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Athlete of the Week Voting: February 12 – February 18


Presented in coordination with Froggy Valley 100.1/WiLBuR 99.7 & Lebanon Federal Credit Union, help us decide which male and female athlete should be honored for their outstanding efforts during last week’s local high school sports action.  While you may have a favorite school or athlete already, we still encourage you to read through the lists below and then click on the link to vote.

The winners will be announced at the end of the week. Linked below are the articles about our most recent winners of the award.

Voting will remain open until Wednesday at 7 pm.  Only one vote per email address, per day will be allowed.

While athletes can be nominated multiple weeks, the winners will be removed and updates will be provided as the season progresses.

While this may be a vote and emotions can run high, this is intended to bring attention to some of the best performances from our local student-athletes.

Nominations, which are made working with the schools, are listed below in alphabetical order.

Please read about each nominee, celebrate their accomplishment, and then go vote who you feel is most deserving of this week’s honor. 


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Female Nominees

Makenna Haas (ELCO / Jr.) – Indoor Track & Field: At the Garden State Invitational in Staten Island, Haas placed 1st in the Triple Jump. Her jump of 36’8” set a new ELCO Indoor record, it qualified her for this next weekend’s PTFCA Indoor State Championship Meet.

Johbrianna Long (Northern Lebanon / So.) – Wrestling: The sophomore went 3-2 to finish 7th in the 118-pound weight class at District 3 Sectionals. Long earned wins by pinning two opponents and earning a 6-0 decision. One of those pins was in the medal round when she defeated her opponent at the 2:00 mark.

Sarah Ventura (Our Lady of the Cross / Jr.) – Basketball: The junior scored 11 points, including 6 in the 1st quarter in the win over Alliance Christian. Ventura followed it up with 8 points in the win over Lehigh Valley Charter, taking the pressure off while teammate Riley Hatzfeld put up a 50 point performance.

Zariyah Whigham (Lebanon / Sr.) – Basketball: The senior played a pivotal role in Lebanon defeating Columbia in the Lancaster Lebanon League Semifinals. Whigham recorded 13 points, including two clutch three-pointers in the 1st quarter to give the Cedars a spark. She added scored 8 points in League Championship.

Riley Zettlemoyer (Palmyra / So.) – At the District 3 Sectionals, the sophomore went 4-1 on her way to earning a bronze medal in the 112-pound weight class. Zettlemoyer’s season record now stands at 22-8. After qualifying for Regionals, she will now look to add more wins to that total.


Female Athlete of the Week: Riley Hatzfeld (Week Ending February 11, 2024)

Male Nominees

Karter Adams (Northern Lebanon / So.) – Wrestling: The sophomore was one of three Vikings wrestlers to win gold at the District 3 Sectional Tournament, winning the 127 pound weight class. Adams went 3-0 to improve his season record to 31-9. His 1st place finish qualified him for Districts (2A).

Mason Bucks (Palmyra / Sr.) – Wrestling: At District 3 Sectionals, the senior earned the gold medal at 172 pounds. Bucks went 3-0 on the day to improve his season record to 23-5. The win qualified him for Regionals (3A).

Jalik Hill (Lebanon / Sr.) – Indoor Track & Field: At the Garden State Invitational in Staten Island, the senior ran a 52.52 to win his heat of the 400m. Hill’s time placed him 15th out of 80 and set a new Lebanon Indoor record.

Darrian Holloway (Annville-Cleona / Sr.) – Wrestling: At the 2A District 3 Sectionals, the senior earned bronze at 215 pounds. Holloway went 4-1 in the tournament, with each of his wins coming by way of pinning his opponents. He is now 15-11 and qualified for Districts (2A).

Fernando Marquez (Cedar Crest / Sr.) – Basketball: Crest won three games, as they claimed the Lancaster Lebanon League Championship. In those games, the senior totaled 40 points, including a team-high 18 point performance in Finals win over Warwick.

Klint Miller (ELCO / Fr.) – Wrestling: At District 3 Sectionals, the freshman won gold in the 152 pound weight class. The 1st place finish was the result of Miller winning all four of his matches, including three pins. He now has a season record of 33-9 and will now move onto Regionals (3A).


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LebCo Male Athletes of the Week: Will Parker & Jon Shay (Week Ending February 11, 2024)

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