Athlete of the Week
The Tire Recycle Rural Athlete of the Week is Riley Ens of the Carman Cougars basketball team.
This 6’2”wing has led the Cougars basketball team to an undefeated start this year, winners of both the Carman and the Steinbach Christian Tournaments. He is averaging 28 points, 14 rebounds, and 6 steals per game thus far and received MVP honours in Carman and All Star status at Steinbach Christian. Coach Larisa Ens states, “Riley is able to score consistently inside and out and his dynamic presence on the court continually spurs on his teammates on both offence and defence. His ability to maintain emotional control amongst adversity is remarkable.”
In grade 12, he maintains an 83% academic average, while also participating in hockey, volleyball, badminton, and track & field.