By NEMS Daily Journal
A pair of Blue Mountain College athletes were selected TranSouth Athletic Conference Players of the Week on Tuesday.
Jessi Hayles earned the award in women’s basketball, while
Channing Sanders was named pitcher of week in baseball.
Hayles, a senior from Pontotoc, averaged 20.7 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists a game last week. Hayles also had a pair of 25-point games.
For the week, Hayles shot 49 percent (23-47) from the field and 52 percent (11-21) from threepoint range.
Sanders, a junior from Ackerman, threw the first no-hitter in school history and struck out nine against Tougaloo last Saturday.
He is the first BMC baseball player to earn the award.