Portage/Poynette senior Mitchell Butson has been selected as the RallyAroundUs Athlete of the Week for the week of August 30 - September 5 after a statewide vote on WisSports.net.
There were 1,783 total votes this week. Butson topped all vote getters with 692 votes. Marshfield's Abby Ongna came in second with 469 votes.
Butson was spectacular on the week for the Portage/Poynette co-op team. He netted one goal and added two assists in a 7-2 win over Mauston early in the week. In the following 5-5 tie with Monroe, the senior midfielder netted a hat trick. Butson finished the week off with two goals and two more assists in 10-0 thrashing of Nekoosa.
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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