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Athlete of the Week Voting: February 5 – February 11


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

Abby Berarducci (Palmyra / Sr.) – Swimming: At the Mid Penn Championships, the senior collected a total of three medals. She took 7th place in the 200 yard Individual Medley and then was on the podium again after placing 8th in the 200 yard Breaststroke. Berarducci was also a member of the 200 yard Freestyle Relay team that took 7th.

Alexis Binkley (Lebanon / Sr.) – Swimming: At the Lancaster Lebanon League Championships, the senior medaled with an 8th place finish in the 200 yard Freestyle with a time of 2:08.43, nearly eight seconds faster than her entry time. Binkley also finished with a 15th place finish in the 100 yard Fly.

Riley Hatzfeld (Our Lady of the Cross / Jr.) – Basketball: The junior was again dominant as the Lions went 2-1. Hatzfeld lit up the scoreboard against Lititz Christian scoring an astounding 49 points. She also had scoring performances of 36 and 31.

Ava Hoover (Annville-Cleona / Jr.) – Basketball: As Annville finished up their season, the junior had two tremendous outings. On Monday, she scored 13 points and grabbed 12 rebounds. Hoover followed it up on Wednesday with a 9 point, 14 rebound performance.

Anna Lanka (Northern Lebanon / So.) – Wrestling: At Monday’s Carlisle Quads, the sophomore went 3-0, pinning each of her opponents. Lanka finished up the week by picking up two more wins at the Ralph Hartlaub Tournament.

Lizzie Lowe (Cedar Crest / Sr.) – Basketball: Cedar Crest finished the regular season with a 56-47 win over McCaskey. The senior led the way with 13 points and 6 rebounds. Lowe did her scoring, going 6-9 from the field.

Sara Miller (ELCO / Sr.) – Basketball: The Raiders split their final two games of the season, but the senior point guard once again showed the value she brings to the floor. While averaging 3.5 points, her main contributions come through creating opportunities for her teammates. Miller averaged 6 rebounds, 3 assists, and 2 steals. On the season, she turned the call over less than one time per game.


Female Athletes of the Week: Kendall Cooper & Miracle Hershey (Week Ending February 4, 2024)

Male Nominees

Kody Boyer (ELCO / Sr.) – Basketball: ELCO earned two big wins over Octorara and Donegal to finish the regular season. Boyer was a major part of the victories, especially with the 17 points he scored against Octorara to accompany his all-out effort. He followed it up with another well-rounded performance against Donegal in which he scored 5 points.

Sam Gladyz (Palmyra / So.) – Swimming: At the Mid Penn Championships, the sophomore finished 4th in the 100 yard Fly with a time of 53.59. He medaled again with an 8th place performance in the 100 yard Freestyle. Gladyz collected two additional medals as a member of the Cougar relay teams.

Brady Krall (Northern Lebanon / So.) – Basketball: The sophomore finished up the season with two solid performances. He averaged 10 points in those games to lead the team in scoring. He also grabbed 12 rebounds. He added two three-points, four assists, and two blocks. Krall finished the season as the Vikings’ leader in scoring and rebounding.

Will Parker (Lebanon / Sr.) – Swimming: At the Lancaster Lebanon League Championships, the senior won two gold medals. On Friday night, Parker won the 50 yard Freestyle. He followed it up with a dominant performance in the 100 yard Breaststroke, winning by nearly five full seconds en route to setting a new pool record.

Jon Shay (Annville-Cleona / Jr.) – Basketball: In three games last week, Annville went 2-1 and put themselves in position for a District 3 Playoff berth. Shay played a large role in each of those games, shooting 56% from the field and averaging 17.7 points. His high was a 19 point performance against Pequea Valley. The junior was also strong defensively and led through his all-out hustle in each contest.

Toby Zombro (Cedar Crest / Sr.) – Bowling: At the Lancaster Lebanon League Championships, the senior medaled with a 6th place finish. Zombro’s high game on the day was a 257.


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LebCo Male Athlete of the Week: RJ Young (Week Ending February 4, 2024)

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