Vote for TCPalm's Athlete of the Week for Sept. 19-24

Nine student-athletes are up for this week's TCPalm Athlete of the Week poll for the week of Sept. 19-24.

Last week, Centennial volleyball standout Shayla Henry was voted Athlete of the Week receiving 56 percent of the ballot with South Fork cross country's Emerson Brinn finishing as the runner-up.

Coaches can email scores to or each night in order for athletes to be considered to be nominated each week.

South Florida area high schools compete in the South Fork Bulldog Classic on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022 at South Fork High School in Martin County.
South Florida area high schools compete in the South Fork Bulldog Classic on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022 at South Fork High School in Martin County.

This week, voting takes place beginning at noon Monday and will close Thursday at noon.

Nicholas Colbert, Jensen Beach

At Saturday's South Fork Bulldog Classic, Colbert won his fourth race in four events and set a personal best time of 16:07.3, over 12 seconds down from his prior best time this season.

Carrington Brown, St. Edward’s

At the SSAC Championship at Holloway Park in Lakeland on Saturday, Brown ran a personal best time of 21:58.91 to win the individual race and help the Pirates take the team championship.

Brynn Stoneburg, Jensen Beach

At the FSPA Invitational on Friday and Saturday, Stoneburg took race wins in the girls 200 and 500 freestyle and helped the 200 and 400 freestyle relay teams finish in third and fifth respectively.

Aiden Gaines, Fort Pierce Central

At the FSPA Invitational on Friday and Saturday, Gaines finished third in the boys' diving event with 305.15 points.

Grace Lee, Martin County

In two win for the Tigers during the week to add to their nine-match winning streak, Lee totaled 18 kills and 16 digs for the week including a 9-kill, 12-dig effort in a three-set win over Centennial on Thursday.

Jules Gentil, Morningside Academy

Gentil fired a 5-under 67 at the SSAC Championship on Saturday at Cleveland Heights Golf Course to finish as the individual runner-up.

Karen Becher, Pine School

Becher shot a 3-over 38 to lead the Knights a close defeat to St. Edward's on Tuesday.

Joel Ellis, Somerset College Prep

Ellis bowled a 266 game to lead the Spartans to a match victory over Vero Beach on Thursday.

Avari Fitzpatrick, South Fork

Fitzpatrick bowled a 191 game to lead the Bulldogs to a match win over Sebastian on Monday.

Local swimmers, divers shine at FSPA Invitational

Jensen Beach hosted the FSPA Invitational at Sailfish Splash Waterpark last Friday and Saturday and Falcon junior Brynn Stoneburg won two events in the girls’ events.

Stoneburg was victorious in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:52.02 and also took the 500 freestyle with a time of 4:57.14 to help Jensen Beach finish fifth as a team against some of the state’s top programs.

Jensen Beach’s 200 freestyle relay team with Stoneburg, Sophia Henderson, Melody McAfee and Ugne Koveraite finished third.

Jensen Beach senior Ayden Cason finished second in the boys’ 50 freestyle with a time of 21.71 and added a fifth place finish in the 100 freestyle.

Fort Pierce Central’s Aiden Gaines took third in boys’ diving for the Cobras.

South Fork senior diver Julia Hirt finished fourth in girls’ diving for the Bulldogs.

Morningside Academy wins boys golf SSAC championship

Morningside Academy's boys golf team won the SSAC Championship at Cleveland Heights Golf Course in Lakeland last Saturday.

The Eagles shot 289 as a team led by Jules Gentil shooting a 59 to finish second overall in the individual tournament.

Ryan Lue shot a 72, Owen Rogers carded a 73 and Dylan Barberios shot a 77 for Morningside.

FSPA Invitational

Girls top 10 plus local schools

Montverde Academy 317, Oviedo 304, Bolles 270, Cape Coral 179, Jensen Beach 149, Jupiter 125, Fort Myers 108, Lake Mary 107, Wolfson 95, Carrollwood Day School 83; South Fork 54, Lincoln Park Academy 11, John Carroll Catholic 1

