WINNER: News-Press Athlete of the Week Aug 22-27

WINNER: News-Press Athlete of the Week Aug 22-27

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WINNER: News-Press Athlete of the Week Aug 22-27

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The News-Press All-Area Athlete of the Week

The News-Press All-Area Athlete of the Week

Cape Coral golfer Mia Nelson generated 62 percent of the vote to garner News-Press Athlete of the Week honors for performances from Aug. 22-27.

Nominees are derived from scores and stats called and emailed in by Lee County’s coach’s during the week. Voting begins each Monday at 2 p.m.

Coaches can email scores to sports@news-press.com or call in scores at 239-335-0357. The deadline for each night’s results is 10 p.m.

Earning 3,125 of 5,073 votes, Nelson carded a 40 over nine holes at Myerlee Country Club in Fort Myers.

Bishop Verot volleyball player Teya Leonard took second with 1,128 votes following a 33-assist performance in the Vikings sweep of rival Fort Myers on the road.

Other nominees were Cypress Lake running back Isaiah Thomas, Dunbar defensive end Rocky Jacques-Louis, Estero swimmers Alex Subbert and Alina Faunce and Evangelical Christian golfer Shane Reynolds.

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