PIPPA PASSES – Floyd County native Amber Shepherd has been named Alice Lloyd College Female Athlete of the Week. Shepherd, a Johnson Central High School graduate, performed well as she helped lead the Lady Eagles to a 1-1 record.
In a 61-54 win over Johnson University, Shepherd delivered a game-high 23 points. The junior added three rebounds, two blocks and one steal. For the game, Shepherd finished 9-of-20 from the field and hit three-point field goals. Shepherd was also 3-of-4 from the free throw line in the victory.
The Floyd County native provided nine points, four rebounds and three steals in a loss to Warren Wilson. Determined Warren Wilson defeated the Eagles 78-73.