Spring Hill’s Miller, Tatum’s Allen named Players of the Week, more
By Jack Stallard , Jack Stallard
Feb. 12, 2018 at 11:16 p.m.
Spring Hill’s Kyren Miller and Tatum’s Essence Allen earned ETVarsity.com Basketball Player of the Week honors for performances in games played Feb. 5-10.
Miller helped lead Spring Hill to a pair of wins and at least a share of the District 15-4A championship, averaging 20 points per contest and connecting on 10 3-pointers in wins over Chapel Hill and Kilgore.
On Friday, in a 50-49 win over Kilgore, Miller finished with 19 points, hitting 5 of 9 triples and going 5-for-5 from the free throw line. In a win over Chapel Hill, he knocked down five more treys and scored 21 points.
Spring Hill sits at 20-12 overall and 8-1 in the league race heading into tonight’s regular season finale at home against Gilmer (5-4). The Panthers can clinch the outright championship with a win.
In other outstanding performances from around East Texas (nominated by coaches):
Spring Hill’s Tyler Caron scored 22 points against Kilgore and dropped in 20 against Chapel Hill to help the Panthers go 2-0 for the week.