WEST VALLEY ó The male West Valley Central School athlete of the week is junior Emil Erlandson. He led scoring and rebounding for the Wildcats in two match-ups, for the West Valley varsity basketball team.
In a close loss to North Collins, Erlandson ended the night with 17 points and nine rebounds. Two days later, the Wildcats traveled to Ellicottville, where Erlandson tallied 10 points and eight rebounds.
The female athlete of the week is senior Trisha Thomas. Her leadership on the court led the girls varsity basketball team to a 58-40 win over North Collins. Thomas had 12 points, 11 rebounds and three steals.