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It’s time to recognize the MOD Pizza January Athletes of the Month! Congratulations to Katie Minkler from Ladue Horton Watkins HS and Jakobi Flynn from Ritenour HS.

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Jakobi Flynn – Basketball – Ritenour HS

Jakobi is averaging 10.4 ppg this season for the Huskies and hit the game winner against Francis Howell North where he scored 23 points. Flynn has been a leader on and off the floor and will be vital to the success of the team as they prepare for the post-season.

Katie Minkler – Basketball – Ladue Horton Watkins HS

Katie scored her 1000th career point on January 10th!

January Honorable Mentions:

Ron Kruse – Wrestling – Hinsdale Central HS

Reason for nominating Currently ranked 7th in state at 170 with a record of 21-3.

Jack Mielke – Basketball – Downers Grove HS

Mielke drained 3 huge 3’s and scored 13 points in the 4th quarter out of his 22 for the game to keep Glenbard North at bay for the win.

Dropped two big 3’s against LTHS to send the game to overtime, and then scored in overtime to help the Trojans win.

Karli Spaid – Basketball – Lane Tech HS

Karli has been a consistent leading scorer for the Indians.