Athlete of the Week 8-28-17

High School Sports

WCIA — For the next 12 weeks, WCIA 3 will select an ‘Athlete of the Week.’  Every Monday, we will announce three nominees for the prior week.  Fan voting will open at 6 p.m. and run through Wednesday at 10 p.m.  On Thursday, a winner will be named during the 6 p.m. newscast.  In November, one grand prize winner will receive a $500 scholarship.  Here are the opening week nominees:

#1: Carter Burgener, Monticello Football/Soccer

                 -Scored 8 goals, including 5 in one game against Warrensburg-Latham

                 -Made 6/6 extra points for the football team

#2: Dwight Colvin, St. Joseph-Ogden Football

                  -Rushed for 312 yards on 14 carries, including four touchdowns

                  -Averaged 22 yards per carry

#3: Braxton Norman, Argenta-Oreana Football

                   -6 receptions for 226 yards and three touchdowns

                   -Two 76-yard receptions

To vote, head to our website: http://www.illinoishomepage.net/aotw-week-1-gallery

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