Feb. 23 - Citizen Athletes of the Week

NAME: Gabby Joseph

SCHOOL: ND-Fairfield

GRADE: Senior

SPORT: Basketball

ACCOMPLISHMENT: In a 43-35 win over Masuk in the SWC quarterfinals, Joseph scored 12 points and grabbed 16 rebounds. In Monday’s 46-40 SWC semifinal victory over Bethel, Joseph only had five points but grabbed 15 rebounds and played solid defense, blocking four shots. In Wednesday’s SWC Championship against Kolbe, Joseph scored 10 points in a 48-45 loss.

NAME: Carter Kral

SCHOOL: Fairfield Prep

GRADE: Senior

SPORT: Hockey

ACCOMPLISHMENT: In a 5-1 win over state-rival Ridgefield, Kral scored two goals and added an assist. In a 4-1 loss to Malden Catholic (Mass.) on Monday, Kral assisted on the Jesuits lone goal. Prep is 15-2-1 on the season.

Coaches who wish to nominate at athlete can call Citizen sports writer Chris Elsberry by 5 p.m. Tuesday at (203) 400-4765