Athlete of the Week - Maddie Portwine, SR., York High School

The 2020-21 basketball season is quickly winding down to the postseason, and one of the most consistent players in the York News-Times’ coverage area has been York senior Maddie Portwine. On Saturday, the 6-foot senior scored a season-high 25 points as the Dukes took third place at the Central Conference tournament with a 57-51 win over Holdrege in overtime. During the week, Portwine put up 17 points in the team’s win over Aurora and 16 in the loss to Grand Island Northwest. Portwine was 5 of 11 on 3-pointers during the week and went 15 of 19 at the foul line. Portwine is averaging 15.9 points per game with double-digit scoring in 15 of the team’s 18 games.

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