Outstanding Indian: Destiny Blake

Junior point-guard Destiny Blake helped the Lady Indians’ basketball team turn things around this week, as they picked up wins over Sussex Tech and Sussex Central, and improved their record to 9-3.

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Blake leads the team in assists and is one of the team’s leading scorers. She netted 13 points in Indian River’s win over Sussex Tech last Friday and followed up this Tuesday with eight points, as the Lady Indians pushed past local rival Sussex Central.

“She’s really grown into a leader,” said Indian River head coach John Frye. “Her assists are very high. She’s always looking to get teammates involved. She gets just as much enjoyment in making a good pass as she does scoring a basket. No one in the state plays as hard as she does, and when she’s on a roll, she finds a way to get to the basket