Ohio's best individual performances? You vote, you
. MaxPreps is proud to again sponsor the Ohio Athlete of
the Week awards during the 2022-23 school year.
Each week during the season, there will be
a fan-generated contest to tab weekly
winners. Each winner receives a letter and award
patch for their varsity jacket.
How does it
Nominees are selected from
statistics submitted on MaxPreps. Coaches who do not have current access may
request their free account here.
Weekly finalists are released on MaxPreps every
Tuesday and voting is conducted in a special poll.
Voting ceases at noon on Mondays. The winners are announced the next day
along with the next week's nominees.
Participants may vote as many
times as they want. It's a competition.
This past week, over 170,000 votes were cast. So far
this season over 875,000 votes have been cast.
Week 5 Ohio High School Athletes of the
Week* Nia Hall, Steele (Amherst)
Senior had 38 kills and 16 digs in a 3-2
win over Wooster, 32 kills and 11 digs in a 3-1 win over Avon and 21
kills and 12 digs in a 3-0 win over Elyria. Ranks second in Ohio with
266 kills. Also has 170 digs. *
Austin Marker, Dixie (New Lebanon) Boys
Junior had three goals and two assists in a
6-1 win over Fairlawn, three goals and an assist in a 6-1 win over
Preble Shawnee and three assists in a 3-2 win over Twin Valley South.
Has 25 goals and eight assists in 10 games.
Here are the school year's
next round of
Week 6 Ohio High School Athlete of the Week
Nominees* Torre Kildow, Union Local (Belmont) Volleyball
Senior had 66 kills (22 in each match) in 3-0 wins over Martins Ferry, Barnesville and St. Clairsville. Has 304 kills this season (ranks 5th in the state) and 1,466 for her career. * Lexi Conkel, Minford Girls Soccer
Sophomore had three hat-tricks with four goals and an assist in n 11-1 win over Northwest, three goals in an 11-0 win over South Point and three goals in a 3-0 win over St. Joseph Central. Has 28 goals (tied for first in Ohio) and seven assists this season. Her 63 points ranks No. 1 in the state. * Donte Ferrell, Woodward (Cincinnati) Football
Junior caught 19 passes for 222 yards and two TDs in a 42-24 loss to Western Hills. His 1,138 yards receiving ranks No. 1 in the country this season. * Mikaela Sandstrom, Harding (Fairport Harbor) Volleyball
Senior had 65 digs in a 3-2 win over Lordstown and 51 digs in a 3-0 loss to Bristol. * Braylon Beckwith, Canal Winchester Football
Junior had four interceptions in a 13-10 win over Dublin Scioto. * Abby Yoder, Kings (Kings Mill) Volleyball
Junior had 65 assists in a 3-2 win over Milford. Also had 76 assists (38 each) in 3-0 wins over Anderson and Winton Woods. Her 587 assists this season ranks No. 1 in Ohio. * Jayden Julian, Crestwood (Mantua) Boys Soccer
Senior had seven goals and an assist (15 points) in an 8-1 win over Grand Valley and four goals in a 4-3 win over Woodridge. His 30 goals and 67 points this season both rank second in the state. * Kaira English, Waterloo (Atwater) Girls Soccer
Junior netted seven goals in a 16-0 win over Liberty and had a goal and assist in a 3-1 win over Garfield. Her 28 goals this season is tied for No. 1 in the state.
Week 1 Ohio High School Athletes of the
* Eli Jones, Williamsburg Boys
Senior had five goals and an assist I a 9-1
win over Eastern, five goals in an 8-0 win over Deer Park and three
goals and an assist in a 4-1 win over Fayetteville-Perry.
* Connor Corbett, Heath Football
linebacker had 20 tackles (16 solo) in a 28-27 win over Liberty Union.
Week 2 Ohio High
School Athletes of the
Week* Kaleigh Palmer, Wapakoneta
had 36 and 34 kills in wins over Findlay (3-2) and Bellefontaine (3-0),
respectively. Has 90 kills and 46 digs through four games.
* Tessa Knapp, Bay Girls
Sophomore had five goals and two assists in an
8-0 win over Parma. Also ad three goals in a 7-3 win over West Geauga.
* Lauren Barber, Lakewood Girls
Senior goalie had 19 saves in a 4-3 win over
Westlake. Also had eight saves in a 5-2 win over Laurel.
Week 3 Ohio High
School Athletes of the
Week* Hannah Dobbs, Toronto
Junior had 38 kills and 22 digs in a 3-2
win over Steubenville, 27 kills and 31 digs in a 3-2 loss to Conotton
Valley and 20 kills and 12 digs in a 3-0 win over Buckeye Central. Has
142 kills and 131 digs in six matches.
* Nathan Buecker, Piqua Boys Soccer
had five goals and two assists in a 10-0 win over Lehman Catholic and
four goals in a 6-4 loss to Sidney. Also had a goal in a 1-1 tie with
Graham. Has 14 goals in five games.
Week 4 Ohio High School Athletes of the
Week* Zac Frame, Caldwell Boys
had six goals and two assists in a 9-2 win over John Marshall and five
goals and two assists in an 11-0 win over Shenandoah.
* Christian Thompson, Fairfield Union (Lancaster)
had 20 kills, 22 digs and five blocks in a 32 win over Teays Valley and
20 kills and 12 digs in a 3-0 win over Liberty Union. Has 96 kills, 83
digs and 16 blocks in seven games.
* Logan Ullery, Troy Football
three interceptions and three tackles in a 17-7 win over Stebbins. Leads
the state with five INTs in four games.