Newton Ath­lete of the Week: For­ward So­nia For­ney

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

Af­ter lead­ing the Lady Rams with 17 points Satur­day against Cedar Shoals, Newton for­ward So­nia For­ney has been named the Newton Ath­lete of the Week.

For­ney helped Newton to its 14th vic­tory of the sea­son in the 78-41 non-re­gion road vic­tory, as the Lady Rams in-- proved their road record to 8-3.

For­ney also helped Newton pick up a re­gion rivalry vic­tory ear­lier in the week, scor­ing in dou­ble fig­ures with 11 points against Al­covy.

Newton downed the Lady Tigers 64-48 away from home.

For­ney started a 10-0 run against the Lady Tigers in the fourth quar­ter, scor­ing on a loose ball un­der­neath the bas­ket be­fore hit­ting a pair of late free throws to seal the win.

The Lady Rams travel to Rock­dale County tonight to take on the Lady Bull­dogs in re­gion play at 7 p.m.

Newton will host home con­tests against Wood­land and Mor­row be­fore trav­el­ing to Druid Hills in its next three con­tests.

An­thony Banks/the Cov­ing­ton News

For­ward So­nia For­ney has been named the Newton Ath­lete of the Week af­ter scor­ing in dou­ble fig­ures in the Lady Rams' vic­to­ries over Cedar Shoals and Al­covy.

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