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Female Athlete of the Week: Sade Jacobs
by Bobby Tedder
btedder@neighbornewspapers.com
December 12, 2012 10:41 AM | 1268 views | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Sade Jacobs
Sade Jacobs
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All signs point to Luella’s Sade Jacobs evolving into a force to be reckoned with.

The 5 foot 9 freshman guard gave the Lady Lions faithful a glimpse into her potential with a 18-point, six-rebound night against Rockdale County to start the season.

“She’s just a freshman — the sky’s the limit for her right now,” said Luella coach Michelle Smith. “She’s just a raw talent.”

“She’s naturally strong … we post her a little bit, but she can take the ball off the boards, get it and go.”

Perhaps the finest quality a promising young player can possess is a strong work ethic. Jacobs is no exception.

“She works hard all around — she’s one of those scrappy kids,” Smith said. “She’s a hard worker and she’s very coachable.”

The Lady Lions fan base might as well get used to the sight of Jacobs putting her athleticism on full display — snatching rebounds from opposing players and dribbling coast to coast for transition bucket after transition bucket. Other times, look for her to punish defenders down low.

The scary part — for opponents, that is — Jacobs is just getting started.

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