Winner of the South Jersey HS Athlete of the Week for Jan 18 2022
Each week, 973 ESPN South Jersey and Prime Events are bringing you the chance to vote for the South Jersey High School Athlete of the Week. We want to recognize some of the great student-athletes from around the Cape Atlantic League with five nominees. The winners of the South Jersey High School Athletes of the 2021 Fall Season are Cedar Creek's JC Landicini and Egg Harbor Township's Jenna Gray.
Check out this week's candidates for the South Jersey High School Athlete of the Week and see who the winner is:
*Megan Fox, Atlantic City - The Senior is a three-time first-team swimming all-star committed to South Carolina. She has 17 first place finishes already this year for the Vikings' Swim Team.
*Carlos Lopez, Egg Harbor Township - The 1,000-plus scorer Senior is averaging 24 points per game for the Silver Eagles and is among the CAL leaders in Steals. He is a big reason why EHT has been one of the top three public school boys basketball teams in South Jersey this year.
*Max Elton, Holy Spirit - The Junior won 11 of his first 13 matches on the wrestling mat at 113 and 120 pounds. He finished third in the NJSIAA Regionals last season and qualified for the state championships.
*Hunter Horsey, Oakcrest - This Senior won 11 of his first 12 wrestling matches for the Falcons at 132, 138 and 144 pounds, including eight pins. He finished fourth in the NJSIAA Regionals last year and qualified for the state championships.
*Yamere Diggs, Vineland - The Senior has led the Fighting Clan Boys Basketball team to one of its best starts this season, averaging 20 points per game and being right near the top of the Cape Atlantic League in Steals and Assists
And the winner of this week's voting for the South Jersey High School Athlete of the Week is Atlantic City's Megan Fox! The Atlantic City High School Senior Swimmer got a strong push during the last 36 hours of voting and received 65 percent of the votes this week. Make sure you check back next week to vote for who will be the next South Jersey High School Athlete of the Week!