Newton recognized as Athlete of the Week

Shaun Lal, online sports editor

Junior golfer Abby Newton, who placed first at Districts and first at Regionals, will be recognized as the Memorial Herman Athlete of the Week by Channel 2 News.

Her feature will air at 10 p.m. tonight on Channel 2 News.

Newton broke the River Ridge Golf Course record with a round of 64 on April 6 at the KatyISD Varsity Golf District Tournament.

She was presented a plaque by a representative of Memorial Herman and interviewed by an anchor from Channel 2 News.