Pinellas Athlete of the Week

Dionte Blanch

East Lake H.S.

Basketball/Senior

THIS WEEK’S FEATS

Blanch matched his season- and career-high in points during East Lake’s 68-56 loss against Orlando Christian Prep at the ARS/Rescue Rooter National Hoopfest tournament. The senior scored all 23 of the Eagles’ fourth-quarter points and ended with 35 on the day.

SEASON STATS

Blanch is averaging team-highs in points (23.3), assists (4.8) and steals (2.4).

PCAC NEXT

East Lake will try to rebound from the team’s second loss of the season Friday night at Lakewood in the Pinellas County Athletic Conference championship game.