Athlete of the Week: Tanner Parrish, Gold-Burg – February 4, 2019

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    Gold-Burg’s Tanner  Parrish hit 20 of 22 shots from the field and 17 of 21 shots from the free throw line to score 57 points and earn the KFDX Athlete of the Week award. 
    Taking a look back to 1995 when I arrived at KFDX I could only find three 50-point games. 
    Feel free to e-mail me if i’ve overlooked one. 
    Tanner Parrish tops the list with 57 points last week 
    Newcastle’s K.C. Shields scored 51 points last season. 
    In 1999, Old High’s Bingo Merriex poured in 50 for the Coyotes before beginning his collegiate career at TCU. 
    Merriex went on to a lengthy professional carrer which took him around the world. 
    It began in 2003 when he played for the Texas Rim Rockers of the USBL and he’s been playing professionaly in Japan since 2014

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