Mitchell leading Darton on and off court - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Mitchell leading Darton on and off court

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

 

The Darton Lady Cavaliers sit in first place in the region standings at the halfway point of the season.

Their sophomore star Michelle Mitchell is a big reason why the Lady Cavs are in first place and ranked among the best junior college teams in the nation. 

The Eastman native has been named the region player of the week after her efforts in two wins last week.

Mitchell scored 28 points in Saturday's road win at Georgia Highlands that put the Lady Cavs in first place by themselves.

Head coach Lea Henry was counting heavily on Mitchell and fellow sophomores Chanteniece Fann and Crystal Reed in the team's freshman lineup.

And Mitchell has delivered the offense even with defenses designed to limit her production.

"Just being a great leader on the floor and off the floor. Make sure I am doing my role in keeping everybody going and keeping everybody focused," said Michelle Mitchell.

"The thing Michelle has had to learn this year is score against a zone defense. She has figured it out. That is something we are glad to see. She is understanding now how we go away and come back here. She gets space to do what she likes to do," said head coach Lea Henry.

Darton returns home to play Atlanta Metro at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday.

 

 

Copyright 2013 WALB.  All rights reserved.  

  • SPORTSMore>>

  • Critics: NFL decision chooses mainstream appeal over players

    Critics: NFL decision chooses mainstream appeal over players

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:01 PM EDT2018-05-24 00:01:58 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:44 PM EDT2018-05-24 01:44:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, middle, kneels during the national anthem before the team's NFL preseason football game against the San Diego Chargers...(AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, middle, kneels during the national anthem before the team's NFL preseason football game against the San Diego Chargers...
    Critics say the NFL's decision to force players to stand during the national anthem if on the field say the policy prioritizes the league's mainstream appeal over athletes.
    Critics say the NFL's decision to force players to stand during the national anthem if on the field say the policy prioritizes the league's mainstream appeal over athletes.
  • Lenny Dykstra accused of putting gun to Uber driver's head

    Lenny Dykstra accused of putting gun to Uber driver's head

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-05-23 21:13:53 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:44 PM EDT2018-05-24 01:44:41 GMT
    (N.J.) Police Department via AP). This image provided by the Linden (N.J.) Police Department shows Lenny Dykstra. Police say former Major League Baseball star Lenny Dykstra put a gun to his New Jersey Uber driver’s head when the driver declined to chan...(N.J.) Police Department via AP). This image provided by the Linden (N.J.) Police Department shows Lenny Dykstra. Police say former Major League Baseball star Lenny Dykstra put a gun to his New Jersey Uber driver’s head when the driver declined to chan...
    Police say former Major League Baseball star Lenny Dykstra put a gun to his New Jersey Uber driver's head when the driver declined to change the trip's destination.
    Police say former Major League Baseball star Lenny Dykstra put a gun to his New Jersey Uber driver's head when the driver declined to change the trip's destination.
  • 49ers' Foster won't stand trial on domestic violence charges

    49ers' Foster won't stand trial on domestic violence charges

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:12 PM EDT2018-05-23 23:12:10 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:59 PM EDT2018-05-24 00:59:29 GMT

    A Santa Clara County judge has ruled that San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster will not have to stand trial on domestic violence charges after the accuser recanted her allegations at a preliminary hearing.

    A Santa Clara County judge has ruled that San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster will not have to stand trial on domestic violence charges after the accuser recanted her allegations at a preliminary hearing.

Powered by Frankly