Winton’s double-double lands her Player of the Week award – Nov 20, 2013


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 Winton’s double-double lands her Player of the Week award – Nov 20, 2013

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22-year old forward Shalonda Winton (180-F-91) had an amazing evening in the last round for Musel Pikes and receives a Player of the Week award for round 6.
She had a double-double of 26 points and 11 rebounds, while her team outclassed, the league’s bottom-ranked team Racing (#8, 0-6) with 71-point margin 106-35. Musel Pikes is placed at 3rd position in Luxembourg Total League. They would have been even better if they did not have these two lost games earlier in Regular Season. Musel Pikes will need more victories to improve their 4-2 record. Winton turned to be Musel Pikes’ top player in her first season with the team. Cleveland State University graduate has very impressive stats this year. Winton is in league’s top in rebounds (8th best: 10.2rpg) and assists (7th best: 4.2apg).Second best performed player last round was Christina Marinacci (185-F-91) of top-rankedT71Dudelange. She is American forward in her first season atT71Dudelange. In the last gameMarinacci recorded impressive 32 points, 6 rebounds and 2 assists. Of course she leadT71Dudelange to another comfortable win 86-71 over the lower-rankedAmicale (#7, 1-5) being unquestionably team leader. Of courseT71Dudelange still keep the league’s top spot. A very good start of the season for her team, which won so far all 6 games without any defeat.Marinacci is a newcomer atT71Dudelange and quickly became one of team’s most reliable players. She belongs to the best scorers in the league with 27.2ppg (#1). She also registered 13.3 boards per game.Third place about best performers goes to forward Bridget Yoerger (180-F/C-87) of AB Contern (#5). Yoerger showcased her all-around game by recording 18 points, eight rebounds and six assists in the last round. She was a key player of AB Contern, leading her team to a 76-52 easy win against slightly lower-ranked Sparta (#6, 2-4). AB Contern needs these victories very badly if they think about getting closer to top teams. Their record at this point is 3 victories and 3 lost games. Yoerger has a great season in Luxembourg. After only 6 games, she made it on the list of the league’s leaders in rebounds with 10.5rpg (6th best) and assists with 4.7apg (3rd best).
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