Sydney Dent, senior at Pleasanton High School, has been named the Labette Bank Athlete of the Month for her play over the month of January. Dent went over the rare 1,000 point milestone for points in a career in the month for the Blu Jays.
Dent, a 5-foot-10 guard/forward, is averaging 17.3 points per game over the 2015-2016 season. She is just shy of averaging a double-double as she also pulls down 8.9 rebounds per contest. Dent has scored 1,088 points over her four year career (79 games) for a career average of 13.8 points per game. She has averaged over double figures in each of the last three seasons and averaged just over nine points as a freshman. Although a big scorer, she also averages 3.3 steals per game and over two assists.
Pleasanton, who plays in the Three Rivers League, is currently 9-6 on the season with a 3-2 league record. They will host Uniontown (10-6, 4-2) in a TRL matchup on Friday.
Sports in Kansas: Kansas-Sports.Com (@sportsinkansas) and Labette Bank are in partnership to release an athlete of the month from the Southeast Kansas area once a month over the 2015-2016 school year. The athlete will be released and selected by @sportsinkansas with a feature on Kansas-Sports.Com. Nominations of athletes will be accepted during the last seven days of each month.
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Labette Bank Athlete of the Month Nomination Criteria
-Athlete (girl or boy) must play in the CNC, Pioneer, SEK, or TRL Leagues in Kansas.
-Selection will be based on the play of that athlete over the period of that month. All stats and info must be provided.
-All nominations are accepted with selection process being handled and finalized only by @sportsinkansas. Coaches are encouraged to nominate their own athletes or athletes from opposing schools.
-Nominations MUST be emailed. Please email email@example.com during the last seven days of the month to nominate your athlete!