MaxPreps/JJHuddle Ohio HS Athlete of the Week

You vote, you decide…who had Ohio’s best individual performance this past week?

MaxPreps and JJHuddle are proud to announce that they will again sponsor an athlete of the week during the 2017-18 school year.

Each week during the season (regular and post), there will be a fan-generated contest to tab two weekly winners. Each winner will receive awards (bracelets and certificates). Football, girls and boys soccer and volleyball athletes will be eligible for the award.

How does it work?

Nominees will be selected from statistics submitted on MaxPreps. Coaches who do not have current access may request their free account here. Stats must be entered on MaxPreps to make players eligible for the Athlete of the Week awards. We will announce the weekly finalists on MaxPreps and JJHuddle every Tuesday and voting will be conducted in a special poll. Voting will cease at noon on Mondays. The winners (2-3 per week) will be announced the next day along with the next week’s nominees.

Vote as many times as you want. It’s a competition. Vote Now!

Last week over 92,000 votes were cast.

Week 3 Ohio HS Athletes of the Week

* Nick Sparr and Austin Davis, Triway (Wooster) Football (Votes)
Senior pass-catch combo shined in a 41-14 win over Waynedale. Sparr completed 17-of-20 passes for 348 yards and five touchdowns, while Davis had seven catches for 202 yards and three touchdowns.

* Morgan Bowers, Bexley (Columbus) Girls Soccer (Votes)
Junior had three goals and three assists in a 7-0 win over London.

Week 4 Ohio HS Athlete of the Week Nominations

* Brandon Coleman, Columbia (Columbia Station) Football
Junior running back and linebacker made huge plays in every facet in a 48-34 win overt Keystone. He carried the ball 33 times for 270 yards and four touchdowns on offense, and added 15 tackles and an interception return for a touchdown on defense. On special teams, Coleman returned a kickoff for a touchdown. He finished with 357 all-purpose yards.

* Isaiah Bowser, Sidney Football
Senior running back and Northwestern recruit surpassed 1,000 yards rushing for the season when he ran for a career-high 413 yards and six touchdowns on 41 carries in a 55-48 win over Xenia. Bowser also completed both of his pass attempts for 90 yards and another touchdown. The Yellow Jackets moved to 4-0 for the first time since 1996.

Ohio High School Football Stats

* Victor Aguilera, Rock Hill (Ironton) Boys Soccer
Junior notched his fifth hat trick of the season with a five-goal performance in a 6-4 win over Point Pleasant 9WV).

* Annamarie Nedeljkovic, Valley Forge (Parma Heights) Girls Soccer
Junior goalie made 24 saves in a 2-2 tie with North Ridgeville and 15 saves in a 2-1 win over Elyria Catholic.

Ohio High School Volleyball Stats

* Tino Kusic and Jeremiah Booker, Bridgeport Football
Pass-catch dup dominated in a 52-0 win over Paden City (WV). Kusic completed 14-of-20 passes for 440 yards and seven touchdowns, while, Booker had seven catches for 284 yards and 4 touchdowns.

* Grace Maziar, Bishop Fenwick (Franklin) Volleyball
Sophomore setter had 60 assists in a 3-2 loss to Alter and 44 assists in a 3-1 win over Badin.

Ohio High School Girls Soccer Stats

* Garrett Maiden, Nelsonville-York (Nelsonville) Football
Senior quarterback completed 15-of-22 passes for 340 yards and five touchdowns and ran the ball three times for 63 yards and a touchdown in a 49-7 win over River Valley. Also kicked five PATs.

* Ali Thompson, Bloom-Carroll (Carroll) Volleyball
Junior libero had 54 digs in a 3-2 win over Teays Valley and 38 digs in a 3-1 win over Liberty Union.

Ohio High School Boys Soccer Stats

* Seth Bailey, Plymouth Football
Senior running back and linebacker carried the ball 23 times for 322 yards and six touchdowns in a 56-29 win over South Central.. Also had 80 return yards and 30 yards passing. On defense accounted for 18 tackles

* Halie Sciury, Sandy Valley (Magnolia) Girls Soccer
Senior had six goals in an 8-0 win over Akron North, three goals in a 6-3 loss to Harrison Central and two goals in a 2-2 tie with Kingsway Christian. 

 
PAST WINNERS
 
Week 1 Ohio HS Athletes of the Week

* Owen Wetherill & Nick Adams, Hardin Northern (Dola) Football (Votes)
Duo dominated in a 57-35 win over Arcadia. Wetherill, a freshman quarterback and linebacker, completed 18-of-31 passes for 329 yards and six touchdowns and had 12 tackles, including three tackles-for-loss and two sacks. Adams, a junior running back, carried the ball 12 times for 100 yards and a touchdown and caught six passes for 146 yards and three more touchdowns.

* Jacob Denlinger, Twin Valley South (West Alexandria) Boys Soccer (Votes)
Senior goalkeeper made 17 saves in a 4-0 shutout win over Middletown Madison. Also had 16 saves in a 3-1 loss to Miami Valley.

* Rachel Williamson, Antwerp Volleyball (Votes)
Senior middle hitter had 45 kills and four blocks in a 3-2 win over Miller City.

Week 2 Ohio HS Athletes of the Week

* Eli Gibson, Preble Shawnee (Camden) Football (Votes)
Senior running back averaged 9.5 yards per carry and churned out 334 yards (and two touchdowns) on 35 carries in a 30-7 win over Twin Valley South. That followed up a 234-yard, three touchdown performance in a 32-14 Week 1 win over National Trail where he averaged 13 yards on 18 carries.

* Caden Hostetler, Indian Valley (Gnadenhutten) Football (Votes)
Junior running back ran for 247 yards and five touchdowns on 18 carries (13.7 yard average) in a 38-32 win over Akron Manchester.

* Fide Valverde-Rivera, Streetsboro Girls Soccer (Votes)
Junior forward had five goals in a 14-0 win over Akron Springfield and three in an 8-1 win over Firestone.

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