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Cast your vote for the Naples Daily News Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Babcock Ranch, from Oct. 2-7.

It is time to vote within the Naples Each day News Athlete of the Week poll sponsored by Babcock Ranch for Oct. 2-7.

Each week the Naples Each day News staff will select one finalist in each highschool sport. Nominees are derived from scores and stats emailed in by Collier County’s coaches in the course of the week to sports@naplesnews.com. Readers can then vote in the net poll to find out who the Athlete of the Week will probably be.

The poll will probably be posted at naplesnews.com each Monday, and voting will end at 10 a.m. Thursday each week. The winner will probably be announced on the @ndnprepzone Instagram page and on Twitter at @NDN_PrepZone. The winning athlete will receive a shirt courtesy of BSN Sports.

Last week’s winner was Community School volleyball player Kelly McAuley.

To see this week’s poll, CLICK HERE!

Listed below are the nominees for this week:

Football Offense

Justin Compere, Immokalee

Ran nine times for 166 yards and two touchdowns in a 42-22 win over Okeechobee.

Football Defense

Luvinson Pierre, St. John Neumann

Pierre forced a fumble and returned it 70 yards for a rating, adding an interception against Florida Christian.


Peyton Garrick, First Baptist

Posted 19 kills, 15 digs, 2 digs, and a couple of blocks in a four-set win over Bishop Verot.

Boys Golf

Jake Debroux, Naples

Shot a 66 within the CCAC Championship to take first place by two strokes on the Valencia Country Club.

Girls Golf

Sara Vitasek, Gulf Coast

Shot a 75 to take first place by 4 strokes within the CCAC Championship last Monday.

Boys Cross Country

Tyler Mastrangelo, Community School

Took first place on the Marco Island Invitational, posting a time of 17:30.80 to win by slightly below 15 seconds.

Girls Cross Country

Lauren Lappin, Village School

Clocked a time of 21:41.20 to take fourth place on the Marco Island Invitational over the weekend.

Boys Swimming

Emil Daniyar, Barron Collier

Posted 4 first place finishes on the CCAC meet, taking first within the 200 IM, 500 free, the 200-medley relay, and the 400 free relay.

Girls Swimming

Caelan Burt, Lely

Took home a pair of first place finishes on the CCAC meet, winning the 50 free and the 100 free.


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