Ram of the week

The Covington News - - FRONT PAGE - MATT SMITH msmith@cov­news.com

Mercedes Booker earned Ath­lete of the Week hon­ors for Newton High School.

Af­ter pacing the Lady Rams with 10 points in its 51- 19 vic­tory over Druid Hills Tues­day night, Newton se­nior Mercedes Booker has been named the Newton Ath­lete of the Week.

Booker led a bal­anced scor­ing ef­fort against the Lady Red Devils, help­ing Newton to its sixth re­gion vic­tory of the sea­son.

The Lady Rams lead Re­gion 2- AAAAAA with an un­blem­ished 6- 0 record.

Booker also helped the Lady Rams down ri­val Rock­dale County this past weekend, con­vert­ing a late layup against the Lady Bull­dogs in Newton's 56- 45 win.

Booker has helped Newton win its last three games dur­ing a three- game home stand.

Booker and the Lady Rams re­turn to ac­tion tonight in re­gion play at home against Love­joy.

Game time is set for 6 p. m.

Newton will be off for a week af­ter tak­ing on the Wild­cats tonight and will re­turn to ac­tion against re­gion ri­val Al­covy on Jan. 24

An­thony Banks/The Cov­ing­ton News

Newton wing Mercedes Booker has been named Rams Ath­lete of the Week af­ter scor­ing 10 points to help the Rams de­feat Druid Hills Tues­day night.

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