Basketball, track and field stars: Vote for your Pocono Record Athletes of the week Jan. 23 - 29
Don’t run out of time: Make your vote count for these track and field and basketball standouts.
Here are the nominees for your Pocono Record Athletes of the Week.
Every week, the Pocono Record will publish Athletes of the Week polls online. This week's polls will run until Friday at 7 p.m.
And a belated shout out to last week's winners: Lady Cards’ Lily Soller from Pocono Mountain East basketball (4,960 votes) and Adrian Brito from Pocono Mountain West basketball (6,400 votes).
Voting is restricted to once hourly through public IP addresses. The girls' poll can be accessed online at https://poll.fm/11332917
Find the boys' poll at https://poll.fm/11332996
Descriptions of the athletes' performances are included before the polls.
Girls' Athletes of the Week
Sydney Curry, junior, Stroudsburg basketball
Curry’s moves on the court helped the team win 42-41 over Pocono Mountain East on Jan. 27.
She also scored five points against the 47-7 win against Notre Dame on Jan. 28.
Layla Cherif, freshman, East Stroudsburg South track and field
In her shot put debut, Cherif (dubbed a phenom by coaches) made the finals and placed fourth at the Clarks Summit University Invitational.
Brianne Steidl, junior, Pocono Mountain West basketball
The starter scored seven points and contributed to the team’s impressive wins against East Stroudsburg North (Lady Panthers won 66-6) on Jan. 27 and Nazareth on Jan. 28 (final score 44-26).
Boys' Athletes of the Week
Richard Gilmore, sophomore, Stroudsburg basketball
The mighty Mountaineer scored 12 points in the two-point victory against Notre Dame on Jan. 28.
Darius Gadsden, senior, Pocono Mountain West basketball
Gadsden shined on court with three points against Nazareth on Jan. 28 (West won on 74-55).
The team is 14-4 as of Jan. 31.
Zahir Williams-Dennis, senior, East Stroudsburg South track and field
In his last year as a Cavs track and field star, Williams-Dennis placed third in the 55m dash (6.99) at the Clarks Summit University Invitational.
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