East­side Ath­lete of the Week: guard An­thony Hen­der­son

The Covington News - - SPORTS - MATT SMITH msmith@cov­news.com

With a scor­ing out­burst against ri­val New­ton Satur­day af­ter­noon, East­side se­nior guard An­thony Hen­der­son earned the Ea­gles' Ath­lete of the Week nod, help­ing East­side de­feat the Rams 5849.

Hen­der­son scored 20 points in the ri­valry win, while drain­ing four 3-point­ers againt the Rams.

Hen­der­son had strug­gled in the Ea­gles pre­vi­ous con­tests, but came back with a ven­gence against the Ea­gles' chief ri­val.

“I kept be­liev­ing,” Hen­der­son said. “I had a cou­ple (of) rough games, but I came back with a pos­i­tive at­ti­tude.”

The win al­lowed the Ea­gles to split with the Rams this sea­son af­ter New­ton took the open­ing game of the sea­son se­ries at East­side.

Hen­der­son com­bined with team­mate Treyvon Francis for 32 of the Ea­gles' 58 points.

East­side re­turns to ac­tion this week on the road Fri­day in re­gion play at Ch­es­ta­tee at 8:30 p.m.

The Ea­gles re­turn to ac­tion at home on Jan. 24 against John­son.

An­thony Banks/The Covington News

East­side guard An­thony Hen­der­son has been named the Ea­gles' Ath­lete of the Week af­ter lead­ing East­side with 20 points against New­ton.

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