Michaleb Niles of Foxcroft Academy has been named First National Bank High School Athlete of the Week after rushing for 120 yards in the Ponies' 41-0 shutout win against Washington Academy last Friday.

Niles, who won with nearly 38 percent of the vote, scored two touchdowns in the Class D North semifinal matchup at Oakes Field.

He carried the ball 18 times, averaging 6.6 yards per carry.

The Ponies will take on Bucksport in the Class D North title game this weekend in Dover-Foxcroft.

Other nominees this week included Drew Cameron of Presque Isle, Jacalyn Pelletier of Fort Kent, David Wilson of Nokomis and Sarah Foust of Gardiner.

To nominate a local athlete for Athlete of the Week, click here.

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