The latest Lansing State Journal athlete of the week candidates were among some of the standout performers in the Lansing area from last week’s high school sports action
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IMANIA BAKER, HASLETT GIRLS BASKETBALL: The freshman had a pair of big games while helping the Vikings to a pair of wins. Baker had 21 points in a road victory over Holt on Tuesday. She followed with 21 points and 10 rebounds in an overtime victory over St. Johns on Friday. Baker’s play has the Vikings a game out of first in the CAAC Red.
CALEB FISH, EATON RAPIDS WRESTLING: The freshman has had a strong debut season of varsity wrestling for the Greyhounds and added to it with an individual Division 2 district title on Saturday. Fish, who is ranked No. 7 in his weight class by Michigan Grappler, took first at 135 pounds during the district at DeWitt. He also helped Eaton Rapids win a team district title and contributed with a pair of victories.
JACKIE JARVIS, FOWLERVILLE GIRLS BASKETBALL: The sophomore guard had a big week while helping the Gladiators to a pair of wins, which included an upset of Class B No. 9-ranked Bay City John Glenn. She had 23 points in the win over John Glenn and followed with 23 points, five steals and three assists in a road league victory over Ionia.
CAMERON VAN TIGHEM, DEWITT/ST. JOHNS HOCKEY: The sophomore is credited by one of his coaches for being a key reason why DSJ is showing signs of a resurgence. He has excelled on both ends of the ice and had three goals and four assists last week. That included a two-goal showing in a victory over Pinckney.
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