New Washington wrestler Noah Franklin pinned his first two opponents at the Evansville semi-state meet to clinch a spot at the state championship meet in the 132-pound division, earning himself the Courier-Journal Southern Indiana Athlete of the Week Award presented by Norton Sports Health.
Last week’s other nominees were Jeffersonville swimming’s Rachel Walker, North Harrison basketball’s Cali Nolot and Clarksville basketball’s Benett McEwen.
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 featuring guest speaker Mia Hamm. For more information on the event, to RSVP and purchase additional tickets, visit sportsawards.courier-journal.com.
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.