Vote for This Week’s Athlete of the Week [5/29]
Congratulations to Atlantic City's Maddie Taggart who took home last week's 97.3 ESPN High School Athlete of the Week honors.
This week, we have a fresh batch of local student-athletes who have proven themselves worthy on their respective fields.
You can make your vote below, and you can hear the winner announced on the South Jersey Sports Report with Tyler Donohue Saturday morning beginning at 9:00.
Matt Tepedino, Baseball, Mainland Regional - The senior pitcher helped secure a spot in the South Jersey finals for the first time in 11 years by tossing a two-hitter in semifinal action against Hammonton. He struck out seven batters.
Quinn Bithell, Track & Field, Lower Cape May - The sophomore shattered a school record on her way to the South Jersey Group II high jump title. She announced herself as a premier underclassman with top-five finishes in three other championship events.
Joe Gatto, Baseball, St. Augustine Prep - The senior continued a strong season-ending stretch by tossing a three-hit gem in a 3-0 victory over Immaculata in the Non-Public South A quarterfinal. It was Gatto's fourth straight complete game.
Jackie DeLong, Softball, Wildwood Catholic - She starred for the 11th-seeded Crusaders as the team advanced to its first South Jersey Non-Public B semifinal with a 4-2 victory over St. Rose. She was the winning pitcher, scored the game's first run and tripled.
Dylan Jinks, Lacrosse, Southern Regional - The star junior scored a game-winning goal in overtime against Lenape to deliver the Rams to a second straight South Jersey Group IV title. He tallied five goals and four assist in the 11-10 win, reaching 300 career points.