Your Area Athletes of the Week for the week ending Oct. 3rd, 2017


The Galesburg Silver Streak Athlete of the Week is junior golfer, Justin Endthoff. Justin fired an 18-hole score of 76 in the Western Big Six Conference Championship meet at Oakwood Country Club. That was good enough to earn him a 2nd place finish and All-Conference honors.

The A-Town Tornado Athlete of the Week is sophomore volleyball player, Payton Florine. Payton had 8 kills, 10 digs and one block in a Prairieland Conference win over North Fulton. She then hammered 13 kills in a Prairieland loss to Brimfield.

The Monmouth-Roseville Titan Athlete of the Week is senior soccer player, Erick Suarez. Erick had two assists in his team’s 6-3 win over Peoria. That brings his career total to 31, which is a Monmouth-Roseville soccer program record.

The West Central Heat Athlete of the Week is senior golfer, Nathan Wetzel. Nathan returned from injury to post a score of 86 at the Lincoln Trail Conference’s Railsplitter championship meet at Oak Run. He finished in 11th individually, just above the cut-off line for All-Conference status.

The United Red Storm Athlete of the Week is sophomore golfer, Emily Grodjesk. Emily’s 18-hole round of 108 was good enough for 5th place at the Lincoln Trail Conference’s Railsplitter championship meet. Her total helped the Red Storm win their second consecutive team title.

Congrats to all of these student-athletes!! Thanks to our AOTW sponsors, MC Sport and More, McDonough Telephone Cooperative (mdtc), Tompkins State Bank and Yemm Chevrolet!!

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