Female Athlete of the Week : Jenna Mertz

Jenna Mertz continues to perform well for the Warriors


Image/Graphics by Two Guys and a Camera Photography

Jenna dribbles the ball in an attempt to maneuver her way through her opponents.

Jenna Mertz has been selected as Warrior Watch’s Female Athlete of the Week for the week ending 1/14/22. Mertz has continuously been proving herself on the Lady Warrior basketball team. She is a starter player on the team and plays as the team’s point guard, a position where she is able to rack up points for West Branch. Currently, Mertz is the leading scorer on the team. She has 87 points on the season so far, as well as 20 rebounds. She has been playing basketball since fifth grade and has grown to become a valuable player. She was named the Most Valuable Player at the West Branch Holiday Tournament a few weeks ago and continues to impress the West Branch community. Teammate on the Lady Warrior basketball team, Emily Parks has a few words about Mertz , “We can always count on Jenna in many of our close games and we always know she down to make a Tik Tok at any time.”

Facts About Jenna Mertz:

Grade: 10th

Parents: Cheryl Mertz

Siblings: Ashley Mertz

Future Plans: Graduate high school to then go play basketball in college and then see where life takes me from there.

Hobbies: Soccer, backetball, paddle boarding

Favorite Place: South Carolina

Favorite TV Show: Grey’s Anatomy