Athletes of week Sept 19-26
The American Family Insurance All-USA performers of the week for Sept. 19-26. Send any outstanding stats for consideration for this list to Sports@rgj.com.
Julian Maga, senior, Bishop Manogue: Maga scored three goals in Manogue’s 3-2 win over Reno in boys soccer on Wednesday at Bishop Manogue. It was the Miners’ first win in conference since 2012.
Matt Denn, senior, Reed: Denn completed 14-of-18 passes for 235 yards and three touchdowns in the Raiders 67-20 win over Douglas on Friday. He also ran for two scores.
Austin Cadenhead, junior, Spanish Springs: He accounted for all the Cougars points in a 24-21 loss to West Valley (Calif.) on Friday. He caught four passes for 112 yards for two and returned a kickoff 80 yards for a score.
Sami Szachara, senior, Spanish Springs: Szachara, a middle blocker for the volleyball team, helped lead the Cougars to wins over Douglas and Galena. For the week she had 23 kills, 12 blocks and a hitting percentage of .491.
Abel Carter, sophomore, Carson: Carter carried six times for 135 yards and three scores to lead Carson to a 58-0 Homecoming victory over Hug on Friday.