By: Scott Keyes
Athlete of the Month (December)
Athletes of the Month
The Karli Herrington File
Hemlock High School
Sports: Volleyball / Basketball
Season Accolades: In a 57-14 win over Ovid-Elsie during the fourth game of the season, Karli joined sister Shelby and became only the second player in school history to eclipse the 1,000-point mark during a career. She scored a game-high 16 points in the win.
Accomplishments: Karli averaged 19 points, 15.1 rebounds, and 4.1 blocked shots per game a season ago. She also led the Huskies to the volleyball regional final, where Hemlock lost to Unionville-Sebewaing. As a freshman, she played on the Hemlock team that made it to the Breslin Center.
Future: Herrington will attend Central Michigan University on a basketball scholarship.
The Keyon Addison File
Saginaw High School
Sport: Football / Basketball
Season Accolades: Addison scored a game-high 10 points in Saginaw's season-opening 74-27 win over Heritage. In football, he was one of the top running backs in the league and a key defender.
Accomplishments: As a sophomore, Keyon was a key member on the Class A state championship team and as a junior helped the Trojans make it back to the Breslin Center and the state semis before losing to Detroit Southeastern. Keyon was a four-year starter on the Trojans' football team.
Future: Addison has set his sights on playing football at the next level and hasn't given up on possibly playing basketball at the next level.