Athlete of the Week

Jayden Buchanan

Athlete of the Week
Award Date
Jan 7, 2013
Nellie McClung Collegiate
Jayden Buchanan of the Nellie McClung/Pilot Mound/Cartwright Tigers hockey team is this week’s Tri-Star Rural High School athlete of the week. This 6’0” defensemen had three goals and an assist to help lead the Tigers to the Hazen Holiday tournament championship in North Dakota. In the last week of Zone 4 League Play before the holiday break he scored 3 goals and was a +5 in the Tigers two wins helping them move into third place overall. Coach Ryan Steppler states, “Jayden is a strong, hard working defensemen with a heavy shot that quarterbacks our power play. He plays 25-30 minutes per game and is a very good teammate that works his hardest on every shift. He has taken on a key leadership role in his grade 12 year”. This grade 12 student maintains an 83% average, while also participating in badminton, basketball, cross country, baseball and track & field.