York College's Blayde Reich gets CAC basketball honor


York College junior Blayde Reich was named the Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Week after leading the Spartans to a 2-0 record last week.

Included in that run was a victory against Salisbury, which was ranked No. 12 in NCAA Division III, on Saturday.

York College's Blayde Reich had 28 points, five rebounds, five blocks and five assists against Wesley on Tuesday.

In the upset win over the Sea Gulls, the 6-foot, 5-inch Reich converted a 3-point play with 39 seconds left to give the Spartans the lead. He scored 18 points on 6-of-9 shooting from the floor, while also going 6 for 7 from the free throw line, grabbing six rebounds and finishing with a pair of steals.

During the week’s first game, Reich recorded 16 points, four rebounds, a block, a steal and an assist as York snapped a five-game losing streak at Frostburg State.

For the week, Reich averaged 17 points and 5.0 rebounds. For the season, Reich is averaging 11.8 points and 5.0 rebounds per game.