Below are the PlayInTheDells.com Athlete of the Week Nominees for the week of March 2-8. Voting is open until Thursday at 4pm, so be sure to vote for who you feel is most deserving and spread the word. Users may vote once per day.
PlayInTheDells.com Athlete of the Week Nominees: March 2-8
Peyton Flanders, Superior boys hockey, stopped all 20 shots to help the Spartans capture the State Championship with their 6-0 win over Wausau West. Flanders also posted a shutout in their win over Cedarburg in a State Semifinal.
Jada Dayne, Waunakee girls basketball, scored a game-high 19 points to help the Warriors defeat Waterford 68-55 and advance to the state tournament for the first time since 2001. Dayne finished with 16 points in their 40-36 victory over Madison Edgewood in a Division 2 Sectional Semifinal.
Devin Oesau, Gilmanton boys basketball, hit the game-winning shot and finished with a game-high 24 points to lead the Panthers past top-seeded Bangor 52-51 and advance to Division 5 Sectional play. Oesau also scored 21 points in the Panthers 58-50 win against Eleva-Strum in a Regional Semifinal.
Katie Stark, Hayward girls basketball, hit the game-winning shot at the buzzer to lift Hayward past Durand 43-42 and earn their first state tournament appearance since 1989. Stark finished with a game-high 16 points. In their Division 3 Sectional Semifinal win over Baldwin-Woodville, Katie finished with a game-high 20 points.
Sloan Sullivan, University School girls hockey co-op, finished with a goal and an assist to lift them to their first State Championship with a 2-1 win over Hayward co-op in the title game. In their state semifinal win over Onalaska co-op, Sullivan scored 2 goals and added 3 assists.
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