes of the Week: Patton and Coller

Chase Patton

Junior, St. Joseph-Ogden

Basketball

Recently: Scored the Spartans' first 15 points in the team's Class 2A regional title win against seventh-ranked Bismarck-Henning.

In his own words: "It was a big push for us after coming up short last year against Rantoul. We haven't won a whole lot as a group. We set this as a goal to come back to our place and play in a sectional."

I'm driving ... a Cadillac CTS.

I need concert tickets to ... Drake.

I'm always texting ... Hailee Robbins.

In five years, I'm ... hopefully playing college basketball.

Next year ... Hopefully we make it further than we do this year.

Favorite subject ... Strength training

Favorite athlete ... Kevin Durant

The best thing about being an athlete at St. Joseph-Ogden ... The fans

Honorable mention: Louis Acklin, St. Joseph-Ogden basketball; Taylen Alexander, Centennial basketball; John Brent, LeRoy wrestling; Taw Fredrickson, Fisher basketball; Cole Hasselbring, CPCI basketball; Dennis Hightower, Danville basketball; Aaron Larson, Unity basketball; Blake Lehmann, Central swimming; Justin Meyers, LeRoy wrestling; John Morrell, LeRoy wrestling; Gabe Omo-Osagie, Centennial swimming; Sam Stewart, Central swimming; Alex Thorson, Unity basketball

Sherelle Coller

Sophomore, Arthur-Lovington

Basketball

Recently: Placed in a two-way tie for sixth at state in Class 1A in the three-point shooting contest.

In her own words: "It was nice. I didn't get nervous until I actually stepped on the floor."

I'm driving ... Nothing yet. I have my permit.

I need concert tickets to ... Kelly Clarkson.

I'm always texting ... Kirk Whitaker.

In five years, I'm ... hopefully playing basketball in college.

Favorite subject ... History

Favorite athlete ... Michael Jordan

Favorite sport ... Basketball

The best thing about being an athlete at Arthur... You get a lot of experience playing a lot at a small school because there aren't a lot of people coming out. It's good for a small school.

Honorable mention: Chelsea Cross, Centennial basketball; Devin Curry, Watseka basketball; Stephanie Hintz, LeRoy basketball; Stephanie Howell, LeRoy basketball; Holly Huckstadt, Schlarman basketball; Molly Marcum, LeRoy basketball; Katelynn Martinez, Centennial basketball; Autumn Meyer, Tri-County basketball; Emily Schopp, LeRoy basketball; Shania Scurlock, Prairie Central basketball; Ashley Walker, LeRoy basketball; Cheyenne Weber, Paxton-Buckley-Loda basketball; Katie Woltkamp, LeRoy basketball

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