Congratulations to Mainland's sensational sophomore Anthony Capasso for taking home last week's 97.3 ESPN High School Athlete of the Week.

This week, we have a new set of local student-athletes who shine on their respective fields, and each is now in the running to take home this week’s Athlete of the Week award.

You can cast your vote below as many times as you’d like, and then you can hear the winner announced live on the South Jersey Sports Report with Mike Frankel every Saturday morning beginning at 9:00.


Brendan Bean, Baseball, Wildwood - The sophomore hit two monster home runs and contributed some effective pitching in two NJSIAA games, leading the Warriors to their first South Jersey final.

 

Asia Young, Track and Field, Holy Spirit - The junior won the 200 meters, 400 meters and the long jump in the NJSIAA Non-Public B Meet, setting a school record in the long jump.

 

Denny Brady, Baseball, Buena - The East Carolina recruit struck out 15 and pitched a one-hit shutout in one game, then had key hits in the second game as the Chiefs advanced to the South Jersey Group 2 final.

 

Kyle Gerace, Baseball, Mainland - The junior pitched a 5-hit shutout, striking out 13, in a 1-0 win over Toms River South to move the Mustangs into the South Jersey Group 3 final.

 

B.J. Mitchell, Track and Field, St. Joseph - The senior finished 1st in the long jump and was part of the winning 4x400 relay team in the South Jersey Non-Public B Meet.

 

Bobby Spicer, Baseball, Holy Spirit - The sophomore allowed just five hits over six innings in a 2-1 win over St. Rose in the NJSIAA Non-Public B Tournament.