The conference player of the week poll is back! The Southwestern Conference will hold a weekly poll here at swcohio.net where students, parents and fans can vote for the SWC player of the week! Each week, athletic directors from around the conference will nominate one male and one female student-athlete from their school based off their athletic performances and accomplishments. Voting will open on Monday and close on Wednesdays. Join us every week to vote for the most deserving performances!
**Some votes will be disqualified if voting is found to be done illegally**
SWC Female Player of the Week Nominees
Amherst – Elley Vorhees (So) Soccer – This past week in wins over Bay and Westlake, Vorhees totaled 2 goals, as the Lady Comets outscored their opponents 6-0.
Avon – Nyah Snezek (Jr) Soccer – In a 2-1 victory over North Olmsted Snezek had a goal and an assist. The junior also had 2 goals in a win over Shaker Hts.
Avon Lake – Maxine Springer (S0) Volleyball – The Shoregals Outside Hitter had 49 kills, 28% kill efficiency, 82% hitting, 12/12 serve reception, and 5 digs to lead Avon Lake to a 3-1 record for the week. She leads the team in kills on the season.
Berea-Midpark – Leia Rienerth (So) Soccer – Rienerth was on a goal scoring tear last week. On Wednesday, the sophomore scored a hat trick (3 goals) in Berea-Midpark’s victory over Lakewood. Over the weekend the Lady Titans traveled to Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School where Rienerth scored the game’s lone goal to give the Titans the 1-0 victory.
Lakewood – Teeghan McGann (S0) Cross Country – McGann finished ninth out of 335 helping her team finish fouth out of 37 teams at the 55th McQuaid Invitational in New York.
Midview – Audrey Sanzone (So) Cross Country – Sanzone finished fourth overall to lead the Middies to a fourth place team finish at Vermilion’s Obenour Invitational
North Olmsted – Mikayla Rollins (Sr) Soccer – The senior soccer athlete scored two goals over the past few games for the Eagles. Last season Mikayla was a 2nd team All SWC performer for the girls soccer team. Mikayla also excelled in track and field as a hurdler for the Eagles last spring.
North Ridgeville – Lindsey Moore (Sr) Soccer – The senior captain accounted for 2 goals and 1 assist in a 6-1 Victory over St. Joseph and 2 goals and 2 assists in an 8-0 victory over Elyria.
Olmsted Falls – Kylie Fitzgerald (Sr) Soccer – The Eastern Kentucky commit helped lead the Bulldogs to a 2-0 week with two goals and three assists in wins over Mentor and North Olmsted.
Westlake – Katie Whitesell (So) Volleyball – The sophomore had eight kills and eight digs against Avon while also having seven kills against Berea-Midpark.
SWC Male Player of the Week Nominees
Amherst – Matthew Kirsch (Sr) Cross Country – Kirsch won the Inaugural Titan 5k this past Saturday. His finish propelled the Comets Boys Team to the Team Championship.
Avon – Aiden Lacko (Sr) Soccer – This past week Lacko scored one goal in a 2-0 win over Cleveland Hts and also Scored a hat trick in a 4-0 win over North Ridgeville.
Avon Lake – Drew DelGiudice (Sr) Soccer – DelGiudice helped led the team to two victories last week. The senior had two goals and one assist against Normandy and had one goal and one assist against Midview.
Berea-Midpark – Luke Devins (So) Football – In Berea-Midpark’s Friday night win over Westlake, Devins threw for three touchdowns and ran for another score in the Titans victory. He completed 12-of-18 passes for 239 yards.
Midview – Kaiden Koch (So) Soccer – The sophomore forward scored two goals and had two assists in Midview’s 5-0 victory over Parma on Saturday.
North Olmsted – Owen Conway (Jr) Cross Country – The junior cross country runner had an outstanding performance at the vermilion invitational this past weekend. Owen is also a member of the boys tennis team.
North Ridgeville – Sam Forristal (Fr) Golf – The freshman sank a hole in one on #7 at Legacy Golf course in Tuesday’s non conference match up vs Bay Village.
Olmsted Falls – Alister White (Jr) Soccer – White scored three goals on the week, twice against the Shaker Heights and once against North Olmsted.