Central Noble's Meleah Leatherman was selected as the DeKalb Health Girls Basketball Fan Vote Player of the Week for the fifteenth week of the season. Leatherman captured 63.06 percent of the 1,118 votes cast.Leatherman led Central Noble in the morning game of Saturday's Regional with 14 points as they narrowly topped South Adams. In the Regional title game that night, she scored 24 points for the Cougars as they topped Delphi for their first ever Regional title.
Other nominees were Homestead's Karissa McLaughlin and Jazmyne Geist, Concordia Lutheran's Shania Kelly and Norwell's Kaylee Roller.
Voting weekly for the DeKalb Health Basketball Fan Choice Player of the Week opens each Sunday at news-sentinel.com and continues until 11 p.m. Monday night. The winner is announced in the Tuesday edition of The News-Sentinel each week.