Athletes of the week
CHAGRIN FALLS>>GIRLS BASKETBALL SENIOR>>CENTER
On the court: In wins over Wickliffe and West Geauga, had 20 points, 25 rebounds and 12 blocked shots. Off the court: “Step” loves watching the Cavs, “especially Cedi Osman. He is my hero.” Favorite show is “Ball in the Family.”
MAYFIELD>> WRESTLING SOPHOMORE>> HEAVYWEIGHT
On the mat: Won by pin in the last match of the WRC tournament to give Mayfield its first wrestling league title since 2011. Off the mat: “Tram” enjoys spending time with family and 1980s music. Can put one leg behind his head while standing.
LAKE CATHOLIC>>GIRLS BASKETBALL SENIOR>>POINT GUARD
On the court: In a 54-46 win over VASJ, had 22 points, five rebounds, four assists and two steals.
Off the court: “Rosie” is a Willowick resident. Is the youngest of eight children and has eight nieces and nephews. Favorite food is pasta.
WEST GEAUGA>> BASKETBALL SENIOR>>GUARD
On the court: Scored 27 points, including 11 in the fourth quarter, and recorded six rebounds in a win against Beachwood. Scored 18 points in a win over Hawken. Off the court: Will study business at Ohio State. Collects sneakers. Favorite show is “Friends.”
MAYFIELD>>GIRLS BASKETBALL JUNIOR>>FORWARD
On the court: In two games, had 32 points, 20 rebounds, four blocks and three assists, including a 26 points and 13 rebounds in a win over Kenston. Off the court: “Katy K” lists math as her favorite subject. Favorite food is Tasty’s Pizza.
GILMOUR>> BASKETBALL SOPHOMORE>> GUARD
On the court: Scored 17 points and made five 3-pointers in a loss to Walsh Jesuit. Scored 20 points and made five 3-pointers in a 78-50 victory over Hawken. Off the court: Avon resident enjoys playing “Fortnite” and trips to Cedar Point.
PERRY>>GIRLS BASKETBALL JUNIOR>>POINT GUARD
On the court: In the Pirates’ CVC titleclinching win over Geneva, had 20 points, five rebounds and three steals. Off the court: Also runs cross country and track. Favorite subject is math. Favorite show is “Stranger Things.”
LAKE CATHOLIC>> WRESTLING SOPHOMORE>>106 POUNDS
On the mat: Went 3-0 at the Division II state duals with a pin, a technical fall and a major decision. Off the mat: Willoughby resident also plays soccer and baseball. Enjoys playing Texas hold ’em. Favorite subject is science.
Varsity coaches from all sports can nominate athletes for Players of the Week until 8 p.m. every Monday. They can be emailed to Scores@News-Herald.com. We do not take nominations via social media or text message.