DANVILLE (WCIA) — Schlarman junior Capria Brown is the WCIA 3 Athlete of the Week after leading the Hilltoppers to their second straight Class 1A state championship. The Xavier commit and first team All-State selection scored a team high 40 points in two games at Redbird Arena in Normal and says her play all starts with defense.
“I think really getting the steals and deflecting the passes and going for layups,” Brown said. “My defense has been working for me this year and last year and we’ve been really good at distracting the defender and I get the ball and just come down and score. It means so much for all of us. We worked so hard, the tears, the sweat, the yelling at each other, it just paid off.”
Brown is now eligible for a $500 scholarship we’ll give away to one weekly winner in December. To vote for the next Athlete of the Week, click here: https://www.wcia.com/athlete-of-the-week