Riley Sides, junior guard at Northern Valley, has been named the Nex-Tech Wireless Western Kansas Athlete of the Month for his performance over the last month of the 2017-2018 basketball season.
Sides, a 6-foot-1 guard, has averaged 17.6 points per game, 5.8 rebounds per game, 4.5 assists per game and 2.1 steals per contest. Sides has been one of the most complete players in the small school classes over the 2017-2018 season. He also has Northern Valley to a 15-1 mark this season as they rank #2 in 1A-II in the KBCA Poll.
Northern Valley will be back in action on Friday as they take on Triplains/Brewster.
Sports in Kansas and Nex-Tech Wireless are in partnership over the 2017-2018 school year to release a Central Kansas and Western Kansas Athlete(s) of the Month, two separate monthly honors. Schools west of Russell, Kansas (including Russell) in the Nex-Tech Wireless footprint (click to see) qualify to be nominated for the Western Kansas Athlete of the Month and schools East of Great Bend (including Great Bend) qualify to be the Central Kansas Athlete of the Month (click to see). You can nominate an athlete over the last seven days of the month by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, please provide stats.
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