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January 12, 2009 Wesley's Rashawn Johnson And York's Keli Ward Selected For Weekly Basketball Awards

Wesley senior guard RASHAWN JOHNSON (Selbyville, Del./Sussex Tech) and York senior guard KELI WARD (Nottingham, Pa./Oxford) were selected as the CAC Basketball Players of the Week for Jan. 12, 2009.

 

MEN'S BASKETBALL

Wesley senior guard RASHAWN JOHNSON (Selbyville, Del./Sussex Tech) was named CAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week for the second time this season after averaging 27 points in a pair of conference victories and becoming the first player in Wolverine history to reach the 2,000-point plateau. Johnson knocked down 33 points, with help from five offensive rebounds, in a four-point win at Stevenson Thursday. Two days later, Johnson tallied 14 of his 21 scores in the final 20 minutes, including his 2,000th-career point, in a come-from-behind victory over visiting Marymount to keep the Wolverines undefeated in CAC play.

 

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

York senior guard KELI WARD (Nottingham, Pa./Oxford) was named the CAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week for the second time this season after averaging 21 points, 5.5 rebounds, 8.5 assists and 2.0 steals in a pair of Spartan victories, including a midweek upset win at 17th-ranked Mary Washington that snapped a 35-game home-court win streak for the Eagles. Ward tallied 19 points and dished out a career-high and school record 13 assists against UMW. Saturday, Ward knocked down 16 of her game-high 23 points in the second half to help YCP pull away from Salisbury. Her 1,242 points rank eighth on York's career scoring list.