Candidates will be announced every Wednesday with the voting closing on the following Saturday at 5 p.m. If you believe a certain student-athlete should be your school’s candidate, email the Daily News high school sports reporter Zach Carter at email@example.com.
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Here are your nominees for athlete of the week from 10/18 - 10/25.
Delta: Senior football player Kaiden Bond - Bond led with 137 rushing yards and three touchdowns in their 47-7 sectional win over Norwell.
Yorktown: Senior football player Ayden Ewing - Ewing led Yorktown with 324 rushing yards and four touchdowns in their 31-14 sectional win over Fort Wayne Concordia.
Muncie Central: Senior football player De’Markis Cole - Cole led the Bearcats with 139-receiving yards and two touchdown receptions in their 42-28 sectional loss to Beech Grove.
Burris: Junior volleyball player Lilly Howell - During the Owls’ two regional matches, Howell led the with 35 kills. This helped the Owls win the regional championship.
Wapahani: Senior cross country runner Nick Cook - Cook advanced to the state finals after finishing in second place at regionals.
Daleville: Junior volleyball player Trishell Johnson - Johnson led the Broncos with 19 kills in their 3-1 regional loss to Faith Christian.