Video | Spencer County football's Branden Leff wins CJ Athlete of the Week Award

Spencer County’s Brandon Leff has been named the Courier-Journal Athlete of the Week.


Spencer County running back Branden Leff rushed for 344 yards and three touchdowns against Franklin County, a performance good enough to earn Class 4A’s top rusher The Courier-Journal Metro Louisville Athlete of the Week Award presented by Norton Sports Health.

Last week’s other nominees were Oldham County cross country runner Jacob Brizendine, Assumption volleyball player Brooke Moore and Pleasure Ridge Park football player B.J. Robinson.

The Metro Louisville and Southern Indiana Athlete of the Week Awards are part of The Courier-Journal Sports Awards program presented by Norton Sports Health. Each week’s winners will be invited, along with a guest, to this summer’s Courier-Journal Sports Awards Ceremony. Stay tuned to for more details on the event, guest speaker and invitees.

Click here for a list of all previous Metro Louisville Athlete of the Week Award winners from the 2016-17 school year.

For more information on how to nominate athletes and vote for Athlete of the Week, visit this FAQ. Four new nominees each week.