ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Colby Pennington

Colby Pennington is a junior for the North Moore basketball team … among other things.

Pennington just finished a football season that saw him earn first-team All-Conference honors after finishing as the leading receiver and second leading scorer for the Mustangs.

He’s stepped things up on the hardwood, leading North Moore in scoring and rebounding so far this season. Last week, he was top scorer in all three of the Mustangs’ games. He scored 21 against Grey Stone Day, 16 of the team’s 30 points in a loss to Northwood and 30 points, including 4-of-6 from three, against South Stanly.

The 6-foot-6, 255-pounder has also played baseball for North Moore and was on the golf team last year.

By North State Journal Staff

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