Written by Michael Florek
Girls basketball player of the week (1/21): McKinney North's Alexis Mason
What she did: Mason led the way with 46 points, 13 steals and nine assists as McKinney North beat Sherman and Royse City this week to collect two more district victories and extend its winning streak to 17 games.
Who she is: A 5-10 senior guard
The stats: Mason is averaging 15.9 points, 4.6 rebounds, 4.7 steals and 4.4 assists.
She said it: “It’s sunk in. All four years of high school, we made it pretty far. This year, we’re trying to make it all the way. Since it’s my senior year, it’s kind of like big to me.”
Coach said it: “She’s very versatile, that’s what I love about her. But she’s got the greatest passion for the game of any kid I’ve ever coached. What more could you want out of a kid? — Michael Oldham
Did you know? Mason has signed her letter of intent to play
for Abilene Christian. … She also plans on running track this spring.
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