Rainbow Comm. Athlete of the Month: Zane Richter

Zane Richter is this months Rainbow Commnications Athlete of the Month. (submitted photo)
By: Sports in Kansas - Chet Kuplen
Jan 14, 2016

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Jackson Heights senior Zane Richter has been named the Rainbow Communications Northeast Kansas Athlete of the Month for his play over the month of December. 

Richter, a 6-foot-3 senior shooting guard, has been on fire over the last two basketball seasons for the Cobras. The 2A all-state selection is averaging 27 points per game this season. Richter really had a big December as he averaged 30.5 points per game over four games in the month. His biggest night came when he scored 47 back on December 15th in a 78-52 win over Pleasant Ridge. Richter is shooting the ligths out with his 51 percent average from three pointer. 

Jackson Heights, who is undefeated at 7-0, is the eighth ranked team in the latest Kansas Basketball Coaches Association (KBCA) poll. The Cobras will take on Horton this Friday.


Rainbow Communications and Sports in Kansas will be 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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