Erie Times-News Breakout Athlete of the Week nominees

   May 12, 2013 1:24 am    2

 

Fans can vote for the Breakout Athlete of the Week on the top right corner of the page. Voting continues through Tuesday at 11:59 p.m. with the winners being featured in the Erie Times-News. Fans are encouraged to nominate athletes by 5 p.m. each Saturday by sending an e-mail to sports@timesnews.com. Athletes who have won this season are no longer eligible.

Baseball
Greg Popatak, Sharpsville – Had a two-run double in the sixth inning and an RBI single in the seventh in a 6-3 comeback win over Reynolds.
Davis Smith, Wilmington – Was a double short of a cycle in a 10-9 win over Sharon.
Matt Gordon, Grove City – Pitched a four-hit shutout in a 10-0 win over Meadville. He had nine strikeouts and walked only one batter. He also had three hits, including a solo home run and a two-run homer, in a 9-7 win over Franklin.
Cody Stephenson, Slippery Rock – Tossed a four-hitter and had a triple in an 11-1 win over Oil City.
Dylan Heller, Rocky Grove - Ripped a two-run double in the bottom of the seventh inning to tie a huge game with Kenned Catholic 5-5. Rocky grove went on to win 8-5.
Nick Emerson, Franklin – Finished with two singles, two doubles and four RBIs in a 16-0 win over Eisenhower.
Seth Mehlenbacher, Titusville – Had four hits in a 9-4 win over Oil City.
Patrick Brown, Corry – Pitched a two-hit shutout in the Beavers’ 2-0 victory over Seneca on May 9.
Ted DeSanti, Cathedral Prep – Recorded three hits, two runs and an RBI in the Ramblers’ 8-3 victory over Harbor Creek on May 9.
Evan Dillen, General McLane – Recorded two hits and two RBIs in the Lancers’ 7-6 victory over Corry on May 6.
Ben Forcier, Mercyhurst Prep – Scored two runs and drove in two more when the Lakers clinched the Region 5 champioship with a 7-2 victory over Northwestern on May 6.
Dalton Fosburg, Maplewood – Recorded two hits, a run scored and four RBIs in the Tigers’ 8-3 victory over Cambridge Springs on May 7.
Jesse Magee, Seneca – Recorded four hits and scored four runs in the Bobcats’ 19-11 win over North East on May 6.
Gabe Malthaner, Fairview – Recorded three hits, two run and two RBIs in the Tigers’ 12-11 victory over Northwestern on May 9.
Tanner Stanz, Warren – Pitched a complete-game, three-hit shutout in the Dragons’ 2-0 victory over Harbor Creek.

Softball
Aubrey Angermeier, Mercer – Tossed a one-hit shutout in a 13-0 win over Commodore Perry.
Mikhaila Layshock, Hickory – Crushed a two-run walkoff home run in the ninth inning of a 6-4 win over Conneaut.
Alanna Elliott, Wilmington – Had three hits, including a three-run homer, in a 9-4 win over Laurel.
Anna Benson, Kennedy Catholic - Finished with three hits in a 12-8 win over Commodore Perry. She also had a three-run homer in a 15-0 win over Farrell.
Erynn Williams, Jamestown – Hit a sacrifice fly to drive in the winning run in a 4-3 win in 11 innings.
Sam Campbell, Reynolds – Had four hits for the Raiders in a 14-1 win over Commodore Perry.
Natasha Lepley, Rocky Grove – Crushed two home runs in a 16-3 win over Meadville.
Tyara Johnson, Franklin – Had two triples and drove in three runs in an 18-15 win over Eisenhower.
Megan Bowser, Titusville – Went 4-for-4, including two doubles and a grand slam in an 18-0 win over Youngsville.
Natalie Brock, Cochranton – Tossed a three-hit shutout in a 3-0 win over Rocky Grove.
Brianna Ashley, Iroquois – Recorded the game-winning, two-out RBI in the bottom of the seventh inning for the Braves’ 7-6 victory over Mercyhurst Prep on May 6.
Morgan Fisher, North East – Recorded two hits in the Grapepickers’ 4-2 victory at Northwestern on May 7.
Arianna Hanley, Saegertown – Pitched a complete game, as well as went 4-for-4 with a home run and four RBIs in the Panthers’ 10-2 victory over Union City on May 6.
Caitlin Kolb, McDowell – Had three hits in the Trojans’ 5-4 victory over Central Tech on May 7.
Amanda Krolczyk, Fort LeBoeuf – Pitched a five-inning, no-hitter and also drove in two runs in a 10-0 victory for the Bison over Mercyhurst Prep on May 7.
Aubree Martin, Fairview – Hit a three-run home run in the Tigers’ 8-2 victory over Girard on May 9.
Maddy Nicols, Maplewood – Pitched a complete game and scored a run in the Tigers’ 3-1 victory over Cochranton on May 9.
Kayla Osborne, Northwestern - Struck out 11 in a one-hit shutout in the Wildcats’ 6-0 victory over Seneca on May 9.
Kalie Rzodkiewicz, Harbor Creek – Drove in a run and struck out 11 in the Huskies’ 2-1 victory over North East on May 9.
Paige Wilson, Warren – Hit a three-run home run in the Dragons’ 9-0 victory over Fort LeBoeuf on May 9.

