TOP MALE ATHLETE
Hunt capped a big week that included four pins in five matches by winning the competitive Lackey (Charles County) Tournament over the weekend in the 145-pound division. The senior grappler was the lone Seahawk to win an individual title, as the team finished 6th in a 17-team field.
Starting off the week with a pin over a Northeast opponent, Hunt roared through the Lackey Tournament unbeaten. His first two victories came via first-period falls; he went into the second period for a pin in his third bout.
Ranked second in the state, Hunt defeated fourth-ranked Vince Higgs of Thomas Stone (Charles County) for a second time this season, taking the 145-pound final with a narrow 4-3 decision over Higgs.
TOP FEMALE ATHLETE
Lazor fired in a career-high 26 points, grabbed 15 boards, dished out three assists and had two steals Thursday night as the Eagles snapped a two-game skid with a 55-42 victory over Class 4A Glen Burnie.
Coach Calvin Vain's Class 2A Eagles ran their overall record to 4-2 as Lazor, a 5-11 senior, led the way.
Despite two more losses and an 0-6 start in its inaugural boys hoop season, North County has been getting steady play from Prince, a 6-foot senior guard.
Prince pumped in a season-high 32 points Thursday night in a 74-56 pounding at the hands of Meade. The classy backcourter sank all seven of his free-throw attempts while hitting a dozen field goals, one from three-point range.
On Tuesday, Prince banged in a game-high 14 points in a 61-48 loss to Glen Burnie.
INDOOR TRACK, MALE
Hodge set a new county standard in the high jump Friday at the Anne Arundel County Relays, at Baltimore's 5th Regiment Armory. Hodge jumped 6 feet 6 inches, beating the old record by 4 inches
INDOOR TRACK, FEMALE
Reusing took one of the two individual field events in the Anne Arundel County Relays Friday. The Patriot athlete copped the shot put event with a toss of 29 feet 10 inches, topping her nearest opponents by almost 3 feet.
Selected by the sports staff of The Anne Arundel County Sun for the week ending Dec. 22 . Only players nominated by coaches and the public are selected for the Players of the Week column. Nominations must be phoned to Pat O'Malley's 24-hour Sportsline, 647-2499, absolutely no later than 11 p.m. Sunday for inclusion in Tuesday's paper.