POLL: Click HERE or scroll down to vote for this week’s Athlete of the Week.
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 coach’s during the week. Voting begins each Monday at 2 p.m.
Coaches can email scores to email@example.com or call in scores at 239-335-0357. The deadline for each night’s results is 10:30 p.m.
Here are this week’s nominees based on their performances between April 18-23:
Drew Dwyer, Bishop Verot
Dwyer picked up the win after giving up one hit and two unearned runs as the Vikings upset 21-win Sarasota Cardinal Mooney 5-2 in the District 4A-5 championship game on Friday.
Jessica Wilson, Fort Myers
Wilson’s towering three-run homer to left field was a part of a seven-run sixth inning which pushed Fort Myers to an 8-1 win over Naples in a Region 6A-3 quarterfinal on April 20.
Girls track and field
Mirlege Castor, South Fort Myers
Castor won the 100- and 200-meter races at the District 3A-11 championships April 20 with times of 12.37 seconds and 25.25 seconds, respectively. She also anchored the 400 relay team’s first-place finish.
Boys track and field
Kaya Aydogmus, Ida Baker
Aydogmus posted a personal best in the discus (158 feet) and also won the shot put (52-4) at the District 3A-11 championships April 20. The victories helped lead Baker to its first team district crown in four years.