FOOTBALL AND NON-FOOTBALL ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
Congratulations to Bethany junior Taylor Heim and Carl Albert senior Christina LaValley for being winning The Oklahoman‘s Athletes of the Week poll for their respective sports. Heim was stellar in Bethany’s 27-14 season-opening win against Jones last Friday. He threw a 4- and 6-yard touchdown pass, ran for a 1-yard score and caught a 44-yard touchdown pass.
LaValley, a volleyball star, had six digs, four assists and three aces, playing a pivotal role defensively.
Here’s a look at the results of each poll.
Taylor Heim, Bethany, 2,870 votes (33.04%)
Cirillio Valles, McLoud, 2,031 votes (23.38%)
Mason Snyder, Crossings Christian, 1,886 votes (21.71%)
Javion Jones, Deer Creek, 1,457 votes (16.77%)
Denver Wolfe, Moore, 341 votes (3.93%) Kaleb Barnes, Oklahoma Christian School, 73 votes (.84%)
Chris Shaputas, Guthrie, 29 votes (.33%)
Cross country, softball and volleyball
Christina LaValley, Carl Albert, 4,975 votes (62.22%)
Beth Damon, Edmond Memorial, 2,439 votes (30.5%)
Liesel Kehoe, Edmond North, 569 votes (7.12%)
Gilbert Velez, Deer Creek, 13 votes (.16%)
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