ALL-USA Indiana Athletes of the Week

ALL-USA Indiana Athletes of the Week

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ALL-USA Indiana Athletes of the Week

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Jonathan Kroot of North Central High School, returns a shot during the third seed singles match, IHSAA Boys Team Tennis State Finals, Indianapolis, Saturday, October 18, 2014.

Jonathan Kroot of North Central High School, returns a shot during the third seed singles match, IHSAA Boys Team Tennis State Finals, Indianapolis, Saturday, October 18, 2014.

Emma Kieffer, Evansville North golf

Emma Kieffer, Evansville North golf

South Ripley cross country runner Megan Cole

South Ripley cross country runner Megan Cole

Jonathan Kroot of North Central High School, celebrates a shot during the third seed singles match, IHSAA Boys Team Tennis State Finals, Indianapolis, Saturday, October 18, 2014.

Jonathan Kroot of North Central High School, celebrates a shot during the third seed singles match, IHSAA Boys Team Tennis State Finals, Indianapolis, Saturday, October 18, 2014.

Evansville North golfer Emma Kieffer

Evansville North golfer Emma Kieffer

Decatur Central football player Tyrone Tracy.

Decatur Central football player Tyrone Tracy.

Hamilton Southeaster volleyball player Hayden Huybers

Hamilton Southeaster volleyball player Hayden Huybers

Crown Point soccer player Brad Kurtz.

Crown Point soccer player Brad Kurtz.

Brebeuf Jesuit soccer player Shaili Kumar

Brebeuf Jesuit soccer player Shaili Kumar

Hamilton Southeastern volleyball player Hayden Huybers.

Hamilton Southeastern volleyball player Hayden Huybers.

Brebeuf Jesuit soccer player Shaili Kumar

Brebeuf Jesuit soccer player Shaili Kumar

Crown Point soccer player Brad Kurtz

Crown Point soccer player Brad Kurtz

Decatur Central football player Tyrone Tracey

Decatur Central football player Tyrone Tracey

Hamilton Southeastern cross country runner Gabe Fendel

Hamilton Southeastern cross country runner Gabe Fendel

Hamilton Southeastern cross country runner Gabe Fendel

Hamilton Southeastern cross country runner Gabe Fendel

This week, the IndyStar is recognizing its eight high school American Family Insurance ALL-USA Indiana athletes of the week.

For more information about our the 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 Sept. 12:

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY

Hamilton Southeastern cross country runner Gabe Fendel

Hamilton Southeastern cross country runner Gabe Fendel

GABE FENDEL, Hamilton Southeastern

Fendel recorded the fastest time in the state — 15:17 — on Sept. 12 at the Wildcat Invitational at Indiana Wesleyan. He led from start to finish, dominating the race and setting a new school record, according to his coach.

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY

MEGAN COLE, South Ripley

As a freshman, Cole has kicked off her high school career breaking the five-kilometer school record for the Raiders, running a 20:17 at the Rushville Invitational. She is the first individual from South Ripley to win that race. On Sept. 12, Cole cut her time further at the Jac-Cen-Del Invitational to 19:51. 

GIRLS SOCCER

 

SHAILI KUMAR, Brebeuf Jesuit

Kumar scored six goals in four games last week for the No. 2 Brebeuf Jesuit girls soccer team. She scored the game winning goal against Heritage Christian and has helped the Braves to a 9-1 record this season.

BOYS SOCCER

 

BRAD KURTZ, Crown Point

Kurtz scored 2 goals and had an assist to lead the Crown Point boys soccer team to a 3-2 win over Munster on Sept. 7.

VOLLEYBALL

HAYDEN HUYBERS, Hamilton Southeastern

Huybers recorded her 816th career kill on Sept. 14, breaking the school record of 815 previously held by HSE graduate Kierra Jones, who is playing at Purdue. On Sept. 12, she helped her team defeat Center Grove with 23 kills including the match point in a 15-13 fifth set. Huybers is committed to play next season at Indiana University.  

FOOTBALL

 

TYRONE TRACY, Decatur Central

Tracy carried the ball 7 times for 130 yards and 2 touchdowns, and he had 3 receptions for 117 yards and 2 more touchdowns in the Hawks’ 49-14 victory over Martinsville.

GIRLS GOLF

 

 

EMMA KIEFFER, Evansville North

Kieffer placed fourth with a 73 at the Bloomington South Invitational on Sept. 5. A week later, she placed first with a 69 at the Southern Indiana Athletic Conference Tournament. 

BOYS TENNIS

 

JONATHAN KROOT, North Central

Kroot has been a 4-year starter for the two-time defending State Champions. He is the emotional team leader, team captain and consistently pushes those around him to get better. This season, Kroot is 9-0 at the one doubles position with two wins over No. 2 Carmel High School. He also teamed up with partner Jon Tuerk to win the John Shirley Invitational. 

Other Nominees: Melanie McHenry, Speedway; Madison Meurer, North Knox; Naim Johnson, Brebeuf Jesuit; John Lux, Shelbyville; Aaron Matio, HSE; Greg Miller, HSE; Collin Miller, HSE; Eric Hoffman, Noblesville; Bryce Ratliff, Greenfield-Central; Amber Seaman, Brebeuf Jesuit; Carter McGinnis, Guerin Catholic; Tucker Stewart, Northview; Morgan Stumbo, Covenant Christian.

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