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Athletes of the Week Oct. 4-9
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Visit the Sports page on to register your vote. Information on the athletes will be made available in an online sports story. Votes can be made by clicking on the side bar poll. If you would like to vote for more than one athlete, e-mail Adam Krebs at with your picks. Be sure to include both your first and last name, as well as your hometown. Voting will end Wednesday Oct. 13 at 5 p.m. and results will be published Thursday, Oct. 14.

The Athletes of the Week nominations are:


Monroe senior Kelsey Erickson and junior Brooke McBain: The No. 1 doubles duo qualified for the WIAA Division 1 state tennis tournament. Erickson and McBain defeated Milton's Brooke Negus and Megan Burandt 7-5, 6-0 at the Lake Geneva Badger sectional to earn a state berth.

Kelli Isaj: The senior scored three goals in the Cheesemakers' 11-0 win over Wisconsin Dells in the Badger Challenge.

Jaclyn Ditter: The senior had seven kills in a 25-21, 25-11, 25-20 loss to Monona Grove.

Area Boys

Jesse DeLorme, Brodhead-Juda: The junior rushed for 180 yards and scored three touchdowns in the Cardinals' 42-19 win over Palmyra-Eagle.

Tucker Wiegel, Darlington: The senior rushed for 105 yards and scored four touchdowns including a 101-yard kick return in the Redbirds' 58-0 win over Boscobel.

Tyler Dorn, New Glarus-Monticello: The senior rushed for 169 yards and scored three touchdowns in a 27-23 loss to Waterloo.

Area Girls

Naomi Black, Darlington: The sophomore shot an 87 at the Madison Edgewood sectional at Yahara Hills. She won a playoff to qualify for the state golf tournament.

Bailey Hlavachek, Albany: The freshman finished third at the Baertschi Invitational and helped the Comets win the small school division.

Kaitlyn Schulz, Albany: The senior had 14 kills, 13 digs and three blocks in a 23-25, 25-11, 25-6, 25-8 win over Pecatonica to help the Comets stay unbeaten in the Six Rivers East.