Estero lacrosse player Arianna Endelmann garnered 46 percent of the vote to win the News-Press Athlete of the Week for March 21-26.
Endelmann led the Wildcats to huge wins over Bishop Verot and Fort Myers last week. Estero is 14-4 on the season and gearing up for the District 18 tournament next week.
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.
Canterbury baseball player Tyler Shuck took second after being instrumental to the Cougars’ run to the Sarasota Baseball Classic title. In a 4-2 win over nationally-ranked Vienna (Virginia) Madison, he finished 2-for-4 with a double.
Other nominees were Evangelical Christian softball player Alex Hilton, Cypress Lake tennis player Zach Blythe, Fort Myers tennis player Shani Idlette, Fort Myers distance runner Krissy Gear, South Fort Myers pole vaulter Thomas Barselou and Bishop Verot lacrosse player Zack Liberto.
Mar. 14-19: Kyle Palmer, Riverdale
Mar. 7-12: Emily Dean, Cypress Lake, lacrosse
Feb. 29-Mar. 5: Christian Menendez, Ida Baker, baseball
Feb. 22-27: Peyton Hornung, Canterbury, lacrosse
Feb. 15-20: Lauren Lockard, Bishop Verot, lacrosse
Feb. 8-13: Kayla Sortore, Cypress Lake, softball
Feb. 1-6: Cassidy Delva, Lehigh, basketball
Jan. 25-30: Nicole Paquin, North Fort Myers, soccer
Jan. 18-23: Gage Schield, Riverdale, wrestling
Jan. 11-16: Holly Golden, ECS, basketball
Jan. 4-9: Oliver Goss, Canterbury, soccer