Girls results

200 medley relay: 1. Montverde Academy (Regina Torres Pomar, Emily Santos, Anna Samuel Andrade, Nia Norville-Smith) 1:48.94, 2. Bolles (Suki Burgstiner, Victoria Edgar, Carla Prieto, Sofia Bonati) 1:52.79; 200 freestyle: 1. Brynn Stoneburg (Jensen Beach) 1:52.02, 2. Gabby Goodwin (Oviedo) 1:53.93; 200 individual medley: 1. Regina Torres Pomar (Montverde Academy) 2:06.00, 2. Paola Gonzalez (Braddock) 2:07.57; 50 freestyle: 1. Kaylin Herbet (Oviedo) 23.37, 2. Sarah Beth Cathcart (Oviedo) 23.56; 100 butterfly: 1. Clarice Spencer (Fort Myers) 57.29, 2. Natalie Doig (Holy Trinity) 59.62; 500 freestyle: 1. Brynn Stoneburg (Jensen Beach) 4:57.14, 2. Melissa Blaine (Cape Coral) 5:01.29; 200 freestyle relay: 1. Oviedo (Kaylin Herbet, Nelle James, Ciel Sanabria, Sarah Beth Cathcart) 1:37.38, 2. Montverde Academy (Brianna Monahan, Alejandra Ordonez, Zoe Xiao, Ivanka Bukele Sanchez) 1:39.02; 100 freestyle: 1. Kaylin Herbet (Oviedo) 50.65, 2. Sarah Beth Cathcart (Oviedo) 51.05; 100 backstroke: 1. Regina Torres Pomar (Montverde Academy) 57.87, 2. Addison Kent (Jupiter) 59.30; 100 breaststroke: 1. Emily Santos (Montverde Academy) 1:04.56, 2. Paola Gonzalez (Braddock) 1:05.75; 400 freestyle relay: 1. Oviedo (Kaylin Herbet, Megan Hurley, Gabby Goodwin, Sarah Beth Cathcart) 3:29.30, 2. Montverde Academy (Regina Torres Pomar, Brianna Monahan, Alejandra Ordonez, Zoe Xiao) 3:33.50; Diving: 1. Elle Jacobson (Holy Trinity) 409.85, 2. Haley Aschenbrenner (Providence) 363.25

Boys top 10 plus local schools

Bolles 363, Braddock 266, Oviedo 255, Rockledge 202, Montverde Academy 189, Jupiter 140, Jensen Beach 125, Wolfson 125, St. Petersburg Catholic 119, Titusville 95; Fort Pierce Central 16, Lincoln Park Academy 11

Boys results

200 medley relay: 1. Braddock (Dylan Ferguson, George Gonzalez, Anthony Pineiro, Juan Abella) 1:35.87, 2. Rockledge (Eli Rollen, Sebastian Trujillo, Elliot Weisel, Chaz Schuijt) 1:35.92; 200 freestyle: 1. Elliot Weisel (Rockledge) 1:41.11, 2. Marcelo Mansur (Braddock) 1:42.95; 200 individual medley: 1. Luca Oliva (Oviedo) 1:52.94, 2. Adam Varga (St. Petersburg Catholic) 1:54.75; 50 freestyle: 1. Leif Bouwman (Jupiter), 2. Ayden Cason (Jensen Beach) 21.71; 100 butterfly: 1. Elliot Weisel (Rockledge) 51.33, 2. Dowl Bowen (Bolles) 52.34; 500 freestyle: 1. Luca Oliva (Oviedo) 4:36.69, 2. Dylan Ferguson (Braddock) 4:42.77; 200 freestyle relay: 1. Rockledge (Elliot Weisel, Sebastian Trujillo, Chaz Schuijt, Eli Rollen) 1:28.58, 2. Oviedo (Ryan Walker, Lance Kochmann, Thomas Youngblood, Luca Oliva) 1:28.68; 100 freestyle: 1. Adam Varga (St. Petersburg Catholic) 45.77, 2. Eli Rollen (Rockledge) 45.99; 100 backstroke: 1. Eli Rollen (Rockledge) 50.74, 2. Anthony Pineiro (Braddock) 51.44; 100 breaststroke: 1. George Gonzalez (Braddock), 2. Eldad Zamir (Bolles) 59.57; 400 freestyle relay: 1. Braddock (George Gonzalez, Anthony Pineiro, Dylan Ferguson, Juan Abella) 3:09.52, 2. Oviedo (Ryan Walker, Daniel Strumidlo, Thomas Youngblood, Luca Oliva) 3:11.36; Diving: 1. Max Shaver (Fletcher) 427.20, 2. Travis Hardy (Fletcher) 333.95

Bryan Cooney is a high school sports reporter at TCPalm, part of the USA TODAY Network. You can reach him at and also on Twitter at @Bryan_Cooney.

This article originally appeared on Treasure Coast Newspapers: Vote for TCPalm's Athlete of the Week for Sept. 19-24