Athletes of the Week

Athlete of the Week: Karli Ripka

Penns Valley High School girls’ basketball player Karli Ripka (2) is a Centre Daily Times Athlete of the Week.
Penns Valley High School girls’ basketball player Karli Ripka (2) is a Centre Daily Times Athlete of the Week. CDT file photo

Penns Valley High School girls’ basketball player Karli Ripka is a Centre Daily Times Athlete of the Week.

Ripka helped the Lady Rams go 1-1 in the District 6 Class AA Tournament, which began last week.

On Monday, Ripka scored a game-high 17 points as Penns Valley topped Mountain League rival Philipsburg-Osceola 59-41. Ripka nailed three 3-pointers in the triumph. The week prior, Ripka had 13 points in a 62-51 triumph over P-O.

On Thursday, Ripka had four points as the sixth-seeded Lady Rams fell 46-40 to No. 3 Tyrone, their third loss to the Lady Golden Eagles this season.

Penns Valley finished 14-10.

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