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Female Athlete of the Week-Tia Brooks
by Greg Oshust
December 28, 2012 03:55 PM | 3715 views | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Tia Brooks is only in her first season playing for the Riverwood girls’ basketball team after moving from Chicago.

It hasn’t taken long for the senior center to make an impact for the Lady Raiders.

Brooks is among the leading scorers for Riverwood with about 10 points a game and is the team’s leading rebounder with about seven per contest.

She has been a consistent performer throughout the early part of the 2012-13 season, but stepped her game up a notch with a 26-point, seven-rebound showing in the Lady Raiders’ 56-36 win over Sprayberry Dec. 14.

She also had 13 points and 10 rebounds in a 50-39 victory over Blessed Trinity Nov. 27, as well as 12 points, 12 rebounds and two steals in a 43-37 win over North Atlanta Nov. 16.

Brooks, who played her first three years of high school basketball at Waubonsie Valley in the Chicago area, has been a welcome addition to the Riverwood lineup, according to Lady Raider coach Vanessa White.

“We’re looking to her for more leadership and so far, she’s done a great job,” White said.

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