The Neuse News Athletes of the Week
Trey McLawhorn, Arendell Parrott, football
McLawhorn was a vital part of the Patriots’ offense as the team defeated Grace Christian 51-36 Oct. 4. The senior had 32 carries for 243 yards and three touchdowns, while also catching five passes for 64 yards.
Favorite food: Ribs
Favorite musical artist: Khalid
One place he would like to travel to: Australia
Follow him on Instagram at: @thm_1 and also on Twitter at @thm_11
His favorite victory: Winning the state championship over St. David’s in 2016 as a freshman
Aale’Yah Garris, Ayden-Grifton, volleyball
Garris had a pair of strong games to help the Chargers get victories over Greenville Rose and West Craven. The senior totaled 10 kills in the contest against the Rampants Sept. 30, then followed with seven kills and seven service aces against the Eagles Oct. 3.
Favorite food: Crab legs
Favorite musical artist: NBA Youngboy
One place she would like to travel to: Brazil
Follow her on Instagram at: @aaleyahgarris
Her favorite victory: Last year’s playoff victory over Croatan, helping the team reach the fourth round of the NCHSAA 2A state playoffs