[VOTE] Five Nominated For HS Athlete Of The Week
Five area student-athletes are up for First National Bank High School Athlete of the Week honors.
This week's nominees are Camille Kohtala of Orono, Henry Scheff of Ellsworth, Alyssa Elliott of Bangor, Jeremy Richard of Foxcroft Academy and Colby McLean of Sumner Memorial High School.
Here's how each athlete performed last week
Camille Kohtala of Orono set a new league record in the long jump at the PVC-EMITL Championships at the University of Maine in Orono on Saturday. Her leap of 19-4 shattered the record she set two weeks ago, a jump of 18-2 3/4. Saturday's jump was the second-longest in state history, just behind Kate Hall's record leap of 20-4 3/4. Kohtala also won the 400m (61.34) and the 200m (26.68) on Saturday.
Henry Scheff of Ellsworth helped lead the Eagles to PVC-EMITL small-school title on Saturday. Scheff won the 55m hurdles with a time of 8.62. He took first place in the high jump with a leap of 6-0. He added a third-place finish in the triple jump.
Jeremy Richard of Foxcroft Academy scored 30 points in last week's 81-61 loss to MDI at Bernard Parady Gymnasium. Richard knocked down five three-pointers in the loss. The week prior to that, Richard scored 17 points against Ellsworth and 24 against John apst on Senior Night.
Colby McLean of Sumner Memorial High School scored his 1,000th career point in the Tigers' regular season finale against Central last Thursday. The senior scored 24 points in the 76-60 victory. McLean added 12 points in last Tuesday's 39-36 loss against Narraguagus.
Alyssa Elliott of Bangor broke a 32-year-old UMaine schoolgirl field house record with a leap of 37-07.25 in the triple jump. She also won the long jump (17-01.00) and finished fifth in the 200 meter dash. Elliott helped lead the Rams to a large school title at Saturday's PVC-EMITL Championships.
Voting is restricted to once every 24 hours. Voting ends at 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13.
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