Barton trio claims CC weekly honors

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Coming off a week where the Barton College men’s and women’s basketball teams as well as the men’s volleyball team combined to go 7-0 against Conference Carolinas competition, the trio garnered league Player of the Week accloades in all three sports as Isaiah Reddish, Kiana Wynn and Adrian Iglesias picked up the award, respectively.

Reddish, a sophomore, helped pace the Bulldogs of head coach Ron Lievense to a 2-0 record, including a 105-100 triple-overtime win over archrival University of Mount Olive and a 97-78 road victory at Lees-McRae.

Against Mount Olive, Reddish compiled a double-double of 19 points and 10 rebounds to go along with three assists. At Lees-McRae, Reddish tallied 18 points, six rebounds and four steals in the Bulldogs’ 19-point win, which helped keep Barton (19-7, 12-4 CC), winners of five in a row, in third place in the Conference Carolinas standings with road games at King and Limestone remaining in the regular season. 

The Bulldogs sit a half game back of Belmont Abbey for second place and are two games behind leagueleader Emmanuel, which is eligible for postseason play for the first time this year.

Wynn, who earned the conference’s weekly award for the fourth time this season and the second week in a row, averaged a double-double of 25.5 pointand 10 rebounds as the Lady Bulldogs remained atop the league standings after a 85-82 win over Mount Olive and an 87-60 blitzing of Lees-McRae.

In eclipsing the 2,000-point mark for her career, Wynn shot at a 63.6-percent clip in the two games and poured in 20 points after halftime to pace Barton to the win over Mount Olive. Winners of seven straight, Barton (21-4, 14-4 CC) visits King on Saturday before concluding its regular season at Limestone.

Iglesias continues to make a mark in his freshman season as the fourth different Barton player to win the men’s volleyball weekly award.

He averaged 9.7 kills and 3.3 digs with a .533 hitting percentage as Barton tallied a trio of sweeps over Coker and conference opponents King and Lees-McRae.

Iglesias ranks fourth on the Bulldogs with 93 kills and has 40 digs to go along with 15 blocks.

Barton (9-3, 5-1 CC), attempts to expand on a three-game winning streak Tuesday when it hosts Mount Olive in Wilson Gym.

The Bulldogs are currently atop the league standings, a half game ahead of both King and Limestone.