Taylor Orris averaged 19.6 point and 8.6 rebounds per game for the month of January, including the second highest single game points scored in school history with 43 points against Bradenton Christian. Taylor has been a Sun Preps athlete of the week this season and is also an outstanding student with a 3.71 unweighted GPA.
Jace Huber averaged 16.3 points per game in the month of January. As team captain, Jace leads the team in rebounds, steals, blocks, and assists. He finished Senior Night with 26 points, 14 rebounds, two blocks, and two charges taken. Jace was named to the Senior Hall of Fame for the class of 2023 and is an outstanding student with a 3.87 unweighted GPA.
The Lemon Bay High School Athletic Department would like to extend congratulations to the January 2023 Athletes of the Month winners: Taylor Orris, Junior, Girls Basketball and Jace Huber, Senior, Boys Basketball.
Receiving Honorable Mention for Athlete of the Month were Girls Weightlifting: Presley Engelauf (Sr.) and Bryn Atherholt (Sr.); Girls Soccer: Izzy Ragazzone (Jr.), Jacoby Maldonado (Sr.) and Daria Lukash (Fr.); Girls Basketball: Maya Collins (Soph.); Wrestling: Chase Alden (Sr.); and in Boys Soccer: Tanner Martin (Sr.), Logan Ho (Sr.), Chris Cabrera (Jr.), and Jordan Garcia (Sr.) Thank you for your support of the Manta Rays. School website: www.lemonbayhigh.com; Facebook: www.facebook.com/mantathletics; Twitter: @mantaathletics.