By Jeremy Mcdonald
SALEM, Ore.– The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club has honored Salem Academy’s Lexi Herber (Girls Basketball), South Salem’s Tanner Stonerock (Boys Basketball), Sprague’s Brook Byers (Boy’s Wrestling) and South Salem’s Halley Barram (Girls Basketball) for the Week of January 21.
Here’s the press release:
The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week, from Salem Academy Girls Basketball, is Lexi Herber. Lexi, a freshman, plays guard for the 13-3 Crusaders. Lexi helped Salem Academy get off to a strong start in league when she averaged 17 points, 5 boards, 5 steals, and 3 assists last week in wins over Culver and Sheridan. Lexi shot efficiently, hitting 48% from the field including 43% from beyond the arc, while shooting 100% from the free throw line.
Congratulations Lexi from the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club”
The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week, from South Salem Boys Basketball, is Tanner Stonerock. Tanner, a senior, plays post for the Saxons who are 1-2 in league. Tanner has had multiple 20 point games this season for South, and scored 14 points in the first half of the tough 2-point loss to Mountain View. Coach Travis Brown says that “Tanner shows great leadership as a senior.”
Congratulations Tanner from the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club!
The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week, from Sprague Wrestling, is Brook Byers. Brook is a senior for the Olys. Brook competed in the Reno Tournament of Champions, a prestigious regional tournament that draws top wrestlers from top high school programs. At the tournament he went 8-1 earning a 3rd place finish in a 64-wrestler bracket. Brook is only the second wrestler in Sprague wrestling history to do so. Brook is currently 18-1 on the season and has committed to wrestle at Stanford for the Cardinal.
Congratulations Brook from the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club!
The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week, from South Salem Girls Basketball, is Halley Barram. Halley, a senior, plays guard for the 8-4 Saxons. Against Sprague she had 22 points and 5 boards. Against McKay she repeated with 5 boards while adding 10 points. Coach Adrian Lewis added, “Halley has been a rock for the Saxons as they have battled some injuries and COVID. She is the unquestionable leader of this team on and off the court. She has been vocal during these tough times and does a great job keeping the girls together.”
Congratulations Halley from the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club!
High school sports matter.