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Mosley's Alexis Ware- Scholar Athlete of the Week

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The Mosley Lady Dolphins hoops squad has seen three straight year's of County Championships, and Senior Alexis Ware has been a part of every one of those squads as a four year letter winner. One rule for any opposing team facing Mosley: don't leave Alexis Ware open beyond the three point line.

"Alexis is the kind of athlete you don't leave open on the perimeter- if you do, she's going to knock down threes on you," says heads coach Steve Canfield.

Knock down threes she does- draining 108 in her career, just 16 short of the school record. All that point scoring as Alexis just 76 points shy of the 1000 point mark.

"It's really exciting," she says. "I really want to break the three point record so I can be remembered."

"She's an amazing athlete, good leader," says coach Canfield. "We've come to rely on her a lot as far as basketball goes."

Next year, Alexis will have a whole new team to rely on her- as she inked with the University of South Carolina Aiken to continue her hoops career.

"It feels good that I'm going to keep going and playing," says Alexis. "It was nerve wrecking, but it was exciting at the same time, just having everybody come support me really helped."

"Whenever you can get a girl to sign a four year scholarship, it's a big deal," says coach Canfield. "I'm proud of her, she's done a great job."

But Alexis hasn't just done a great job on the court- as she boasts a 3.56 GPA in the classroom, taking honors classes throughout her time at Mosley.

"I know the freshman really look up to me because they tell me all the time that they look up to me as a big sister," says Alexis. "They're just like you're the best basketball player that I've met, I can't wait to see what else you have to accomplish."

"I've known Alexis since she was in sixth grade, and she's always been a Dolphin and she's worked extremely hard," says Coach Canfield. "For Alexis, I have no doubt she can do whatever she wants to do. She's just that kind of kid."

That kind of kid who is setting records and leaving her mark at Mosley High. Alexis said one of the main reasons why she chose USC-Aiken was because she wants to go into Pre-Med, and they have a hospital right across the street where can intern.