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2016-2017 Lakota West
Kemba Credit Union Athletes of the Week
PAST Athletes of The Week
11/28/16- 12/4/16
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Caleb Harris
Senior, Wrestling
Caleb was the only Firebird to achieve a first place finish at the 11 team Olentangy Invitational tournament this Saturday.  Harris won all four of his bouts at 195 pounds, the first three by pins and the championship match by a score of 12-9.
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Heyle Krugler
Senior, Swimming
Heyle  won four races, first two at Princeton on at their Tri-meet on Tuesday and two at the Turpin Tri-meet on  Thursday.  She was the only Firebird girl to have two wins in either meet.  Krugler was victorious in varied events; the 100 yard free style, 100 breast stroke, 200 individual medley, and 500 free style.
10/24/16- 10/30/16
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Tony White III
Senior, Football
Tony ran for both Lakota West touchdowns in Friday’s East/West rivalry game at Firebird Field. His runs covered 21 yards and 2 yards.  White, playing quarterback, was also the leading passer  in this contest completing 15 of 18 passes for 102 yards through the air raising his career passing total to 1959 yards, 4th highest in school history.
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Meredith Elstun
Senior, Cross Country
Meredith, participating in her third regional meet at Troy on Saturday had the best finish on the seven member Lakota West team (38th in a field of 132).  Elstun, has now earned four varsity letters as a harrier and has been the teams lead runner in 15 events over the course of her career.
10/17/16- 10/23/16
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Paul Nutley
Senior, Boys Soccer
Paul assisted on the game tying goal and then scored the go ahead goal in Thursdays District tournament  quarter final win over Edgewood.  This brings Nutley’s scoring totals up to four goals and four assists for the season.
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Natalia Sompolvorchai
Sophomore, Girls Golf
Natalia earned All Ohio second team honors at the State Final Tournament played on the Ohio State University Gray Course.  When the tournament began at the sectional level on October 3 there were 755 division 1 golfers competing. Natalia’s score of 76 on Saturday left her in a tie for 10th.
10/10/16- 10/16/16
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Will Nguyen
Senior, Soccer & Football
Will played a key roll in three varsity wins last week, two in soccer and one in football.  In Friday’s football win at Middletown Nguyen was the teams leading scorer with 15 points, 12 coming on four made field goals which tied a school single game record.  Defensively he added a fumble forced and recovered.  Earlier in the week Nguyen was a leading player in West’s soccer wins over Lakota East and Hamilton, assisting on the final goal scored in the Hamilton game.
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Hannah Riesenberg
Sophomore, Cross Country
Hannah was the first Firebird girl across the finish line in Saturday’s Greater Miami Championship cross country meet at Voice of America Park.  She earned a spot on this years All GMC 1st team by finishing 6th in the field of 62 posting a personal best time of 19:27.  This marks the seventh event this season in which Riesenberg has contributed to the varsity scoring and the second in which she has been the varsity team lead runner.
10/3/16- 10/9/16
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Zelwyn Robinson
Senior, Football
Zelwyn scored 36 points (six touchdowns) to set a new Lakota school district single game record in Friday’s win over Oak Hills at Firebird Field.  He led the team from the quarterback position to a much needed 49-21 victory.  Robinson opened the scoring on the second play from scrimmage with a 75 yard run and went on to score on 13, 5, 38, 37, and 47 yard runs.  His career scoring total has now increased to 264 points (44 TD’s), another Lakota all time record.
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Adrianna Brewer
Junior, Soccer
Adrianna Brewer directed the Firebird defense from her goal keeper position for a shutout  win over Lakota East when nothing less than a shutout would do.  West defeated East 1-0 at Cummins Soccer Park on Thursday in the annual rivalry match.  Brewer was credited with five saves and used an array of  powerful punts and goal kicks to keep the Thunderhawks at bay.
9/26/16- 10/2/16
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Marcos Aull
Senior, Football
Marcos intercepted two passes at Princeton in Friday night’s football game against the Vikings.  Those two picks raised his career interception total to nine, a new Lakota West school record.  The old record of eight had stood since 2005.  In addition to his record breaking interceptions Aull also tallied 6 tackles to lead the defensive backs in that department.
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Rachel Goodman
Junior, Soccer
Rachel scored both the ice breaker goal and the final insurance goal in Saturday’s 4-1 win over the Milford Eagles at Cummins Field.  Goodman’s two goal’s in this game raise her scoring total to a team leading 9 points (4goals, 1assist) for the season to-date.
