~ Athlete of the Week selected by the publisher
Luray High School senior Emilee Weakley has been named the Class 2 Player of the Year in girls basketball by the Virginia High School League for a second-straight season.
The 5’11” guard averaged 31 points per game, along with 12 rebounds and 2.4 assists. Weakley lead the Bulldogs to three-consecutive state championship games, including the program’s first state title in the COVID-shortened 2021 season with a perfect 13-0 record.
Luray finished the 2021-22 season with a 27-3 record after a narrow loss to Central-Wise, 62-59, in the Class 2 state championship on March 12.
During this past season, Weakley became the all-time leading scorer in basketball (boys and girls) at Luray High School, as well as the fourth all-time leading scorer in Virginia for girls basketball (all classes) with 2,606 career points. She also set the LHS single-game scoring record at 44 points.
Next season, Weakley will compete at the Division II collegiate level at Shepherd University.
During the last three seasons, Weakley lead Luray to an overall 69-5 record.
For team and individual high school sports records in Virginia, as well as a list of champions,
visit the VHSL Record Book.
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