A multi-sport athlete from Saint Joseph’s Catholic Academy is the girls’ athlete of the week for Sept. 18-24, according to readers of CentreDaily.com.
Katie Pase plays volleyball and soccer this fall at Saint Joseph’s. During Sept. 18-24, she played in two soccer matches and two volleyball matches. She racked up 14 saves against Halifax for the soccer team before getting 15 more against Susquenita.
Pase won the poll with 50% of the votes, or 5,001 votes.
Here were the other nominees:
Lillyanna Smith, Penns Valley cross-country: Penns Valley girls’ cross-country sophomore Lillyanna Smith led the way for her team Sept. 23 at the PIAA Invitational in Hershey. She finished with the 13th fastest time for a sophomore (22:49) and 41st overall in the Class A race. She came in second in the poll, with 37% of the vote, or 3,674 votes.
Myia Brooks, Bald Eagle volleyball: Brooks had 16 kills and two solo blocks, along with a .537 hitting percentage against Penns Valley, along with eight kills and three blocks against Bishop Guilfoyle.
Reese Hazelton, Philipsburg-Osceola volleyball: Hazelton had a big week, earning 17 kills and nine digs in a win over Bishop Guilfoyle along with 14 kills, 10 service points, three blocks and three aces in a victory over Bellefonte. Hazelton is already committed to play volleyball in the Big Ten at Indiana University.
For the CDT’s Athlete of the Week polls this season, we will take nominations from all six county athletic departments for both a boys’ and girls’ athlete of the week. Voting for this poll ended Sunday. As a reminder, the poll is not scientific and just for fun. In fact, we invite you to vote as many times as you want. Look for future polls at CentreDaily.com.