Vote for This Week’s High School Athlete of the Week [3/7]
Congratulations to Holy Spirit senior Gina Lewis 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.
Colleen Callahan, Swimming, Atlantic City – She became the first female swimmer to win eight individual events during her career by claiming victories in the 200-yard individual medley and 100-yard breaststroke at the NJSIAA Meet of Champions. She broke her own meet record in the 200 IM.
Billy Ward, Wrestling, Buena – The senior earned his fourth straight regional championship. He topped Sam Morena (Paulsboro) 9-6 in the final round. A week prior to his success at the Region 8 tournament, Ward won his fourth straight District 32 title.
Julia Duggan, Basketball, Ocean City – Posted a double-double in Group III state semifinal. The senior center scored 11 points and pulled down 10 rebounds in a 35-26 win. Duggan also provided dominant interior defense as Ocean City limited Freehold Borough to two points in both the first and third quarters.
Tom Gattinella, Wrestling, St. Augustine – The Hermits standout followed up his third district championship with a Region 8 title. Gattinella capped off a dramatic run with a 2-1 win over Tyler Kaminski (West Deptford)
Isaiah Graves, Basketball, Atlantic City – The junior guard scored 17 points in Group IV state semifinal showdown against East Brunswick. Graves poured in 10 points during the fourth quarter of a 51-49 win.