Houska, Tucker BlueStreak-Overtime Players of the Week

Danbury's Uniqua Tucker goes in for a layup during last week's FCIAC championship win over Trumbull.

Eric Houska of the Wilton boys basketball team and Uniqua Tucker of the Danbury girls basketball team are this week’s BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players of the Week.

Houska and Tucker will each receive T-shirts and plaques from BlueStreak Sports Training.

Houska scored 26 points to lead the Warriors to a 66-64 quarterfinal win in overtime against Westhill in their first FCIAC Tournament appearance since 2000.

Tucker finished with a game-high 14 points to help the Hatters repeat as FCIAC champions with a 41-30 win over Trumbull.

Nominations are open now until next Tuesday at 10 a.m. for this week’s winners.

To nominate an athlete, click on this link and email in the name of the person you are nominating.

Please include all of the player’s statistics for the week as well as the team results.

The award will be judged on games/matches/meets played Monday through Saturday of each week. Please wait until an athlete is done competing for the week to submit your nomination.

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