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Newton Athlete of the Week: Forney
Forward Sonia Forney has been named the Newton Athlete of the Week after scoring in double figures in the Lady Rams' victories over Cedar Shoals and Alcovy. - photo by Anthony Banks

After leading the Lady Rams with 17 points Saturday against Cedar Shoals, Newton forward Sonia Forney has been named the Newton Athlete of the Week.

Forney helped Newton to its 14th victory of the season in the 78-41 non-region road victory, as the Lady Rams inproved their road record to 8-3.

Forney also helped Newton pick up a region rivalry victory earlier in the week, scoring in double figures with 11 points against Alcovy.

Newton downed the Lady Tigers 64-48 away from home.

Forney started a 10-0 run against the Lady Tigers in the fourth quarter, scoring on a loose ball underneath the basket before hitting a pair of late free throws to seal the win.

The Lady Rams travel to Rockdale County tonight to take on the Lady Bulldogs in region play at 7 p.m.

Newton will host home contests against Woodland and Morrow before traveling to Druid Hills in its next three