Newton Ath­lete of the Week: Guard Jalen Glover

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

Af­ter lead­ing the Rams with 21 points against re­gion foe Love­joy, Newton guard Jalen Glover has been named the Newton Ath­lete of the Week.

Glover was in­stru­men­tal in help­ing the Rams to their 14th vic­tory of the sea­son, knock­ing down five 3-point­ers in the win to move Newton to 5-2 in re­gion play.

Glover's per­for­mance helped Newton avenge a 56-48 road loss to the Wild­cats in the Rams' sea­son-open­ing road re­gion con­test.

Glover opened up the con­test against Love­joy with back-to-back shots from be­yond the arc, as Newton cruised to a 5034 win.

Glover also fin­ished with 10 points against Druid Hills dur­ing the Ram's Jan. 14 win over the Red Devils.

Newton re­turns to ac­tion tonight on the road at Al­covy in a Re­gion 2-AAAAAA rivalry con­test. Game time is set for 8:30 p.m.

The Rams will travel to Cedar Shoals on Satur­day be­fore re­turn­ing home on Jan. 28 to take on Luella. Newton has re­main­ing re­gion con­tests against Rock­dale County, Mor­row and Druid Hills.

An­thony Banks/The Cov­ing­ton News

Newton guard Jalen Glover has been named the Newton Ath­lete of the Week af­ter lead­ing the Rams with 21 points against Love­joy.

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