Voting for the OnFocus Athlete of the Week, August 29 – September 4 saw voters turn out in large numbers.
Collecting the most votes was Trevor Garski, of Mosinee, who collected 392 votes. Second place was Hunter Lochner of Nekoosa, with 297 votes.
Abbotsford’s Ty Falteisek was third with 163 votes. Fourth place went to Karter Butt of Edgar.
Athlete of the Week Nominees, August 29 – September 4
- Karter Butt, Edgar Football – Butt rushed for 233 yards on 25 carries in Edgar’s 36-0 shutout of Iola-Scandinavia.
- Hunter Lochner, Nekoosa Football – With injuries in the backfield for Nekoosa, Lochner stepped up and turned in a stellar performance. In the Papermakers’ 56-13 crushing of Weyauwega-Fremont, he rushed for 194 yards on 20 carries, had 3 rushing touchdowns, and returned an interception 27 yards for a score. Added to his night were 7 tackles and 2 tackles for a loss.
- Charles Jewell, Auburndale Boys Cross Country – Jewell took first at the Marathon Cross Country Invitational this week.
- Ty Falteisek, Abbotsford Football – In the Falcons’ 42-12 win over Marathon, the senior running back and linebacker filled up the stats sheet. Falteisek ended with 202 yards on 24 carries and 4 touchdowns, along with three two-point conversions. Added to his stat line: 1 interception, 11 tackes, including three for loss, and a reception for 7 yards.
- Trevor Garski, Mosinee Football – Garski turned in a masterful performance in Mosinee’s 47-7 thumping of Hayward. Garski was a perfect 17 of 17 for 316 yards and 6 touchdowns. Garski set the state record for most completions without a miss in the process.
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