Sherry Johnson, women's basketball

Sherry Johnson, women's basketball

The sophomore from Gastonia, N.C. averaged 24.5 points, 14 rebounds, two steals and two blocks per game in two games this past week, helping the Catawba Valley women’s basketball team defeat both USC Salkehatchie and Fayetteville Tech.

Johnson, a 5-foot-8 guard, scored a career-high 29 points in an 84-44 victory against the Trojans on Saturday — following up a 20-point performance against the Indians on the road Wednesday.

She currently ranks first on the Red Hawks with 21.6 points per game while shooting a team-best 56.6 percent from the field. She also ranks second in rebounding at 11.1 per contest — helping the CVCC women's basketball team start its 2018-19 season with a 6-1 record.