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 848,000 votes were cast. Two nominees had over 280,000 votes each….another had over 84,000.

Week 4 Ohio HS Athletes of the Week

* 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.

* 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.

* 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.


Week 5 Ohio HS Athlete of the Week Nominations

* Gabriel Sharrock, Manchester (Akron) Boys Soccer
Junior has 14 goals and two assists in last four games, including seven goals and an assist in an 8-1 win over Fairless.

* Ethan Wright, Manchester (Akron) Football
Sophomore running back went over 1,000 yards rushing for the season with 276 yards and six touchdowns on 17 carries in a 55-8 win over Triway.

Ohio High School Football Stats

* Hannah Headlee, Jonathan Alder (Plain City) Girls Soccer
Senior scored 20 points last week (nine goals, two assists) as her team went 3-0 and outscored its opponents 25-1.

* Melina Woods, Ada Volleyball
Senior had 31 kills and 11 digs in a win over Delphos Jefferson and 32 kills and 11 digs in a loss to Lima Central Catholic.

Ohio High School Volleyball Stats

* Ethan Pequignot, Indian Lake (Lewistown) Boys Soccer
Scored a school record seven goals in a 10-0 win over Marion Harding.

* Raina Terry, Highland (Sparta) Volleyball
Sophomore had 44 kills and 11 digs in a 3-2 win over Northmor.

Ohio High School Girls Soccer Stats

* Ryan Delelles, Steubenville Boys Soccer
Senior scored five goals in a 5-3 win over Columbiana Crestview.

Ohio High School Boys Soccer Stats

* Kyle Flannery, East (Sciotoville) Football
Junior scored five touchdowns via rushing (three), receiving and punt return in a 49-7 win over Manchester.

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.

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.

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