Feb 25, 2015
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Former Salesian Basketball star Jeffrey Parker has been named the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) Men’s Basketball Player of the week — the second honor this season for the Western Washington University sophomore from Richmond.

According to the Bellingham Herald, the 6-foot-6 forward helped the Western Washington Vikings to victories over No. 15-ranked Western Oregon, 73-50, and Saint Martin’s, 90-79, scoring 18 points and 24 respectively. Parker is tied for team-high scoring honors this season.

The Vikings are 17-10 overall and sixth in the GNAC standings. WWU has already qualified for the GNAC Tournament held in March in Billings, Mont.

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Mike Aldax is the editor of the Richmond Standard. He has 13 years of journalism experience, most recently as a reporter for the San Francisco Examiner. He previously held roles as reporter and editor at Bay City News, Napa Valley Register, Garden Island Newspaper in Kaua’i, and the Queens Courier in New York City.