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Athlete of the Week Voting: May 6 – May 12


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 Thursday 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.) – Track & Field: At the Lancaster Lebanon League Championship, Haas finished 2nd in the Triple Jump (37’6.5”), 4th in the Long Jump (17’8.5”), and was a member of the 4x100m relay that finished 6th (50.83). All three performances set new school records.

Kaddel Howard (Cedar Crest / So.) – Track & Field: At the Lancaster Lebanon League Championships, Howard won the 400m (53.63) and the 200m (24.26). Both times, she completely shattered the prior meet records. She then anchored the 4 x 400m relay as the Falcons finished in 4:03.11 to claim silver. It is worth noting that teammate Eliana Schneider also won the High Jump and the Javelin (meet record), finished 3rd in the 800m, and was on the 4x400m.

Addison Kubica (Northern Lebanon / So.) – Softball: In the LL League Quarterfinals, Kubica delivered a walk-off hit in the Bottom 7th as the Vikings defeated Elizabethtown. She finished the game going 2-3. Earlier in the week, she drove in one run as Northern Lebanon defeated Annville for the Section 4 Championship.

Sofie Price (Palmyra / Sr.) – Track & Field: At the Mid Penn Championships, Price took gold in the Javelin with a winning throw of 117’2”. Previously, this season, the junior won the LebCo Championship with a throw of 132’3. She now enters Districts as the #2 seed. 

Meda Pulaski (Annville-Cleona / Sr.) – Softball: The senior earned her 400th career strikeout in a win over CD East. She followed it up by pitching a shutout in an upset win over Solanco in the Lancaster Lebanon League Quarterfinals.

Seira Wolfe (Lebanon / Sr.) – Softball: In two games, Wolfe went 4-4, scored four times, and drew five walks to complete the week with a perfect 1.000 OBP. Playing centerfield, she accounted for eight putouts, including robbing Solanco of a home run. She was honored with a LL Section 2 – 1st Team All-Star Selection.

LebCo Female Athletes of the Week: Chloe Shirk (Week Ending May 5, 2024)


Male Nominees

Joseph Escobales (Northern Lebanon / Sr.) – Track & Field: The definition of a hard worker, Escobales was informed that he qualified for the District 3 Championship Meet in the 300m IM Hurdles after running a 41.78 at the Lebanon County Championships.

Jalik Hill (Lebanon / Sr.) – Track & Field: The senior sprinter captured three medals at the Lancaster Lebanon League Championships. As an individual, Hill finished 3rd in the 200m (22.61) and 4th in the 400m (50.98). He was then a member of the Cedar 4x400m relay that finished 5th (3:31.26).

Aidan Mahaffey / Tyler Mahaffey (Palmyra / Sr.) – Tennis: Over the course of their high school career, the twins have made for a dynamic pairing. This past week, they won their 4th straight District 3 Doubles Tennis Championship. ATM will now move on to States where they will attempt to win their 3rd straight gold medal.

David Moran (Annville-Cleona / So.) – Track & Field: After running the LL’s fastest 800m this season (155.6), the sophomore joined Landon Hostetter, Matt Clemson, and Oliver Funck on the 4×800 relay as they took 1st at the  Lancaster Lebanon League Championship (8:08.15). Moran then took silver in the open 800m (1:57.46). 

Morgan Shanaman (ELCO / Sr.) – Baseball: As the Raiders hunted down a District 3 Playoff berth, Shanaman came up big in leading them to victories over Octorara and Lebanon. He pitched a complete game victory over Octorara while striking out nine batters. He had a hit in each game, but more importantly, he has provided a steady force for ELCO while batting .309 and pitching in some key moments.

Isaac Wolfe / Joe Shkreli (Cedar Crest / Jr.)  – Tennis: After spending the year as the #4 player for the Falcons, Wolfe paired with Joe Shkreli in the District 3 Doubles Tournament. The newly formed pair went from unranked to a 3rd place finish, giving them an automatic bid into the PIAA State Championship Tournament.

LebCo Male Athletes of the Week: Adrian Gonzalez & Colten Shaffer (Week Ending May 5, 2024)

Winter Athletes of the Week (2023-2024)

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