Each week during the high school sports season the Eastern Maine High School Sports Examiner and the Eastern Maine Sports Blog will announce a female and male athlete of the week. You can send your nominations to Marc @ email@example.com. When you send your nominations include the athlete, name of the school, stats for the week of the nomination.
2012/2013 Winter season- Week 9- January 28th-February 2nd
Mackenzie Coiley- Foxcroft- Basketball- Scored 34 points and had 16 rebounds in 54-49 overtime victory over Washington Academy. Scored 22 points in 55-40 loss to Ellsworth. Coiley is the first female student/athlete from Foxcroft Academy to earn athlete of the week. She joins Donnie Boyer and Ryan Rebar as athlete of the week winners from Foxcroft.
Morgan Merchant- Jonesport-Beals- Basketball- Scored 22 points including her 1000 career point and pulled down 16 rebounds in 63-44 victory over Sumner. Recorded a triple double (14 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists) in 67-27 victory over Vinalhaven. Scored 24 points and pulled down 13 rebounds in 67-37 victory over Vinalhaven.
Jillian Woodward- Orono- Basketball- Recorded 20 points, six rebounds, one block and hit game winning shot with seven seconds left in 38-37 victory over Mattanawcook. Scored 14 points including hitting the game winning shot with four seconds remaining in overtime in 44-42 victory over John Bapst.
Jessica Preble- Penquis- Basketball- Scored 22 points in 59-35 victory over Stearns. Scored 15 points in 47-35 victory over Central.
Sydney Churchill- Fort Fairfield- Basketball- Recorded 30 points, six rebounds, four steals and three assists in 67-36 victory over Madawaska. She hit 8 three pointers which broke her own school record of 7.
Melinda Ogden- Searsport- Basketball- Scored 22 points in 58-40 victory over Bangor Christian.
Taylor Pelkey- Stearns- Basketball- Recorded 24 points, 11 rebounds and two steals in 66-54 loss to Dexter.