Michaela Puckett Named Player of the Week by Ohio National Guard

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Vinton County senior forward Michaela Puckett had a game to remember on Jan.  11 against the Alexander Lady Spartans. Her 34 point, 11 rebound performance in the Lady Vikings’ 71-69 victory earned Puckett the Ohio National Guard Girls Basketball Player of the Week for Week 6.

In addition to recording a double-double, Puckett surpassed 1,000 career points in the game. The 5-foot-10-inch forward scored the go-ahead basket with a few seconds remaining to give Vinton County the win.

Puckett scored 24 of her 34 points in the fourth quarter and overtime. She also tallied three assists, two blocks and two steals in the victory.