Rainbow Comm. Athlete of the Month: Laura Macke

Laura Macke is having another big season for Nemaha Central.
By: Sports in Kansas - Chet Kuplen
Jan 11, 2018

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The Rainbow Communications Northeast Kansas Athlete of the Month for their play over the month of December is Nemaha Central senior girls' basketball player, Laura Macke.

Macke, a 6-foot-1 forward, for the Thunder is a Kansas State signee that is ranked as high as the 53rd best wing in the nation according to ESPN HoopGurlz. After earning all-state honors last season in leading the Thunder to a fourth place finish by scoring over 15 points per game, she is topping that this season by averaging 17.8 points and 6.7 rebounds per contest in 2017-2018. She has NC off to a number three ranking in the latest KBCA Poll released on Monday. 

Nemaha Central went 6-0 before the break and have since went 2-1 to give them an 8-1 mark on the season. They will be back in action on Monday against Perry-Lecompton. The Thunder's only loss came to last years 4A-II state runner-up Jeff West in overtime.

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Rainbow Communications and Sports in Kansas are in partnership to release an athlete of the month from the Northeast Kansas Area at the beginning of the following participation month. To nominate (last 5 days of the month) send email to admin@kansas-sports.com.

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