Dairy Farmers of Manitoba Athlete of the Week
The Urban High School Athlete of the Week is Chris Turner of the Westwood Warriors basketball team.
This forward for the Warriors averaged 37 points per game in a seven-game stretch. In that 7 game stretch he had 3 games over 40 points, highlighted by a 53-point performance. He led the Warriors to a Provincial AAAA JV Basketball Championship berth and the championship of the Warriors home tournament. Athletic Director Brian Schmeichel states, "A couple of key injuries have forced Chris to take on a greater roll offensively and defensively for the team. He has definitely accepted this challenge and then some. Chris is extremely coachable and a great teammate."
In Grade 10, he maintains an A average.