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03/05/2020, 4:15pm CST
By Colton Wilson

Birchwood senior Matthew Marcinske has been selected as the Athlete of the Week after a vote on WSN.

There were 5,538 total votes this week. Matthew topped all vote getters with 2,145 votes. Martin Luther's Sydney Burris came in second with 2,080 votes.

Matthew surpassed a prep career milestone that not many have. In a 75-65 win over Gilmanton, Matthew surpassed the 2,000 point mark in his high school career. He added five rebounds and five assists in the victory. Earlier in the week, Matthew had 21 points, five rebounds, and four assists in a 94-81 win over Mellen.

Tuesday in an 87-66 opening round win over Butternut, Matthew was at it again. He scored 42 points to lead Birchwood to a Regional Semi-Final match up with South Shore.

Read Mark Miller's Triple Threat of the Week article on Matthew here.

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