Video | New Albany basketball's Kelsy Taylor wins CJ Athlete of the Week Award

Video | New Albany basketball's Kelsy Taylor wins CJ Athlete of the Week Award

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Video | New Albany basketball's Kelsy Taylor wins CJ Athlete of the Week Award

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New Albany’s Kelsy Taylor was named the Courier-Journal Athlete of the Week.

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New Albany basketball player Kelsy Taylor scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds against top-ranked Columbus North, earning herself The Courier-Journal Southern Indiana Athlete of the Week Award presented by Norton Sports Health.

Taylor’s strong start to the season has continued with other key performances, including a 21-point, 21-rebound game against Corydon.

Last week’s other nominees were Providence’s Claire Rauck, Eastern Pekin’s Taylor Drury and Seymour’s Lauren James.

The Metro Louisville and Southern Indiana Athlete of the Week Awards are part of The Courier-Journal Sports Awards program presented by Norton Sports Health. Each week’s winners will be invited, along with a guest, to this summer’s Courier-Journal Sports Awards Ceremony. Stay tuned to courier-journal.com/SportsAwards for more details on the event, guest speaker and invitees. Hatton won the 2016 Courier-Journal Southern Indiana Girls Basketball Player of the Year Award after her freshman campaign.

Click here for a list of all previous Southern Indiana Athlete of the Week Award winners from the 2016-17 school year.

For more information on how to nominate athletes and vote for Athlete of the Week, visit this FAQ.

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