Player of the week: Mykala Jones
By Matt Middleton | Staff Writer
Friday, January 22, 2010

WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HER: She scored 25 points Saturday in Laney's biggest win of the season, by six points over tough Region 3-AA opponent Dodge County. Jones added 19 points, including four 3-pointers, three nights later in an easy win over Swainsboro.

GET TO KNOW HER

Q: What are a couple of keys to making so many 3-pointers?

A: Take your time and shoot it the same every time.

Q: People say you look like ...?

A: Former Laney player Kami Phillips

Q: It's unhealthy, but you still eat ...

A: McDonald's

Q: How many text messages do you send on a typical day?

A: 1,000

Q: Why is Laney's fullcourt pressure defense so effective?

A: Even if you break it once, we're still going to come at you. It's a lot of pressure.

Q: What was the last movie you saw in theaters ...?

A: The Blind Side

Q: I don't understand why people like ...

A: Pickles

Q: What is a TV show you don't miss?

A: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Q: How would you describe Laney coach Otis Smart in one or two words?

A: Hard-working

MYKALA JONES

SCHOOL: Laney

CLASS: Jr.

POS.: Point guard

Ht.: 5-foot-5

From the Friday, January 22, 2010 edition of the Augusta Chronicle
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