In Greenbrier's 69-29 win over Lakeside on Friday night, Greenbrier point guard Michelle Swiec went over the 1,500-point mark for her career. The talented senior finished the game with 10 points, and the Lady Wolfpack ran its record to 20-0 for the season. That is the best start (girls or boys) in Columbia County history.
Swiec has a chance to become the only player in county history to earn county player of the year honors for four consecutive seasons. She has won the award outright the past two seasons after sharing the honor with teammate Melissa Lewis her freshman season.
Miller enjoying solid freshman campaign
Former Evans basketball standout Glen Miller is now a freshman at Aiken Tech. The 6-foot-3-inch shooting guard has been a reliable reserve for head coach Bruce Capers this season. Miller is averaging 4.4 points per game, including a college-high 11 points in a 92-89 loss to Middle Georgia on Nov. 28.
Miller also leads the Knights in free-throw shooting at 89 percent and is shooting a team-best 52 percent from 3-point land. He has helped lead Aiken Tech to an 11-4 start. He was a First Team All-County performer a year ago when he averaged 14 points per game and led Evans to a school record 27 wins.
Another reserve wing player for the Aiken Tech Knights played his high school ball in Columbia County. Matt Todd played his senior season at Greenbrier after transferring from Curtis Baptist. Todd is chipping in with 3.6 points per game for Aiken Tech this year.
Millward impressive at national event
Evans two-time All-State punter Kevin Millward was recently invited to San Antonio to participate in the U.S. Army All-American Game and Underclassmen Combine. The Army All-American Game is the most prestigious high school football all-star game in the United States.
In addition to the game, which features only seniors, the nation's top juniors are invited to participate in combined workouts. Millward represented Evans well, leading all punters in hang time and finishing among the Top 5 in overall punting average. This undoubtedly helped Millward's chances of earning NCAA D-I college offers after next season.
Millward is also a talented baseball player and would like to play both sports in college.
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