Ross, Brandstatter receive honors
Published 4:10 pm Friday, January 20, 2006
By By ERIKA PICKLES / Niles Daily Star
NILES - Buchanan's Emily Ross and Niles' Ben Brandstatter have been chosen as the Niles Daily Star Athletes of the Week for Jan. 9-14.
Ross, a member of the Bucks' volleyball team, had two strong performances last week.
On Jan. 9 against Niles, Ross helped lead her team to a victory, ending the night with 30 assists, seven blocks and eight aces.
Against River Valley, she had 19 assists, four kills and four aces.
Brandstatter, a member of Niles' wrestling team, sealed the Vikes' victory against Lakeshore on Jan. 12 when he pinned Zach Kretchman in the 160-pound weight class. The pin gave Niles enough points to take the victory over the Lancers for the first time in years.
Congratualtions to this weeks Athletes of the Week!
To nominate someone, please contact the sports department at 687-7703.