Vote for This Week’s High School Athlete of the Week [4/18]
Congratulations to Mainland's standout Lacrosse star Anna Gordon for taking home last week's 97.3 ESPN High School Athlete of the Week award.
This week we have a new batch of local student-athletes who have proven themselves worthy in their respective fields.
You can vote for your pick below, and you can hear the winner announced on the South Jersey Sports Report with Tyler Donohue Saturday morning beginning at 9:00.
Ricky Hopkins, Baseball, Holy Spirit - The senior catcher is crushing the ball so far this season, carrying a .523 batting average, a home run, four doubles and 10 RBIs through the first eight games. Hopkins hit a pair of doubles and drove in three runs to help lead the Spartans to a surprising 11-9 victory over previously unbeaten St. Augustine.
Zack Novick, Tennis, Middle Township - The senior set a school record with his 65th career victory against Wildwood Catholic on Monday. He picked up the milestone mark with a commanding straight-set win, taking the match 6-0, 6-0.
Cheyenne Meyer, Softball, Cedar Creek - The Pirates' ace struck out 12 batters in an impressive 7-2 victory over visiting Southern Regional.
Luke Westfield, Baseball, Pennsville - Westfield has come out firing on the mound. In his first three starts, the Pennsville pitcher was 3-0 with 18 strikeouts, surrendering just six hits. He didn't allow a single earned run in his first three outings.
Owen Dierolf, Lacrosse, Ocean City - The Red Raiders rallied to defeat Egg Harbor Township on Monday when Dierolf created a turnover on defense and converted a game-winning goal on the ensuing fast break. He found the back of the net with six second remaining in regulation to lift Ocean City over the Eagles, 8-7.