Pinellas Athlete of the Week

Anabel Ellison

Tarpon Springs H.S.

Basketball/Junior

THIS WEEK’S FEATS:

Ellison guided Tarpon Springs to a pair of wins at The Lake Winter Shootout, hosted by East Lake. The junior dropped game-highs both nights, first posting 23 on Bloomingdale and following it up with 28 against Northside Christian.

SEASON STATS:

The Spongers’ leading scorer is no stranger to big offensive nights. Ellison opened her junior campaign by pouring in a career-high 40 points against Dunedin.

BIGGER GOALS:

Last year, Tarpon Springs enjoyed its first season above .500 since 2012-13. The Northside Christian victory improved the Spongers to 7-3 overall as they try to reach the postseason for the first time since 2011-12.