Corey Johnson rushed for 169 yards and a touchdown as Central defeated Elizabethtown 21-14 in the Class 3-A state semifinals, helping earn himself Class 3-A Player of the Year honors and The Courier-Journal Metro Louisville Athlete of the Week Award presented by Norton Sports Health.
Last week’s other nominees included Trinity football’s Rondale Moore, Christian Academy of Louisville’s Tanner Palin and South Oldham’s Drew Zaubi.
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 courier-journal.com/SportsAwards 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.