Each week during the high school sports season the High School Sports Examiner and the Eastern Maine Sports Blog will announce a female and male athlete of the week. You can send your nominations to Marc at email@example.com.
When you send your nominations include the athlete, name of the school, stats for the week of the nomination.
2014/2015 winter season- Week 5- December 29th – January 3rd
Roadrunner Taxi female athlete of the week
Delani Bennett- PCHS- basketball- recorded 20 points, 19 rebounds, six assists, two steals, and one block in 68-37 win over Narraguagus. Scored 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds in 55-29 win over Bangor Christian.
Bennett and the Pirates are 7-2 and first in the Maine Principals’ Association class C heal point standings at the midway point of the season.
This is the second athlete of the week honor for Bennett. She was also was named AOW as a freshman on December 12, 2012. Alex Speed, Lindsey Morrill, and Abby Burdin as student/athletes from Piscataquis community high school that have been named athlete of the week. Speed has captured the honor four times.
Sierra Tapley- MDI- basketball- scored 27 points in 70-64 win over Presque Isle. It was the first Wildcats lost at home since 2008, and their first regular season loss since 2011. Scored 18 points in 76-47 win over Ellsworth.
Hannah Graham- Presque Isle- basketball- scored 18 points, including 5 three pointers in 68-40 win over Ellsworth. Scored 21 points in 70-41 win over Hermon. Graham also recorded 11 assists, 10 rebounds, and seven steals in the win over Hermon.
Brianna Skolfield- Central- basketball- scored 16 points and pulled down nine rebounds in 55-34 win over George Stevens. Scored six points, including her 1000 career point in 44-27 loss to Dexter.
Jordynne Littlefield- PCHS- basketball- recorded 15 points, five rebounds, and five assists in 68-37 win over Narraguagus. Had seeven points in 55-29 win over Bangor Christian.
Alex Speed- PCHS- basketball- recorded 15 points, six assists, four rebounds, and two steals in 68-37 win over Narraguagus. Recorded 13 points, nine steals, and three assists in 55-29 win over Bangor Christian.
Erin Speed- PCHS- basketball- the freshman recorded 10 points, three rebounds, two assists, and held Narraguagus leading scorer Kelli Kennedy to 12 points in 68-37 win over the Knights. Had 15 points and four steals in 55-29 win over Bangor Christian.
Emily Lagerstrom- Presque Isle- basketball- the sophomore shooting guard scored 21 points on 7 three pointers in 60-54 loss to MDI.
Taylor Williams- Presque Isle- basketball- the junior guard scored 14 points, including 4 three pointers, grabbed seven rebounds, took two charges, and dished out five assists in loss to MDI.
Tasha Pratt- Dexter- basketball- scored 14 points, including 4 three pointers in 57-37 win over Bucksport.
Olivia Brown- Nokomis- basketball- the sophomore scored 18 points, including 12 in the first half in 59-36 win over Camden Hills.
Mikayla Charters- Nokomis- basketball- scored 12 second half points in 59-36 win over Camden Hills.
Sidney Moore- Nokomis- basketball- scored 11 points, inclding 3 three pointers in 59-36 win over Camden Hills.
Chelsea Crockett- Nokomis- basketball- the freshman recorded nine points, six rebounds, three assists, and three steals in 59-36 win over Camden Hills.
Mackenzie Worcester- Washburn- basketball- scored 29 points, including 4 three pointers in 62-33 win over Wisdom.
Ally Eaton- Deer Isle-Stonington- basketball- Scored 29 points in loss to Sumner. Scored 30 points in win over PVHS. Eaton had double digits rebounds in both games.
Ashley Alton- MCI- basketball- recorded 24 points, five rebounds, two steals, and two assists against Oceanside. Recorded 10 points, three rebounds, two assists, and one steal against Camden Hills. Recorded 17 points, three rebounds, two steals, and one assist against Belfast.