Chipola's sanders is State Hoops Player of The Week

November 30, 2018

Courtajia Sanders

Courtajia Sanders

MARIANNA—Chipola College forward Courtajia Sanders is the Florida/NJCAA Region 8 Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for Nov. 27.

The sophomore from Bartow, FL,averaged 22.5 points, 5.8 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 2.5 steals and 0.8 blocks in four games during the voting period. Playing an average of 35.0 minutes per game, she shot 54.3 percent (38-of-70) from the floor and 73.7 percent (14-of-19) from the free throw line.

Sanders led the Indians to four road victories against Region 8 teams. She scored 27 points and eight rebounds in the first game of the road swing at Central Florida. Her best game of the week came in the Indians’shootout with Broward when she scored 31 points on 13-of-22 shooting.

The 9-0 Lady Indians are third in the FCSAA State Poll and number seven in the NJCAA National Poll.

Chipola hosts the Lady Indians Classic, Dec. 7-8. Chipola plays Central Georgia, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m., and FSCJ,Dec. 8 and 2 p.m. Number two Tallahassee also plays Central Georgia (5 p.m.,Dec. 7) and FSCJ (Noon, Dec. 8) in the classic.

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