A local basketball standout has earned another prestigious honor.
For the second time this season, Brooke Richard of Bellefontaine has been named the Ohio Community College Athletic Conference (OCCAC) Player of the Week.
Richard, a sophomore guard from Edison Community College, averaged 29 points, 7.5 rebounds, and 2 assists in two games last week.
Richard had 31 points, 8 rebounds, and 2 assists in an 80-76 loss to Number 16 Cincinnati State Technical and Community College.
She followed that with 27 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists, and 1 steal in a win over Cuyahoga Community College.
Edison head coach Kim Rank described Richard as a "true competitor".
Richard is averaging 20.4 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 3.3 assists per game for Edison (11-3).
She was also named player of the week in late November.
The Chargers are hosting Sinclair Community College tonight and will travel to Columbus State on Saturday.
Richard graduated from Jackson Center in 2012. She played for the Tigers and Benjamin Logan.