Athletes of the Week

Athlete of the Week: Kyla Irwin

State College’s Kyla Irwin is a Centre Daily Times Athlete of the Week.
State College’s Kyla Irwin is a Centre Daily Times Athlete of the Week. CDT file photo

State College girls’ basketball player Kyla Irwin is a Centre Daily Times Athlete of the Week.

Irwin played a big role for the Lady Little Lions, who captured the Kiwanis Holiday Basketball Classic.

In the tournament opener, Irwin had 18 points and 10 rebounds as the Lady Little Lions turned back North Schuylkill 58-49.

In the title game, Irwin had 20 points and 11 rebounds as State College rallied to defeat Burrell.

For the tournament, Irwin, a Connecticut recruit, shot 56 percent from the field (14 of 25), grabbed 21 rebounds, dished out four assists and had four steals.

State College (7-3) has won five consecutive games.

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