Jamie Gleeson

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Hermann Basketball Player Jamie Gleeson. Jamie is off to a terrific start to the season, averaging 18.7 points and 9.7 rebounds per game. She is a good all around athlete and led Hermann to the Class 2 Volleyball Championship this past fall. Gleeson is a major threat inside and is shooting just under 60 percent from floor. She is also averaging just under four steals per game. Jamie is a good student and plans to play basketball in college. She recently broke the career rebounding record at Hermann High School and now has 729. Shelby Winkelmann was the old record holder. In addition, Jamie has surpassed one thousand points for her high school career. Gleeson scored 12 points and pulled down eight rebounds in a 60-34 win over St. Clair Thursday night.

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Sophomore Guard Kyra Hardesty. Kyra scored 59 points in a game against Pacific leading the Lady Jays to an 85-80 overtime win over the Lady Indians. She shot 61% from the floor, hit 20-of-33 field goal attempts, seven of 11 beyond the arc and 12-of-15 free throws. For the season, Kyra is averaging 21.4 points, three rebounds, 3.72 assists and 2.24 steals per game.

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SPORTS CORNER

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Michael Del Zotto and Wayne Simmonds scored 1:50 apart during a three-goal third period as the Flyers beat the Blues 3-1 in Philadelphia. Jaden Schwartz opened the scoring in the first period for St. Louis, which slipped to 2-1-and-1 on its five-game road trip. Brian Elliott stopped 28 of the 30 shots he faced in defeat. The Blues take on the Maple Leafs tomorrow night in Toronto.