Girls Athlete of Week: Branch fuels Clear Creek
Brentney Branch, Clear Creek
• Notable: The junior scored 24 points on Tuesday night in a victory over Brazoswood and 24 points on Saturday in a victory over Pearland. She also had nine assists and seven steals in the two contests.
• Quotable: "Brentney has been critical. She has put the team on her shoulders in some big must wins, and we rely heavily on her."
— Clear Creek coach Jana Williams
• Cailey Cotner, Memorial: Cotner had two goals in a 4-1 win over Mayde Creek on Saturday.
• Akunna Elonu, Elsik: The senior post had 28 points and 12 rebounds in a victory over Alief Taylor on Saturday.
• Amanda Frederick, Cypress Creek: Frederick had three goals in a win over Cypress Ridge on Saturday.
• Veja Hamilton, Klein Collins: The guard put up 21 points in a win on Tuesday and 28 points in a win on Saturday.
• Alexis Jackson, Yates: The guard had 21 points on Saturday in a win over Waltrip to keep the Lions perfect in district with an 11-0 record.
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