Your Alabama Pro Athlete of the Week is Katharina Lang. Lang scored 18.5 points per game in leading Germany to a 4-0 record in the women’s wheelchair basketball preliminary phase at the Tokyo Paralympics. Lang capped the week off with a 27 point game in a 59-54 win over Japan.
Others of note:
Tom Lovelady finished solo 2nd at the Met Open in New York.
Justin Thomas finished T-4th at the Northern Trust last Monday.
Shelby McEwen finished 2nd in the high jump at the Diamond League stop in Lausanne, France.
Daniel Haugh finished 3rd in the men’s hammer throw at the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Arinn Young averaged 12.8 points per game for Canada in women’s wheelchair basketball at the Tokyo Paralympics.
Geoffrey Bramblett, in his first start for the Schaumburg Boomers, threw a 7-inning complete game, allowing 0 earned runs.
Casey Cobb had a 4 scoreless inning outing, striking out 4 batters.
Chase Lee had a 2.2 inning outing, allowing no runs, hits, or walks, and striking out 4 batters.
Tyler Ras made his professional debut this week by striking out the side in his first appearance.