ELMIRA HEIGHTS, N.Y. (WETM) – This week’s winner had a big game on the basketball court for the Spartans.

Thomas A. Edison basketball player Payton Littlefield is the Simmons-Rockwell Nissan 18 Sports Athlete of the Week. The sophomore guard poured in 27 points in a 53-45 win for the Spartans on the road against Lansing. Payton has helped Edison win nine straight games and the Spartans are having a big turnaround season with a record of 10-2.

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