Avon soccer star Mackenzie Muir voted SBLive’s Ohio High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Avon soccer star Mackenzie Muir for being voted SBLive’s Ohio High School Athlete of the Week for Oct. 11-16!

The senior scored in the 53rd and 70th minute to secure Avon its first Southwestern Conference girls soccer title. 

Muir received 55.3% of the vote, beating out Amherst Steele’s Luke Bowlsby who finished second with 22.39%. New Albany’s Jadyn Garnes finished third with 10.81% and La Salle’s Jaylen Deleon finished fourth with 4.49%. There were over 18,000 votes tallied this week!

If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email regan@scorebooklive.com or message us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveoh.

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Oct. 11-16:

Marcus Hammer, Bowling Green RB

Hammer piled up 302 rushing yards on 26 carries and scored four touchdowns in a 43-0 victory over Maumee.

Lamar Sperling, Archbishop Hoban RB

Sperling ran for 151 yards on 20 carries en route to scoring all four of Archbishop Hoban’s touchdowns. Sperling’s performance helped deal Benedictine its first loss of the season. 

Rick Coleman Jr., Harvey ATH

Coleman did it all Friday night for Harvey, rushing for 213 yards and two touchdowns, passing for 167 yards and two touchdowns, returning a fumble 78 yards for a touchdown, returning a punt 61 yards for a touchdown and grabbing an interception in a 63-28 win over Hawken.

Luke Bowlsby, Amherst Steele cross country

Bowlsby finished first in the Southwestern Conference Championship, running the 5K in 16:58.94, 10 seconds faster than teammate Ty Perez, who finished second.

Chris Edmonds, Toledo Central Catholic RB

Edmonds found the end zone twice with 123 yards on 22 carries en route to TCC’s 24th straight conference win. The Fighting Irish remained undefeated in conference play with a 34-15 win over Fremont Ross.

Olando Kamara, Pickerington Central RB

Kamara was the leading rusher in Pick Central’s 34-8 win over Lancaster, with 156 yards and three touchdowns on just 10 carries. Kamara had 46- and 75-yard touchdown runs on the night. 

Katie Clute, Olmsted Falls cross country

Clute secured the individual Southwestern Conference Championship for the third year in a row, covering the 5K course in 19:31.68.

Jadyn Garnes, New Albany RB

Garnes rushed for 148 yards on 21 carries with one rushing and one receiving touchdown, propelling New Albany to a comeback victory over Pickerington North. 

Aiden Ighnat, Hilliard Davidson K

Among Ighnat’s three field goals was a 31-yard game winner as the clock hit zeros to secure Davidson’s win over Olentangy Liberty. Ighnat’s two field goals in the final four minutes helped advance Davidson to 7-2 overall and 3-1 in league play.

Brooklyn Smith, Newark Catholic volleyball

After being the first in school history to reach 1,000 digs, Smith and company went on to secure the LCL Championship. 

Jagger Pallay, Hudson QB

Pallay threw for 366 yards on 32 completions in Hudson’s OT win over Brunswick. Pallay’s Friday night display was his most passing yards on the season. 

Jaylen Deleon, La Salle LB

Deleon secured La Salle’s 24-0 shutout victory over Trotwood-Madison with a fourth-quarter pick-six with 10:51 to play. 

Rachel Wenzel, Ellet soccer

Wenzel continues her reign over all Ohio high school soccer, leading in goals with 43 and fourth in assists with 21. 

Jordan Jackson, Fairfield RB

Jackson had a 37-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter that secured Fairfield the upset win over No. 18 Lakota East. Jackson rushed for 123 yards on just nine carries. 

Mitch Bolden, Lakota West QB

Bolden ran in the game-securing touchdown to lift Lakota West over Colerain 21-3. Bolden rushed for 84 yards and threw for 103 yards and a touchdown.  

Will Kocher, Kings QB

Kocher’s touchdown on the ground and in the air steadied the No. 24 undefeated Kings to a 35-21 win over Turpin. Kocher completed a 42- and 70-yard touchdown pass and a 69-yard touchdown run. It was his fifth game of the season with both a rushing and passing touchdown. 

Jackson McGohan, Miamisburg TE

McGohan reeled in three touchdowns in Miamisburg 22-21 upset over No. 2 Springfield. McGohan’s third touchdown came with eight seconds to play, setting up the game-winning two-point conversion. 

Sam Cannon, Upper Arlington WR

Cannon returned an 88-yard punt on top of a 36-yard receiving touchdown en route to Upper Arlington’s 42-13 victory over Dublin Coffman. 

Drew Allar, Medina QB

With his future coach in attendance, Penn State’s James Franklin, Allar threw for 311 yards and five touchdowns. Allar’s performance advanced the undefeated Medina Battling Bees past Lorain 70-7. 

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