Triton’s Yeo an IBCA/ Pacers-Fever Player of the Week
BOURBON — Triton junior guard Clay Yeo has been named one of three boys honored as an Indiana Basketball Coaches Association/Pacers-Fever Player of the Week.
Yeo is joined by two other Class A boys players in Faith Christian senior Stephen Toyra and Edinburgh senior Jordan Burton along with three girls nominees in Akilah Sims of Fort Wayne Snider, Rachael Gregory of Indianapolis North Central and Amanda Moore of Seymour as honorees in the awards program sponsored by the Indiana Pacers and Indiana Fever.
All were cited for performances from Dec. 12 through Dec. 17.
Yeo, a 6-5 wing who has committed to Valparaiso University, averaged 25.5 points in two games to earn accolades in boys District 1. Yeo began his week with 20 points in Triton’s 39-33 victory over Bethany Christian and followed up with 31 points on 12-of-15 shooting with eight rebounds in the Trojans’ (5-2) 49-41 win over New Prairie.
This is the fourth season for the Pacers-Fever Players of the Week program coordinated through the IBCA. Winners are chosen each week from each of the IHSAA’s three districts. Girls winners will be chosen from now through the week following March 3. Boys winners will be chosen from now through the week following March 24.