In a poll that ended March 26th, Cincinnati.com readers selected winners for the Cincinnati Enquirer Athlete of the Week, presented by Mercy Health for the March 15-21 voting period.
The winners will receive a certificate sent through the school’s sports department. They are broadcast for a month at a time.
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You don’t have to be a subscriber to vote. This period lasts Monday evening until 5 p.m. every Friday during the season. Please send all nominations for the previous week’s performances to [email protected] by Sunday evening.
This week’s winners are:
Ohio Boys Team: St. Xavier Volleyball – The Bombers had three clean hits against Mount Vernon, Jackson and St. Charles on March 27th.
Ohio girls team: Ursuline Academy Softball – UA opened its season on March 27 with a 15-2 win over Harrison and a 15-0 shutout against Turpin.
Boys’ team from North Kentucky / Indiana: Highlands Basketball – The Bluebirds have won their first championship in the ninth region since 2001, and have a winning streak of 17 games in this week’s Sweet 16.
Girls team from North Kentucky / Indiana: Highlands Basketball – The Bluebirds rallied from behind to beat Holy Cross in the quarterfinals of the ninth region.
Baseball: Lleyton Flamm, New Richmond – The junior opened the season with a perfect game on the hill as the Lions beat East Clinton 8-0. Flamm had 15 strikeouts and was also 2-on-4 at the plate when he drove in a run and scored a run.
Soft ball: Delaney Konz, Edgewood – The senior left with four RBIs in Edgewood’s 12-4 win over Hamilton 2-4.
Boys basketball players: Sam Vinson, Highlands – The senior has been named the Ninth Region MVP
Girl basketball player: Emma Riccoben, Highlands – The senior led the Bluebirds in the ninth region semi-finals and was an all tournament choice.
Boys Lacrosse: Michael Antaki, Moeller – He caused three turnovers and six ground balls in Moeller’s 9-6 win over Mason.
Girls Lacrosse: Lauren Stone, Mason – The junior scored two goals in Mason’s 11-10 win over Thomas Worthington.
Tennis: Ethan Hatfield, Moeller-Hatfield opened Moeller’s five-set win over Milford with a 6-4, 6-3 win in the first individual.
Boys Track: Elijah Doster, Lebanon – Second place went to first place in the 100-meter and 200-meter runs and the long jump at the Harrison Wildcat Track Opener.
Girls Track: Jazz Haas, Mount Notre Dame – Haas followed third in the 100-meter run with a long jump victory at the Northwest Invitational.
Water polo: Kyle McDaniel, Princeton – He had seven blocks and four steals in Princeton’s 11-9 win over Napoleon.
Wrestler: Dakota Brooksbank, Simon Kenton – The senior won the £ 220 state championship on March 27 and avenged a loss to Ryles Gabe Savage last weekend.
Boys volleyball: Grant Hubbard, Lakota East – Hubbard had five service aces over the weekend, including four against Centerville on March 26th.