In a poll that ended December 4, Cincinnati.com readers selected the winners for the Cincinnati Enquirer Athlete of the Week, presented by Mercy Health, for the November 23-29 voting period.
At the end of the season, the winners will receive a certificate that will be sent out by the school’s sports department.
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This week’s winners are:
Winter team, guys: Sycamore boys basketball – The boys started their season with a strong win over Harrison (54-30), with Ben Southerland, transfer from Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy, ahead with 17 points.
Winter Team, Girls: Harrison Girls Basketball – TThe girls took their second early season win over Middletown 65-14 behind Ava Tombragels 17 points.
Soccer team: Walton-Verona – Led by quarterback Trey Hatmaker, the Bearcats beat Carroll County 34-0 on November 27 to advance in the state tournament.
Soccer players: Devin Holbert, Dixie Heights The junior caught 13 passes for 187 yards and four touchdowns in the 41-36 win over Ryle on November 27th. He also added a conversion score of two points.
Boys basketball players, big school: Ben Southerland, Sycamore – The junior striker had 17 points to Sycamore over Harrison 54-30. November lead. He added 4 blocks, 1 steal, 2 assists and 7 rebounds.
Boys basketball player, small school: Jaden Jefferson, North College Hill The freshman was 10-for-15 on the field for 10 points, 8 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals and a block in the 65-31 win over Spencer Center on November 25th.
Girl basketball player, big school: Ava Tombragel, Harrison – She had 17 points, 8 steals, 4 rebounds and 1 assist to lead Harrison 65-14 over Middletown on November 25th.
Girl basketball player, small school: Haven Dwyer, McNicholas – The senior striker had a team lead of 14 points as well as 7 rebounds, 2 steals, 2 blocks and an assist in the 37-25 win against Mariemont on November 23.
Boys Bowler: Alec Frank, Lebanon – He rolled a 440 to lead Lebanon ahead of Franklin, 2,144-1,653, and with a 220 helped him get an average second place in the Eastern Cincinnati Conference.
Girl bowler: Hannah Rearick, Lebanon – The Seniors bowled 187 and 182 against Franklin to give the Warriors a 1,893-1,351 win, averaging third place in the Eastern Cincinnati Conference (184.5).