January 22, 2008

Atkins attracting plenty of interest

Tucker (Ga.) High School held off a tremendous individual effort on Monday from Georgia bound forward Howard Thompkins thanks in large part to the scoring punch of junior Manny Atkins.

Atkins scored 25 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in his team's win and played the anti-Thompkins role nicely. Atkins hit several key three-pointers down the stretch and helped hold off Wesleyan for the big win.

Despite his offensive touch, Atkins said he was more proud of his defensive effort.

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