It’s time to vote for The News-Press high school athlete of the week. Voting will close at noon on Thursday.
Nominees are derived from scores and stats called and emailed in by Lee County’s coaches during the week. Voting begins each Monday at 2 p.m.
Coaches can email scores to firstname.lastname@example.org or call in scores at 239-335-0357. The deadline for each night’s results is 10 p.m.
On Thursday, The News-Press will unveil the Athlete of the Week on Snapchat and online. You can follow us on Snapchat at NPSports.
Here are this week’s nominees based on their performances between Sept. 5-10.
POLL: Click HERE for this week’s poll, or scroll down to vote.
Chance Reiter, Mariner, senior
The 5-foot-11, 170-pound tailback came up clutch in the Tritons 20-19 win over LaBelle, scoring on a 3-yard run with 3:31 left. He finished with 141 yards on 17 carries.
Bakari Jackson, Dunbar, junior
The 6-foot, 210-pound linebacker stripped Riverdale quarterback Daniel Ulmer and returned it 55 yards for a toucdown in a shutout victory over the Raiders.
Alayna Ryan, Fort Myers, senior
The outside hitter recorded a school record with 30 kills in a four-set victory over Riverdale on Tuesday.
Brittany Shin, Canterbury, sophomore:
The 15-year-old Cougars golfer tallied a two-day even par 144 at the Florida Junior Tour’s girls’ 16-18 division on Saturday and Sunday at Sugar Mill Country Club in New Smyrna Beach.
Bobby Hurst, Riverdale, junior
The veteran golfer shot a 1-under 35 at River Hall Country Club on Tuesday in a win over North Fort Myers.
Boys Cross Country
Yoan Prado, LaBelle, senior
The Cowboys senior tallied his second win in three weeks on Saturday, winning the Hoptar Invitational at Veterans Park in Lehigh with a time of 16:59, a 31-second improvement from the season prior.
Girls Cross Country
Krissy Gear, Fort Myers, senior
In her first meet of 2016, the Class 3A runner-up flourished in the back-half of the Hoptar Invitational, finishing in 19:38, a 5-second improvement from 2015.
Paige Madden, Estero, senior
One of the Wildcats’ co-captains, Madden won the 50-meter freestyle in 25.84 seconds and the 100 backstroke on Thursday in a meet against Bishop Verot.
Matt Strickland, Bishop Verot, junior
The Vikings swimmer won the 200-meter individual medley with a time of 2:02.61 and the 500 free with a time of 5:09.08 in a win over Estero.
Kyndall Snyder, Island Coast, senior
The returning All-Area finalist bowled games of 189 against Ida Baker on Tuesday and 256 versus Fort Myers on Thursday, leading the Gators to wins in both matches.
Noah Hamilton, Cape Coral
The Seahawks athlete tossed a game of 236 against South Fort Myers on Thursday, helping lead Cape Coral to a win over the Wolfpack.