Congratulations to Cocoa High football player John Smith, FLORIDA TODAY’s high school Athlete of the Week for the week of Nov. 21-27.
Smith recorded 11 tackles on Friday and blocked a punt in the Tigers’ 24-21 Class 4A state semifinal win over Miami Booker T. Washington. Smith also broke up a pass.
Smith garnered 26.86 percent of the 1,195 votes collected for six athletes represented.
Second place was Heritage boys soccer player Cedrick Fenelon (23.43 percent), followed by Merritt Island Christian boys basketball player Tre Smith (21.34 percent), MCC cross country runner Amanda Beach (11.72 percent), Rockledge girls basketball player Lapresha Stanley (9.46 percent) and Titusville soccer player Brooke Reid (7.2 percent).
Be sure to vote next week for the next Athlete of the Week at floridatoday.com/sports.