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Athlete spotlights of the week: TFN’s Jaylen Blakes, TFS’ Quincy Onyiaorah

LANSING, Ill. (February 3, 2024) – Each week, the Lansing Journal will spotlight notable performances by athletes in our coverage area. Coaches and athletic directors may submit nominations by noon Monday via email to: [email protected].

Male Athlete Spotlight for January 21-27

Jaylen Blakes, TF North boys basketball
The junior had 20 points and seven rebounds in a 69-46 win against Richards, contributed 19 points and five rebounds in a 68-57 loss to Evergreen Park, and had 19 points in a 56-34 victory against Payton.

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Jaylen Blakes. (Photo provided by TF North)

Female Athlete Spotlights for January 21-27

Quincy Onyiaorah, TF South girls wrestling
The junior was the top local placer at the Curie Regional, finishing runner-up at 130 pounds and qualifying for the Evanston Sectional.

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Quincy Onyiaorah. (Photo provided by TF South)

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