Congratulations to Atlantic City's swimming sensation Colleen Callahan for winning last week's 97.3 ESPN High School Athlete of the Week honors.

We have a new batch of local student-athletes this week who have proven themselves worthy.

You can vote for your pick, and hear the winner announced on the South Jersey Sports Report with Tyler Donohue Saturday morning beginning at 9:00.


Dayshawn Reynolds, Basketball, Atlantic City - The senior guard extended Atlantic City's shot at consecutive state titles. He hit an NBA-range three-pointer with 37 seconds remaining in regulation to tie Linden and force an overtime session, where AC would ultimately wrap up a Group IV championship. Reynolds, as usual, was also extremely active atop the Vikings perimeter defense.

 

Nigel Toussaint, Wrestling, Egg Harbor Township -  He was among a small group of South Jersey competitors to place at the NJSIAA state wresting tournament. Toussaint took eighth place in the 220-pound bracket.

 

Mary Kate Mateer, Basketball, Ocean City - The senior forward scored a team-high 14 points in Ocean City's Group III state championship victory over Jefferson Township. She scored nine points in the first half, as the Red Raiders built an early lead that held up on the way to the program's first state title.

 

Kevin Scott, Track & Field, Ocean City - He assaulted Ocean City's record books during the New Balance Indoor Nationals track competition at the New York Armory. Scott finished eighth in the two-mile race, setting a school record by finishing in 9:33. He tacked on more Red Raiders records in both the 3,200 and 3,000-meter competition.

 

Pat D'Arcy, Wrestling, Holy SpiritThe sophomore capped off a strong season with a third-place finish in the NJSIAA state wrestling tournament at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. D'Arcy earned a 1-0 victory to claim third place in the 106-pound weight class and finished his second high school with a 41-5 record.