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Athlete of the Week Voting: February 26 – March 3

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

Shayla Carl (Palmyra / So.) – Wrestling: Competing at the South Central Regional Wrestling Championships, the sophomore claimed 5th place in the 148-pound weight class. She accomplished the feat by pinning three opponents in :29, :34, and :50. Missing States by just one place, Carl finished the season with a 20-7 record.

Paxton Horner (Northern Lebanon / ) – Bowling: At the PA Eastern Regional Bowling Championships, Horner finished 77th after knocking down 804 pins in five games. Her high game of 205 ranked 75th out of the 560 total games that were bowled.

Staisy Martinez Severino (Lebanon / Sr.) – Wrestling: At the South Central Regional Wrestling Championship, the senior won four matches on her way to finishing 5th in the 130-pound weight class. Three of her victories came via pins, while the other match was a 9-0 major decision. Finishing just one position out of State qualifying, Martinez Severino finished her season with a 30-8 record. She was one of two medalists for the Cedars, as Isabella Poole Martinez also finished 5th.


Female Athletes of the Week: Kaddel Howard & Hayley Sheroky (Week Ending February 25, 2024)

Male Nominees

Carter Cheslock (Northern Lebanon / Sr.) – Swimming: Competing at the District 3 Championships, the senior earned two medals. On Friday, Cheslock took 4th in the 100-yard Butterfly with a time of 54.60. He followed it up on Saturday with a 7th-place finish in the 100-yard Freestyle. His performance in the Butterfly qualified him for the PIAA State Championships, a meet where he will be joined by his brother Collin (Breaststroke).

Oliver Funck (Annville-Cleona / So.) – Wrestling: The sophomore competed at the Southeast Regional Wrestling Championships, placing 8th in the 121-pound weight class. Funck scored two exciting one-point victories over opponents from Pope John Paul II and Catasauqua. This medal-winning performance followed a 4th place finish at Districts. Funck finished the season with a 29-19 record.

Hunter Heinsey (ELCO / Sr.) – Bowling: The senior finished 13th at the PA Eastern Regional Bowling Championships, scoring a 1097 over the course of five games. His average of 219.4 was highlighted by a high game of 279. Despite the performance, Heinsey missed the cut for finals and a State berth by just five pins.

Jomar Hidalgo (Lebanon / Fr.) – Swimming: At the District 3 Championships, the freshman won his first of two medals on Friday when he took 7th in the 200-yard Individual Medley. His time was 1:57.25. On Saturday, he returned to the pool and took 3rd in the 100-yard Backstroke in a time of 51.97. He qualified for the PIAA State Championships for both events.

Aiden Schomp (Cedar Crest / Sr.) – Basketball: The senior led an early Falcon rally that resulted in a victory over Carlisle in the District 3 Playoffs. In the 1st quarter, Schomp scored 5 points, including hitting a three-pointer. He finished the game with 10 points as Cedar Crest clinched a spot in the PIAA State Basketball Championship Tournament.

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LebCo Male Athletes of the Week: Karter Adams (Week Ending February 25, 2024)

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