The Big-Z / Chris Erwin State Farm Agent Scholar Athletes of the Week have been announced for this week.


Male scholar athlete --

>>Matt Engdale - SR, Alton


Engdale and the Alton Redbirds boys bowling team qualified for the IHSA State Tournament this week.  The Redbirds finished in 5th place Monday at the Alton Sectional at Bowl Haven Lanes.  Matt helped the Redbirds win their 3rd straight regional title earlier this month at the Taylorville Regional (in Decatur). 


Engdale will be making his 3rd appearance at the state tourney over the past four years.  He shot a 1242 (in 6 games) at the regional and a 1245 at the sectional.  The boys bowling state tournament will be held Friday and Saturday at St. Clair Bowl in O'Fallon. 



Female Scholar Athlete --

>>Aubrey Robinson - JR, EAWR


Robinson has been one of the leading scorers for the EAWR Lady Oilers basketball team this season.  She has been among the team leaders in points, assists, rebounds, blocked shots, and steals this year.  The Oilers are currently 13-and-10 on the season.  They had a 6-and-1 record in the month of December including a 5-game winning streak - Dec. 3-thru-13.