Swimming | Matthew Daniel
Alton High freshman Matthew Daniel continues to have a stellar career in the swimming pool. Daniel brought home five first-place medals and a second-place medal at the 2014 CSC Jim Devine Memorial Invitational — a USA Swim Meet — on Nov. 14-16 at the Mizzou Aquatic Center at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo. He won the 13-14 50-yard freestyle (22.58), the 13-14 200-yard freestyle (1:46.17), the 13-14 100-yard butterfly (53.69), the 13-14 200-yard butterfly (1:56.77) and the 13-14 1,000-yard freestyle (9:48.75) and was second in the 13-14 500-yard freestyle (4:42.97).
Girls' Basketball | Maddy Sheraka
A 5-foot-8 senior guard/forward for Roxana, Sheraka kicked off her season in style at the Dupo Cat Classic last week for the Shells. Sheraka netted a team-high 57 points in three games in the tourney, averaging 19.0 ppg. She also played pickpocket, racking up 19 steals in the three games for a whopping 6.33 per clip average. She’s also currently tied for first in assists (2.33 per game) and tied for second in rebounds (5.0 per game). The Shells kicked off South Central Conference action on Monday against Greenville at home.