Chicago Sky Team of the Week

The Chicago Sky have chosen a south suburban high as their girls’ basketball team pick for this week.

The Rich East Rockets of Rich East High School in Park Forest, Ill. was chosen as team of the week and are being recognized for their acheivements and contributions both on and off the court.

The Rockets took third place in the 2010 Holiday Invite basketball tournament and have a current record of 3-2 in the Southland conference and 8-11 overall.

The girls’ team also shared some of their talents with their community, when they participated in a girls’ basketball clinic, “Shoot for Success” on Sept. 25, 2010.  The girl’s helped teach the basics of basketball to a group of girls ages 9-16 at the free Park Forest park district event.

Their Senior guard, Shawtina Jones was recently honored as the MaxPreps.com Player of the Week for the week of Jan. 2-8.

The team was recognized as a part of an ongoing program to highlight High School Girls’ Basketball throughout the area. If you are intersted in nominating a team contact the Chicago Sky.