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New All-Time Leading Scorer, Rebounder at Bishop Ireton

Akunna Konkwo celebrates with Bishop Ireton teammates. (Photo credit – Billy Sabatini P ’18, ’21)

Alexandria, VA – Akunna Konkwo ‘19 recently became the all-time leading scorer and rebounder in the history of the girl’s basketball program at Bishop Ireton High School. During her time as a Cardinal, she amassed over 2,000 points and more than 1,500 rebounds.

“I’m thankful to my parents, coaches, and teammates for helping me achieve this milestone,” she said. “I’m very excited to be playing basketball at Boston College this fall.”

Akunna Konkwo at the line. (Photo credit – Billy Sabatini P ’18, ’21)

“It’s special to have such a dominant player leading our girl’s basketball program,” said Athletic Director  Bryce Bevill. “She has sustained excellence during her four years here through her hard work, commitment, and dedication.”

Akunna Konkwo is all-time leading scorer at Bishop Ireton High School in Alexandria, VA (Photo credit – Billy Sabatini P ’18, ’21)

The Cardinals face-off against Bishop O’Connell in the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) playoffs this Saturday, February 23 at 12:00 p.m. at DeMatha Catholic High School.



Mary Wadland

Mary Wadland is the Publisher and Editor in Chief of The Zebra Press, founded by her in 2010. Originally from Delray Beach, Florida, Mary is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Hollins College in Roanoke, VA and has lived and worked in the Alexandria publishing community since 1987.

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