Milan's Wert, JCD's Ledford Earn ORVC Weekly Honors

Wert had a triple-double against Switzerland County and Ledford helped JCD to an ORVC Championship.

(Milan, Ind.) – Milan’s Peyton Wert was an easy pick for ORVC weekly honors after posting a triple-double last week.

The Ohio River Valley Conference report for January 27 – February 1 was released on Tuesday.

Wert, along with Southwestern star Foster Mefford were named the ORVC Boys Basketball Players of the Week.

Milan grabbed two wins last week including a buzzer-beating win over Southwestern. With just 5.3 seconds left in the game, Wert found teammate Carsyn Ascherman along the baseline for the game-winning hoop as time expired.

The next night, Wert posted a triple-double in a win against Switzerland County. For the week, Wert totaled 34 points, 21 assists and 12 rebounds.

Jac-Cen-Del’s Paige Ledford ended the 2019-20 regular season as the last ORVC Girls Basketball Player of the Week.

The Lady Eagles star totaled 34 points, 23 rebounds and three assists in two games, helping her team capture the ORVC Championship.

Other top performers for the week of January 27-February 1 are listed below.



Ashton Goode (SW) 31 pts, 9 rebs, 4 stl, ast in 2 games

Trinity McLain (SW) 27 pts, 6 rebs, 6 stl, 2 ast, 100% FT in 2 games

Annabelle Williams (JCD) 13 pts, 10 rebs, 4 stl, 3 ast in 2 games

Anna Hubbard (JCD) 13 pts, 16 rebs, 11 blks, 2 ast in 2 games

Kyah Chase (SC) 14 ppg, 4 rebs, 3 ast, 2 stl in 2 games

Aleiah Thomas (SC) 15 ppg, 15 rebs, 5 ast, 2 stl in 2 games

Jessie Duvall (SC) 10.5 ppg, 7 rebs, 6 ast, 4 stl in 2 games

Cierra Copeland (SR) 22 pts, 11 rebs, 3 defl, 2 blk, 2 stl in 2 games

Rachel Meyer (SR) 15 pts, 5 rebs, 5 ast, 5 defl, 3 stl in 2 games



Foster Mefford (SW) 51 pts, 7 ast, 6 3’s, 5 rebs, 5 stl in 2 games

Cody Samples (SR) 41 pts, 11 rebs, 4 stl, 3 ast, 3 blk in 2 gms

Zach Cole (SW) 24 pts, 9 rebs, 5 stl, 2 ast in 2 games

Bryce Franklin (SR) 35 pts, 7 rebs, 3 blks in 2 games

Damian Breeck (SC) 38 pts, 13 rebs, 8 ast, 6 3’s in 2 games

Zach Gentile (SR) 9 pts, 10 ast, 7 rebs, 5 stl in 2 games

Landon Wilks (SC) 21 pts, 5 ast, 3 rebs vs. Milan

Carter Wade (M) 26 pts, 16 rebs, 9 ast in 2 games

Zach Weaver (SC) 21 pts, 24 rebs, 4 stl in 2 games

Wyatt Day (JCD) 15 pts, 7 ast, 6 rebs, blk vs. Oldenburg

Carsyn Ascherman (M) 24 pts, 8 rebs, 6 ast in 2 games

Justin Ohlmansiek (JCD) 14 pts, 4 stl, 3 rebs, 2 ast vs. Oldenburg

TJ Manifold (RS) 25 pts, 14 rebs, 10 ast in 2 games

Brandon Baber (JCD) 10 pts, 8 rebs, ast, stl vs. Oldenburg

Peyton Merica (RS) 17 pts, 4 rebs vs. Waldron

Landon Cole (RS) 13 pts, 4 rebs vs. Waldron

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