ALL-USA Indiana Athletes of the Week

ALL-USA Indiana Athletes of the Week

ALL-USA

ALL-USA Indiana Athletes of the Week

Ben Veatch

Ben Veatch

IndyStar is recognizing its eight high school American Family Insurance ALL-USA Indiana athletes of the week. For more information about our Indiana Sports Awards, contact Jennifer Brugh at jennifer.brugh@indystar.com or Nat Newell at nat.newell@indystar.com. These athletes were chosen for the week ending Oct. 31:

BOYS SOCCER

Hayden Gorall, Center Grove

Hayden Gorall, Center Grove

HAYDEN GORALL, Center Grove

Gorall played in the state championship game on Oct. 31, in which Center Grove defeated Harrison (West Lafayette), 4-0. He had a goal and two assists in the game. He scored the first goal in the first six minutes of the game, which proved to be the game winner.

GIRLS SOCCER

Ft. Wayne Canterbury soccer player Abigail Bergeron

Ft. Wayne Canterbury soccer player Abigail Bergeron

ABIGAIL BERGERON, Ft. Wayne Canterbury

Bergeron scored two goals, including the game winner in overtime, to lead her team to its second straight state championship in Saturday’s IHSAA girls soccer state final.

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY

Ben Veatch

Ben Veatch

BEN VEATCH, Carmel

Veatch won his second consecutive state championship title with a finishing time of 14:59. He holds the Carmel school record for cross-country with a time of 14:53.

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY

Carmel cross country runner Sarah Leinheiser

Carmel cross country runner Sarah Leinheiser

SARAH LEINHEISER, Carmel

Leinheiser won the Noblesville regional, Carmel semi-state and IHSAA state championship for 2015. At the regional meet, she set a new course, meet and school record with 17:24.6. She also set a new course, meet and school record at the semi-state meet with a time of 17:22.4. Leinheiser finished her year as the 2015 individual state champion, running the fourth fastest time on the LaVern Gibson championship course in state history with a 17:30.8.

GIRLS BOWLING

Lake Central bowler Liana Motel

Lake Central bowler Liana Motel

LIANA MOTEL, Lake Central

Motel had the top game and two-game series for the first week of competition, 269/458.

BOYS BOWLING

Andrean bowler Kevin McCune

Andrean bowler Kevin McCune

KEVIN MCCUNE, Andrean

McCune bowled a perfect 300 game to lead the state in the first week of competition.

FOOTBALL 

LaVille football player Ethan Kertai

LaVille football player Ethan Kertai

ETHAN KERTAI, LaVille

Kertai rushed for 310 yards on 10 carries and 4 touchdowns in the second round of No. 43 sectionals against North Miami High School.

VOLLEYBALL

Western Boone volleyball player Lexie Raby

Western Boone volleyball player Lexie Raby

LEXIE RABY, Western Boone

Raby had an outstanding season as the senior setter on the girls volleyball team. She led the Stars to their fifth consecutive sectional title while totaling 1,092 assists. After the regular season she led the state in assists. This season she added 259 digs, 15 blocks and 243 points.

Other Nominees: Garrett Elder, Whitko; Joe Izbicki, New Palestine; Alex Neligh, New Palestine; Julia Reichly, Seton Catholic; Jeremy Chin, HSE.

Follow Star reporter Jennifer R. Brugh on Twitter: @JenniferRBrugh.

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