Taylor, Harrill chosen at Athletes of the Week
by Staff Reports
Watauga's Athlete of the Week for the week of Dec. 2-Dec. 8 is Anne Taylor, a member of Watauga's swim team.
Taylor, a junior, picked up victories in the 100-meter butterfly and the 100-meter backstroke in a meet against Freedom, Hibriten and South Caldwell on Dec. 4. She also swam on Watauga's meet-winning 400-meter relay team and on the Pioneers' 200-relay team that finished second.
Taylor followed a week later in a meet against Freedom and Patton with victories in the 200-freestyle and the 100-butterfly. She was also included on Watauga's winning 200-relay team.
Watauga basketball player Jay Harrill won the school's Athlete of the Week award for the week of Dec. 9-15. The award is chosen by the school's athletic department.
Harrill scored 60 points in three games during that week, including 25 in a 61-43 Watauga win over Alexander Central on Dec. 11. Harrill also grabbed nine steals and 19 rebounds during that time period.
The award is sponsored by Five Guys Burgers and Fries.