ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Cheyenne Wheeler

Cheyenne Wheeler

Cheyenne Wheeler

Cheyenne Wheeler has been a model of consistency for the Port Angeles Roughriders this season so far, scoring 9, 10, 10, 10 and 18 in games this year. Her best game of the year was her 18-point effort against North Kitsap earlier this month that helped the Riders beat the Olympic League 2A Division rival on the road earlier this month.

Wheeler is leading the 4-3 Riders with a 10.5 per game scoring average. She does much of her scoring inside despite going up against taller opponents and breaking downcourt after offensive rebounds. She also gets a lot of her points on assists from her big sister Nizhoni.

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