(Advertisement)

Adkins Provides Offensive Lift Off Bench

Posted: January 11, 2013 at 4:01 a.m.

Bentonville’s Deanna Adkins, left, shown driving past East Newton (Mo.) defender Shelbey Thomlinson during the 58th annual Neosho (Mo.) Holiday Classic, provides the Lady Tigers with instant offense off the bench.
Zoom

Bentonville’s Deanna Adkins, left, shown driving past East Newton (Mo.) defender Shelbey Thomlinson during the 58th annual Neosho (Mo.) Holiday Classic, provides the Lady Tigers with instant offense off the bench.

Basketball coaches typically expect their team’s offensive production to decrease when they have to bring in one of their bench players.

PROFILE

Deanna Adkins

SCHOOL: Bentonville

CLASS: Junior

HEIGHT: 5-4

NOTABLE: Comes off the bench to provide instant offense on a deep Lady Tiger basketball team. ... Averages 5.6 points through Bentonville’s first 15 games. ... Hit six 3-pointers and scored a season-high 20 points against Oklahoma City Douglass in the Vinita (Okla.) Invitational Big Dawg Shootout last month.

This story is only available from our archives.

(Advertisement)



« Previous Story

DaShaun A Stark Contrast From A Year Ago

DaShaun Stark, center, of Springdale has become a vocal leader for the Bulldogs.

DaShaun Stark grew tired of watching Springdale High teammate Treshawn Gause struggle to defend Rogers High’s ... Read »

Next Story »

Ward’s Presence Boosts Lady War Eagles

Ashley Ward, a Rogers Heritage senior, tries to drive Tuesday around Springdale High senior Brittany Jurgens at War Eagle Arena in Rogers.

Kevin Ramey has no doubt his Rogers Heritage girls basketball team is better with Ashley Ward on the floor. ... Read »