The Week 9 competition for the Ohio National Guard JJHuddle Ohio HS Girls Basketball Player of the Week is over. And it was a good one. Over 17,000 votes were cast and this week’s winner is…
ONG JJH Ohio Girls BKB Player of the Week
Week 9 Winner: Amber Neal, Ironton St. Joseph
Came through with a clutch performance (23 points and six 3s) as the Flyers beat rival Portsmouth Notre Dame for the second time this season 55-45. St. Joe had lost to ND six straight times prior. Also had 12 points (two 3s) in a 57-47 win over Fairview (Ky.).
Senior moved into fourth place in Stark County history with 1,793 career points thanks to a 22-point effort in a 65-44 win over Fairless. She also grabbed 16 rebounds.
Week 1: Rion Thompson, Lima Senior
Week 2: Tracy Weihe, Taylor
Week 3: Emily Thomas, Pickerington North
Week 4: Hayley Horstman, New Knoxville
Week 5: Katie Smith, Fairview Park
Week 6: Amy Bullimore, Little Miami
Week 7: Kaycee Rowe, Allen East
Week 8: Shayna Harmon, Teays Valley
Week 9: Amber Neal, Ironton St. Joseph
*Each Winner will receive a personalized banner from the Ohio National Guard & JJHuddle.