East Ascension senior guard Shedrick Smith is the parish Athlete of the Week.

This week’s Weekly Citizen Athlete of the Week, brought to you by Rouses Market, is senior guard Shedrick Smith of East Ascension.

In the Spartans’ district opener against parish rival Dutchtown, Smith was his team’s leading scorer with 21 points. His offensive barrage helped East Ascension make easy work of the Griffins, winning by a 77-53 margin.

The victory was the fifth straight for the Spartans and their seventh win in their last eight games. It improved their overall record to 16-6.