Shaylene Richard (Oglala-Lakota) Named South Dakota Athlete of the Week by MaxPreps/American Volleyball Coaches Association

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It was announced by and the American Volleyball Coaches Association that Shaylene Richard (Oglala-Lakota) was named  the State of South Dakota Athlete of the Week for the week of September 22 – September 28, 2014.

Richard, a 5’3 junior setter at Pine Ridge High School in Pine Ridge, South Dakota, helped lead the Lady Thorpes (13-0) in a  25-16, 25-18, 25-15 win over Cheyenne-Eagle Butte in Pine Ridge on Saturday by dishing 37 assists and five aces for the Lady Thorpes.

Pine Ridge and Cheyenne-Eagle Butte will each play in the LNI beginning Friday. Pine Ridge plays Takini in the first round and Cheyenne-Eagle Butte (9-5) takes on Red Cloud. Cheyenne-Eagle Butte hosts Mobridge-Pollock on Tuesday.