Jenks Basketball Sydney Ellis: Mazzio’s Athlete of the Year Scholarship Nominee

Sydney Ellis is a four-year varsity basketball player and according to her coach, she is poised for a breakout season her senior year. She is averaging career highs in every category including 11 points, four rebounds, two assists, and two steals per game. Sydney’s leadership skills have also earned her a role on her team’s leadership council two years in a row. Sydney is a shooter who can score from the outside and is a very strong finisher around the basket. She takes great pride as a defender and loves to guard the toughest player on the other team. “She is an absolute competitor,” said Coach Mike Acord.