9/19/16- 9/25/16
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Justin Beeren
Senior, Boys Golf
Justin carded a two over par 74 tying for the second best round of the day on Thursday at this years Greater Miami Conference tournament held on Glenview golf course. Beerens went into the tournaments second day  tied for 26th but his final round vaulted him into a tie for ninth earning a spot on this years All GMC first team.
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Florine Sanchez
Sophomore, Girls Tennis
Florine won the B flight third singles championship in this weekend’s Greater Cincinnati Tennis Coaches Association Tournament.  She was the highest tournament placer on the Lakota West team.  On Tuesday Sanchez was part of the winning 1st singles pair that gave West a 3-2 victory over Lakota East in the annual challenge cup match. Her overall won/lost record for the week was 5-0.  So far this year she has posted wins as part of the 1st singles pair and at all three singles positions.
9/12/16- 9/18/16
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Garrett Shelby
Junior, Boys Cross Country
Garrett was the Firebirds lead runner for the third time this season as he finished 14th in a field of 574 at the Cedarville Invitational on Saturday.  A model of consistency, Shelby’s consecutive streak of team leadership now extends to 13 meets starting at the beginning of last season.
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Natalia Sompolvorachai
Sophomore, Girls Golf
Natalia fired a spectacular 3 under par 69 on the last day of the Greater Miami Conference Championship tournament at the Walden Pond Golf Course on Friday. She entered the day in 5th place but had caught the leaders by the turn and finished the 36 hole event leading by 2 with a 148 total.  Sompolvorachai Is the youngest Firebird girls tournament winner in the 20 year history of the school.
9/5/16- 9/11/16
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Linden Eberle
Junior, Boys Soccer
Linden achieved a ‘Hat Trick’ in a win at St. Xavier on Saturday.  His first goal tied the game 1-1 shortly after the intermission.  He then scored rapid fire to tie the game (3-3) and win the game (4-3), with both of these goals coming in the 74th minute.  Eberle tallied 5 goals and an assist for the week.  On Tuesday  he scored a goal in a 2-1 win at Turpin and on Thursday assisted on West’s only goal at Mason.
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Emma Cunningham
Junior, Girls Cross Country
Emma won the Troy Invitational championship finishing 1st in a field of 161 runners on Saturday. She also led the Lakota West girls as they brought home the Troy Invitational team championship trophy.  This was Cunningham’s first individual championship win and comes as she enters her third season of varsity competition.
8/29/16- 9/4/16
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Zelwyn Robinson
Senior, Football
Zelwyn scored three touchdowns and advanced the ball a game high 329 yards in fridays game at Centerville.  This total included 152 yards rushing (18 rushes), 141 yards on kick returns (7 returns), and 36 yards receiving (3 catches) . Robinson also served as the West punter.
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Natalia Sompolvorachai
Sophomore, Golf
Natalie carded a school record tying three under par 32 to earn medalist honors in the Firebird’s dual match win over Walnut Hills at the Reeves Golf Course on Wednesday.
This was the fifth consecutive match in which Sompolvarachai posted the low score.
8/22/16- 8/28/16
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Linden Eberle
Junior, Soccer
Linden was the leading scorer in Lakota West’s win over Worthington Kilbourne at Cummins Field, Saturday.  Eberle assisted on the winning goal and scored the final insurance goal in a 3-0 win.
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Maya Krause
Senior, Volleyball
Maya powered the Firebirds to a five set win at McAuley on Tuesday.  Krause was credited with a game high 33 kills, to go with 18 digs.  Her kill total is believed to be her single game personal high and a team single game high for the last four seasons.
8/15/16- 8/21/16
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Lakota West
Firebirds
Boys Cross Country, Football, Golf and Soccer all begin this week. Look for the boys athlete of the week selection next week.
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Sophia Schivone
Junior, Volleyball
Sophia’s exceptional all around play throughout the game, both on the serve and at the net , powered Lakota West to a three set win over Beavercreek at the Mainstreet Arena on Saturday.  Schivone’s eight point service run in the pivotal first match, which included 4 aces, brought the Firebirds from seven down (14-21) to one ahead leading to victory in the season opening game.
8/8/16- 8/14/16
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Justin Beerens
Senior, Golf
Justin posted the Firebird varsity golf team’s  lowest cumulative score for the opening week of the current season.  Beerens average nine hole score was 42.43 stokes over this 63 hole period.
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Nicole Sturgeon
Senior, Tennis
Nicole contributed a straight set (6-0, 6-0) win at first singles  to lead the Firebirds to an opening round win in the Ohio State Coaches Association State team tournament.  West defeated Lebanon, 5-0, in a match played on Friday at Lakota West.
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