The Neuse News Athletes of the Week
Judah McBynum, Kinston, basketball
McBynum had a pair of strong games last week to help Kinston go 2-0. The senior poured in 16 points in a 94-56 victory over Ayden-Grifton on Feb. 5, then followed with a career-high 25 in a 62-58 win against West Craven three days later. McBynum scored 20 in the second half against the Eagles.
Favorite food: Fried chicken
Favorite musical artist: NBA Youngboy
One place he would like to travel to: Australia
His dream job: entrepreneur, to make a lot of money independently
Taliyah Jones, Kinston, basketball
Jones played a strong role in helping the Vikings pick up a pair of easy victories. The junior nearly outscored Ayden-Grifton by herself with 20 points in a 67-22 win Feb. 5 and followed with 14 in a 67-43 victory over West Craven three days later.
Favorite food: Chicken alfredo
Favorite musical artist: Lil Baby
One place she would like to travel to: Miami
Her dream job: private investigator, because she’s pretty good at figuring things out