Athlete of the Week
The Tire Recycle Rural High School Athlete of the Week is Brendan Turnbull of the Morden Thunder hockey team.
This 5’8” left winger, lead the Thunder through the first round of the playoffs scoring 9 goals and adding 6 assists in 3 games. This strong play was a continuation from the regular season where Brendan lead the Zone IV league scoring 44 goals in 24 games, while adding 34 assists for a total of 78 points. These were the largest single season totals in both Goals and Points in the last 25 years of Zone IV league play and lead to him being selected as the Zone IV League MVP. Coach Lee Kowalski states, “Brendan has been paramount to the Morden Thunders success all season. He is the catalyst to any offensive success our team has while also positively leading his teammates through his determination and effort game in and game out. Extremely coachable, sportsmanlike and humble”.
This Grade 11 student maintains an 80% average.