Athlete of the Week: Sara Mendel


This week’s athlete of the week (12/27) is Sara Mendel from Ava High School.

Mendel is a junior on the Ava girls’ basketball team.

So far her play has the Lady Bears seeded in the annual Pink & White Tournament.

Earlier in the season, she recorded a 16-point, 14-rebound double-double against Logan-Rogersville.

She also had a 21-point, 10-rebound double-double effort against Lebanon.

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Once more, congrats to this week’s athletes of the week, Sara Mendel from Ava High School.

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