Boys track and field
DeShawn Coleman, Hickory - Ran a blazing time of 10.91 seconds to win the 100 at the Mercer County Invitational. He also ran a leg in the winning 400 relay.
Clay Allen, West Middlesex – Another big day for Allen at the Mercer County Invitational. After being edged in the 100 by less than one one-hundreth of a second, he won the 200 with a time of 22.92 seconds. He also won the 400 and upset Johnathon Jacoway in the long jump.
Kyle Trinch, Grove City – Won both hurdle events at the Mercer County Invitational.
Kevin Reno, Mercer – Took home the 1,600 at the Mercer County Invitational.
Johnathon Jacoway, Sharon – Won the high jump and the triple jump at the Mercer County Invitational.
Tyler Donati, Wilmington – Finished with a javelin throw for 169 feet, 8 inches to win the event in the Mercer County Invitational.
Joshua Daniels, Corry – Won the discus competition (147 feet, 3 inches) at the Erie County Classic on May 9.
Malik Moffett, Cathedral Prep – Won the 100 meters, the high jump and led off the Ramblers’ 400 relay in the team’s 92-58 over McDowell on May 8.
Kevin Pier, Seneca – Won the pole vault competition (13 feet even) at the Erie County Classic on May 9.
Jacob Pound, Harbor Creek – Won the 110-meter hurdles (15.91) at the Erie County Classic on May 9.
Brandon Reiser, Northwestern – Won the 100- (11.36 seconds) and the 200-meter dashes (23.03) at the Erie County Classic on May 9.
Ryan Smathers, North East – Anchored the Grapepickers’ 3,200-meter relay team (8 minutes, 16.61 seconds) to victory at the Erie County Classic on May 9.
Jake VanHouten, Eisenhower – Was part of two school records at the Warren County Invitational. He set a record in the 300 hurdles at 39.65 seconds and was part of the record run in the 1,600 relay. He also won the triple jump.
Chris McNeal, Warren – Was named the Field MVP at the Warren Invitational after winning the shot put and the discus.
Rocco Gatta, Youngsville – Named the track MVP at the Warren Invitational after winning the 100 and the 200. He also ran on the winning 400 relay team.

Girls track and field
Rebekah Petty, Greenville – Had a big day at the Mercer County Invitational, including a win in the 100 and a record in the pole vault. She cleared 12 feet, 3 inches to break her own meet record of 11-6. Petty was also part of the winning 400 relay team.
Marla Holland, Lakeview - Won the 200 at the Mercer County Invitational.
Maddie Przicina, Sharpsville – Took home the 400 at the Mercer County Invitational.
Abby Casalnova, Grove City – Won the 800 at the Mercer County Invitational.
Kristen White, West Middlesex – Won the 3,200 at the Mercer County Invitational.
Heather Urbaniak, Slippery Rock – Won the 100 hurdles at the Mercer County Invitational.
Megan McKinney, Mercer – Won the 300 hurdles at the Mercer County Invitational.
Hannah Drake, Wilmington – Took home the long and triple jump titles at the Mercer County Invitational.
Sophia Fustos, Hickory – Won the shot put with a throw of 41 feet, 1 inch at the Mercer County Invitational.
Bethany Evankovich, General McLane – Won the 200-meter dash (26.31) and comprised the third leg of the Lancers’ victorious 3,200 relay team at the Erie County Classic on May 9.
Eve Gardner, Union City – Won the 100-meter dash (12.78 seconds) at the Erie County Classic on May 9.
Brooklyn Goodsel, Corry – Won the high jump competition (5 feet even) at the Erie County Classic on May 9.
Sophie Mazza, Harbor Creek – Set the 100-meter hurdles record (15.51) at the Erie County Classic on May 9.
Bernadette Prichard, Villa Maria – Won the 1,600- and 3,200-meter races, and was one-fourth of the Victors’ 82-68 victory over McDowell on May 8.
Abby Rose, Fort LeBoeuf – Won the javelin competition (118 feet, 3 inches) at the Erie County Classic on May 9.
Ellis Beardsley, Warren – Was named the track MVP at the Warren Invitational by winning the 800, the 1,600 and was part of the winning 1,600 and 3,200 relays.

Spring athlete
Noah Jones, Rocky Grove volleyball – Had 17 kills and 10 blocks in a sweep of Farrell.
Crissandra George, Fairview lacrosse – Scored four goals in a 14-5 win over Stephen Lewis. She also had one goal in a huge 6-5 win over McDowell.
Lisa DeMarco, Villa Maria lacrosse – Had four goals in a 9-6 win over Gilmour Academy.
Shane Burns, Warren tennis – Won the District 10 Class AA singles championship.
Nick Ward, Cathedral Prep tennis – Took home the District 10 Class AAA singles championship.
Jake Carniewski, McDowell volleyball – Dished out 44 assists in a four-set win over Maplewood. He also had 42 assists in a four-set win over Cambridge Springs.
Logan Herzberger, Cochranton volleyball – Recorded 12 kills in a sweep of Fort LeBoeuf.
Taylor Andree, McDowell girls lacrosse – Scored two goals in the Trojans’ 6-5 victory over Villa Maria on May 6.
Tyler Minnis, Meadville volleyball – Recorded 14 kills, 15 defensive digs and 19 assists in the Bulldogs’ five-game victory over Cochranton on May 7.
Kyle Thomas, Harbor Creek boys tennis – Helped the Huskies advance to the District 10 Class AA team tournament for the first time with a 6-0, 6-0 singles victory over Grove City’s Evan Lowers in 4-1 play-in victory on May 7.
Ben Westcott, Fairview boys tennis – Won six matches as a qualifier just to reach the District 10 Class AA singles final.

 

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2 Responses to “Erie Times-News Breakout Athlete of the Week nominees”

  1. Bob Lewis says:

    The softball breakout description for Kayla Osborne fails to mention she pitched 17 innings that week without an earned run. NW lost to NE 4-2 in 9 innings after all NE runs scored on errors. And she went 2/3 with 2 rbi’s in Seneca game.

  2. Bob Lewis says:

    someone can’t add very well, eh hem, make that 7 innnings against Seneca and 9 versus the NorthEast team for a total of 16 innings.

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