It’s time to place your vote for Week 38 of the WGEM SportsCenter and Hannibal Regional Prep Athlete of the Week! Each weekly winner is determined by combining the poll winner here with votes from the WGEM and Herald-Whig sports departments. The winner is announced each Tuesday morning on the show. Thanks for participating and helping us make another tough decision!
Who should be this week's WGEM SC and Hannibal Regional Prep Athlete of the Week?
- Miracle Ailes (Keokuk) – She won the program’s first individual state title in the Iowa Class 3A high jump, while also placing 3rd in the 100, 4th in long jump and 5th in the 200. (21%, 220 Votes)
- Blake Hays (Monroe City) – Hays helped lead the Panthers to the team state title in Missouri Class 2 by winning the 400 meters and being part of two championship relay teams. (19%, 206 Votes)
- Brock Wood (South Shelby) – The senior won Class 2 state titles in the 110 and 300-meter hurdles as well as the long jump, plus he finished second in the 200-meter dash. (18%, 189 Votes)
- Matthew Woods (Scotland Co.) – At the Missouri Class 1 state meet he won the long jump title at 22 feet, ½ inch while also finishing third in the 100-meter dash. (17%, 181 Votes)
- Delaney Straus (Marion Co.) – The freshman capped a great spring with three Class 1 state titles in the 800, 1,600 and 3,200-meter runs while placing second in the 400. (7%, 76 Votes)
- Tori Schieferdecker (Payson) – She led the Indians to a regional softball title striking out 12 and giving up just two hits to Western in the championship game. (7%, 69 Votes)
- John Clubine (Hannibal) – He won the Sectional title in the javelin throw at 162 feet, 5 inches and also qualified for state by finishing third in the 110-meter hurdles. (6%, 62 Votes)
- Jordan Johnson (QHS) – He won both the discus and shot put at the Bloomington Sectional to advance as one of the favorites to win each at the upcoming state meet. (4%, 40 Votes)
- Shad Flesner (Southeastern) – His 16 strikeout performance pitched the Suns to an upset win in the regional semifinals over Central. (2%, 18 Votes)
Total Voters: 1,061