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Performance of the Week: Ypsilanti Arbor Prep's Mya Petticord

March 24, 2022

Mya PetticordMya Petticord ♦ Ypsilanti Arbor Prep
Basketball ♦ Senior

The four-year varsity standout capped her career by leading Arbor Prep to its first Finals championship since 2016. Petticord had 27 points (on 8-of-14 shooting from the floor and 8-of-9 from the free-throw line) as the Gators edged Kent City 54-50 in Saturday’s Division 3 championship game. She also scored 20 points in Arbor Prep’s 57-44 Semifinal win over Maple City Glen Lake two days before.

Petticord averaged 22.9 points with five assists per game this season as the Gators finished 25-2. Arbor Prep went 77-17 over her four seasons on the team. The 5-foot-9 guard finished runner-up in this season’s Miss Basketball Award voting and will continue her career next season at Texas A&M. She plans to study business and would like to become an entrepreneur.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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2021-22 Honorees

March 16: Charley Bayer, East Grand Rapids diving - Report
March 9:
Ja'Marcus Smith, Detroit Mumford wrestling - Report
March 2:
David Schaberg, Holt bowling - Report
Feb. 24:
Adelaide McRoberts, Kingsford swimming - Report
Feb. 17:
Christopher Kavanaugh, Petoskey hockey - Report
Feb. 10:
Ira Jenkins, Whitehall wrestling - Report

Feb. 3: Emma Stewart, Salem gymnastics - Report
Jan. 28:
Tyler Ray, Pinckney swimming - Report
Jan. 21:
Elle Craven, Traverse City Central skiing - Report
Jan. 14:
Nevaeh Williams, Mount Clemens basketball - Report
Dec. 2:
Lucas Dunn, Chelsea football - Report
Nov. 25:
Riley Nugent, Plainwell swimming - Report
Nov. 18:
Harper Murray, Ann Arbor Skyline volleyball - Report
Nov. 11:
Abby VanderKooi, Muskegon Western Michigan Christian cross country - Report
Nov. 4:
Arianne Olson, Holland West Ottawa cross country - Report
Oct. 28:
Jack Guggemos, Okemos soccer - Report
Oct. 21:
Sachiv Kumar, Northville tennis - Report
Oct. 14:
Kate Brody, Grand Blanc golf - Report
Oct. 7:
Lilly Nelson, Negaunee tennis - Report
Sept. 30:
Stella Chapman, Ann Arbor Pioneer swimming - Report
Sept. 23:
Riley Hough, Hartland cross country - Report
Sept. 16:
Josie Bloom, Pontiac Notre Dame Prep volleyball - Report

PHOTO Arbor Prep's Mya Petticord brings the ball upcourt during last weekend's action at Breslin Center. (Action photo courtesy of the Arbor Prep athletic department; head shot by Hockey Weekly Action Photos.)