Brenna Eilert, 5-foot-10 senior at Beloit-St. Johns/Tipton, has been named the Nex-Tech Wireless Central Kansas Athlete of the Month for her play over the month of December.
Eilert, an all-state selection since her freshman year in 1A-II, is averaging 19 points per game, 7.2 rebounds per contest, and 1.8 steals. She has led her team, who is now up a division to 1A-I, to a 5-0 record so far in 2016-2017. Her best game of the year came back on December 6th where she scored a season high 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in a 40-25 victory over Lakeside.
Eilert is also an all-state track and field athlete and was part of the state champion 4x400 relay as a sophomore in 2015 in 1A.
St. Johns/Tipton, who won the state title in 1A-II two years ago in 2015, is currently ranked #6 in 1A-I this season in the latest KBCA poll released right before the holiday break.
Sports in Kansas and Nex-Tech Wireless are in partnership over the 2016-2017 school year to release a Central Kansas and Western Kansas Athlete 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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