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Allen named Player of Week

BNL’s Jorie Allen was named IBCA Player of the Week for District 3.

By Justin Sokeland

BEDFORD – Bedford North Lawrence senior Jorie Allen was named the District 3 Player of the Week by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association.

Allen averaged 20.3 points and 9.7 rebounds in three games as the Stars claimed their eighth consecutive sectional title in school history, won their regional semifinal, then fell to Center Grove in the regional championship.

Allen, an Indiana University recruit, had 17 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists during the 56-34 win over Jennings County in the Class 4A sectional final at New Albany. She added 21 points and 15 rebounds in the 51-33 victory over Center Grove in the regional semifinal.

In the regional final, Allen capped her career with 23 points and 7 rebounds as the Stars (23-6) fell to the Knights 54-48. In those three games, Allen was 24-of-44 from the field and hit 13-of-17 free throws.