This week's Athlete of the Week is Jaylin Stewart '19. Jaylin is one of the captains of the varsity boys basketball team and this is his fourth year as a member of the team.
Last week, Jaylin and his teammates had an outstanding winning stretch including TCIS road wins over Bishop Sullivan and Hampton Roads Academy. On Tuesday, Jan. 29, the Trojans traveled to Virginia Beach to face the highly-ranked Crusaders of Bishop Sullivan. Thanks to an incredible 37-point performance by Jaylin, the Trojans emerged with a 76-72 victory. On Thursday, Jan. 31, the Trojans faced off against TCIS rival Hampton Roads Academy. Jaylin and his teammates dominated from the start on their way to a 67-34 win. Jaylin scored 21 points while adding four rebounds, four assists, and four steals. On Friday, Feb. 1, the Trojans played their Spirit Night game against Veritas Collegiate. Once again, Jaylin led the Trojans' scoring attack with 30 points and six assists on the way to another victory. He finished the week averaging 29.3 points per game and is now third in the TCIS at 20.6 points per game on the season.
Jaylin has had an outstanding career at Walsingham. He finished last week with 1,993 career points scored. He will look to join the exclusive 2,000 points scored club on Tuesday night at Peninsula Catholic. Senior Night for Jaylin and the rest of his teammates will be played on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 6:30 p.m. against Norfolk Academy.
Congratulations Jaylin, and Go Trojans!!