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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Shelbi Wilson

Shelbi Wilson is a senior guard for the George Rogers Clark girls basketball team. Wilson put up 11 points on 5-of-7 shooting in the Lady Cardinals’ win over Bourbon County Tuesday night. She has been effective from the floor all season long, shooting 50.4 percent from the field this year, the third-best percentage in the region.

Wilson also created problems for the Lady Colonels’ Tuesday night on the defensive side of the ball, disrupting their offense the entire game.

QUESTION: What’s your favorite part about playing basketball?

WILSON: My favorite part would be being in the locker room with my team and having that adrenaline rush right before the game.

Q: Do you have any athletes you try to model your game after?

W: No not really honestly. I just try to play the best version of myself.

Q: What team goals did you set before the season?

W: Making it back to Rupp for my senior year.

Q; Did you set any personal goals before the season?

W: To help lead my team on both ends of the floor by scoring more and getting defensive stops.

Q: What’s your favorite memory playing basketball?

W: All of my favorite memories have been here at GRC, but my favorites are going to state the past two years.

Q: Who has had the most impact on your basketball career?

W: I would say my dad. He has always critiqued me on my game and gave me advice every day, all while being my No. 1 fan.