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Liberty North's Alex Couch voted SBLive’s Missouri High School Athlete of the Week (3/11/2024)

A sophomore, Alex Couch broke the school's single-game scoring record

Congratulations to Liberty North girls basketball player Alex Couch, who was voted the SBLive Missouri High School Athlete of the Week for February 26-March 3.

She received more than 46 percent of the total votes for the week.

Couch, a sophomore, scored a school-record 39 points in a 74-72 loss against Park Hill South in a district showdown. The previous record of 31 was set in 2011.

Carthage girls basketball player Lauren Choate finished second in the voting after receiving more than 29 percent of the votes.

SBLive Sports Athlete of the Week winner

SBLive Athlete of the Week winner

• Check out our Missouri Athlete of the Week page

PREVIOUS WINNERS: Grain Valley's Sevi Aumua (Feb. 19-25), Villa Duchesne's Grace Kraeger (Feb. 12-18), Versailles' Ryder Williams (Feb. 5-11), Springfield Central's Tyrique Brooks (Jan. 29-Feb. 4), Versailles' Ryder Williams (Jan. 22-28), Lee’s Summit West's Logan Bishop (Jan. 15-21), Liberty North's Kennedy Herrig (Jan. 8-14), Smithville's Noellie Parrott (Jan. 1-7), Blue Springs' Jayla Cornelius (Dec. 25-31), Laquey's Alexis Shelton (Dec. 11-17), Pembroke Hill's Holly Woods (Dec. 4-10), Raytown South's Jayla McClinton (Nov. 27-Dec. 3), Kearney's Casey Rooney (Nov. 20-26), Hillsboro's Payton Brown (Nov. 13-19), Logan-Rogersville's Stewart McDonald (Nov. 6-12), Marquette's Robert Williams (Oct. 30-Nov. 5), St. Pius X's Justin Lehn (Oct. 23-29), Portageville's Jamarion Smith (Oct. 16-22), Lutheran North's James Bryant (Oct. 9-Oct. 15), Incarnate Word Academy's Sammi Bergjans (Oct. 2-Oct. 8), St. Joseph’s Academy's Paige Jackson (Sept. 25-Oct. 1), Oakville's Nina Cillo (Sept. 18-24), Grain Valley's Ty Williams (Sept. 11-17), Oakville's Amelia Wiesler (Sept. 4-10), Christian Brothers' Cole McKey (August 28-Sept. 3), St. Pius X's Elena Ruble (August 21-27).

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- Nate Latsch | | @SBLiveMiz