Trib HSSN girls basketball player of the week for Jan. 7, 2024

Sunday, January 7, 2024 | 7:05 PM

Trib HSSN girls basketball player of the week: Iyanna Wade

School: Clairton

Class: Junior

Position: Guard

What her coach says: “Scoring is easy for her,” Clairton coach and Iyanna’s father Carlton Wade said. “She’s not just a scorer, she’s a leader.”

#Earned: Wade hit 50 points in a game twice last year as a sophomore. On Wednesday, she scored 50 points in the Bears’ 78-12 section victory over Steel Valley. The next night, Wade exploded again, scoring 48 points in a 70-26 victory over Springdale. Those wins improved Clairton to 3-0 in Section 3-2A and 9-0 overall.

Background: Wade was fourth in scoring as a freshman two years ago, averaging 23.7 points per game. Last year, she led the WPIAL in scoring with 599 points with an average of 33.3 points per game.

2022-23 Trib HSSN Girls Basketball Players of the Week

Week 12 – Kelly Cleaver, Union

Week 11 – Alexa Washington, Oakland Catholic

Week 10 – Nina Shaw, Knoch

Week 9 – Ava Walker, North Catholic

Week 8 – Maddie Webber, South Fayette

Week 7 – Kaley Rohanna, Waynesburg Central

Week 6 – Madison Zavasky, Pine-Richland

Week 5 – Mairin Haggerty, Neshannock

Week 4 – Iyanna Wade, Clairton

Week 3 – Shaye Bailey, Freedom

Week 2 – Rylee Kalocay, Upper St. Clair

Week 1 – McKenna DeUnger, Charleroi


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