Athlete of the Week
The Tire Recycle Urban Athlete of the Week is Justin Garcia of the West Kildonan Wolverines basketball team.
This 6’1” guard has been averaging 23 points, 10 rebounds and 2 blocks per game. He was named MVP of the Gordon Bell tournament finishing with 37 points, 12 rebounds, 7 steals and 3 blocks. He has lead the Wolverines to a record of 5-2 in league play (KPAC) and 11-4 overall. Coach Robin Quintana states, “Justin is an outstanding competitive player who has led by example for the Wolverines this season. Justin is our leader and helps his teammates whenever he can. He plays very good defence averaging 2 blocks and 4 steals per game while also maintaining his 23 points per game. Additionally he has been shooting 47% from the 3 point line and 88% from the free throw line”.
In grade 12, he maintains an 85% academic average, while also participating in volleyball.