Vote on Twitter for your boy and girl Patriot League Athletes of the Week. The performances are from March 4-10.
Girls Athletes of the Week nominees
Addie Randel (Eaton basketball) — The versatile junior had 33 points, 11 rebounds and seven steals in three games in the final three rounds of the state tournament. Eaton went 2-1 in those games.
Bailie Duncan (Eaton basketball) — Randel’s senior teammate also filled up the stat sheets. She had 24 points, 14 rebounds and four assists in the Reds’ three state tournament games.
Anna Bedell (University track) — This University sophomore racked up a first-place finish in the long jump (13 feet, 7 inches) and a fourth-place finish in pole vault (5’) in the City of Greeley Championships on Friday.
Korttney Potter (University track) — Bedell’s junior teammate had a trio of top 3 finishes: first in the 100 hurdles (18.83 seconds), second in the 300 hurdles (55.44) and third in pole vault (6’). Bedell and Potter helped lead the Bulldogs to a team championship against their foes from mostly bigger schools.
Boys Athlete of the Week nominees
Carter Keil (Sterling basketball) — Keil capped off his senior season and his high school basketball career emphatically. He took charge for the Tigers in the state tournament, scoring 45 points in Sterling’s three games this past week. The Tigers went 2-1 and placed third in the talent-laden tournament.
Jackson Romero (Resurrection Christian junior) — Romero and his Cougars teammates played in just one game this past week, but Romero made it count. He scored 22 points and pulled down six rebounds against an imposing Manual frontcourt in Resurrection Christian’s 84-68 Round of 8 state tournament loss to the Thunderbolts on Thursday.
Jose Lopez (Platte Valley baseball) — Lopez began his sophomore season by showing some big-time power, hitting 3 for 3 with six RBI, two home runs and a double in an 11-0 win against Fort Lupton on Friday.
Jack Myers (University track) — Lopez wasn’t the only Patriot League sophomore to begin his season impressively this past week. Myers had first-place finishes in shot put (39’ 8.75") and discus (128’) at the City of Greeley Championships on Friday at District 6 Stadium. He helped lead the Bulldogs to a team championship.