Appleton North senior Brianna Cantrell has been selected as the RallyAroundUs Athlete of the Week for the week of August 23-29 after a statewide vote on WisSports.net.
There were 2,617 total votes this week. Cantrell topped all vote getters with 958 votes. Badger's Cole Berghorn came in close second with 618 votes.
Appleton North came out on fire in the first week of their season going a perfect 12-0 and taking home first place finishes at the FVA Classic and the Homestead Joust. Cantrell was extraordinary in the two tournaments beginning with a team leading 24 kills during the 5-0 run at the FVA Classic. She turned things up a notch at the Homestead Joust, recording 57 kills, 19 digs and 11 aces during the two days.
Appleton North, the reigning Division 1 State Champion from the 2021 Alternate Spring season, sits atop the Division 1 rankings in the first WVCA Girls Volleyball State Rankings.
The Lightning begin Fox Valley Association conference play tonight in a matchup with Kimberly.
The Athlete of the Week is sponsored by RallyAroundUs. It highlights the players who have "made a splash" in the world of high school sports each week. If you have a nominee for Athlete of the Week please send it to Colton Wilson.
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