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Male Athlete of the Week: Joel Evans

Joel Evans has a steady presence on offense and defense for the Warrior Basketball team.
Image/Graphics by Matthew Eirich
Joel Evans makes contact and goes for a lay-up against Mount Union.

Joel Evans, sophomore, has been named Male Athlete of the Week of Warrior Watch for the week ending on 01/21/23. Joel has had a steady presence on both the offensive and defensive sides of the ball for the Warrior Basketball team this season. Last week defensively, Joel added several rebounds when the Warriors faced Northern Cambria. Later into the week, Joel added 17 more rebounds for the Warriors against Mount Union on Friday, January 20th. On the offensive side of the ball, Joel racks up several points for the Warriors every game. Against Nothern Cambria, Evans put 11 points on the scoreboard. On Friday, when the Warriors faced Mount Union, Joel put seven points up for the Warriors.

Teammate Brody Rothrock said, “Joel is entertaining to watch from the sidelines. You can tell by watching him that he is always putting his best effort at games and practices.”

Facts about Joel:

Parent(s): Mike and Jen Evans

Sibling(s): Corrin and Lauren

Pet(s): One dog named Ellie

Favorite Basketball Memory: Alley-oop at Bald Eagle

Favorite Fast Food: Chick-Fil-A

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About the Contributors
Emily Parks, Staff Writer
Hi! I’m Emily Parks, a senior at West Branch. I participate in varsity soccer, basketball, and track. I am also vice-president of the class of 2023, president of Student Government, secretary of Varisty Club, and a member of the National Honor Society. After high school, I plan to become a physician assistant or pediatrician. 
Matthew Eirich, Staff Writer
Hi! My name is Matt Eirich and I’m a writer for Warrior Watch. I’m a senior and I play for the soccer, football, and baseball teams here at West Branch. I am also involved with the band, choir, and drama programs here at WB.