Neuse News Athletes of the Week

Neuse News Athletes of the Week

A.J. Dupree, Greene Central, football

Dupree was all over the field in the Rams' 38-35 victory over C.B. Aycock on Aug. 24. The senior registered 201 yards rushing on 14 carries and two touchdowns on offense, while racking up seven tackles and a 97-yard interception return for a score defensively.

Favorite food: Fried chicken

Favorite artist: Meek Mill

One place he would like to travel to: Hawaii

If he could change one thing about himself: it would be the ability to become taller, which would make things easier for him

Emily Dykes, Ayden-Grifton, volleyball

Dykes played a pivotal role in the Chargers winning games against North Pitt and Farmville Central last week. The junior had 14 kills and two blocks against the Panthers on Aug. 21 before adding 10 kills against the Jaguars the following day.

Favorite food: Hot Cheetos

Favorite artist: Cardi B

One place she would like to travel to: Australia

If she could change one thing about herself: Nothing, because she was made this way for a reason

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