Congratulations to Erie Cathedral Prep’s Noah Handzel on being named Pennsylvania High School Athlete of the Week by SBLive November 6-12
In two midweek games, Handzel scored all five goals for the Ramblers. The junior scored twice in Tuesday’s 2-0 win over Plum before scoring a hat-trick in a 3-0 win over Moon Area to hand Moon Area their first loss of the season.
Handzel received 70.73% of the votes cast, beating Thomas Jefferson’s Elias Lippincott, who finished with 28.60%.
Here are the other athletes nominated for November 6-12:
Eli Boehm, Central Bucks West Football
Carried the ball 26 times for 336 yards and three touchdowns and also notched a 44-35 win over North Penn.
Cruce Brookins, Steel Valley Football
The quarterback electrified his legs in a 46-13 win over McGuffey, rushing for 332 yards and six touchdowns on 17 carries.
Marquis Carter, Bishop Canevin Football
In a 29-6 win over Clairton, Carter took the ball 26 times and converted those carries into 256 yards and a score.
Alex Erby, Steelton Highspire Football
Completed 7 of 11 passes for 247 yards and four touchdowns, and scored another touchdown on the ground in a 46-6 win over Belmont Charter.
Bret FitzSimmons, Central Valley Football
In a 36-7 win over Laurel Highlands, he carried the ball 27 times for 167 yards and three touchdowns.
Lauren Gehret, Southern Columbia area football
The senior forward has four goals and three assists in two playoff victories this week. She had two goals and two assists in the 5-2 win over Montrose and two goals and one assist in the 3-0 win over Camp Hill.
Bo Horvath, Downingtown East Football
Horvath led the offense in a 34-9 win over Downingtown West, rushing for 275 yards and five points on 37 carries.
Kayla Keefer, Soccer in Central Colombia
In two playoff wins for the Bluejays this week, the junior hit the back of the net seven times. She scored a hat-trick in Tuesday’s 7-0 win over Susquenita. And on Saturday she scored four goals and one assist in the 6-0 win over Trinity.
Logan Kushner, North Allegheny Football
In a game in which points were at stake due to the weather, Kushner scored a hit against a 1-yard quarterback keeper in the fourth quarter to give North Allegheny a 7-0 win over Canon-McMillan.
Elias Lippincott, Thomas Jefferson Football
He rushed for 142 yards and two touchdowns with 31 carries in a 21-6 win over Latrobe.
Quinton Martin, Belle Vernon Football
Carried the ball 18 times for 201 yards and three touchdowns in the first half of a 55-7 win over East Allegheny.
Ryan Palmieri, Pine Richland Football
In a 23-12 win over Woodland Hills, the quarterback had 34 carries for 160 yards and two touchdowns. He had more than 130 of those yards in the second half, although the defense knew what was coming as he had 22 straight carries at one point.
Jahmil Perryman, McKeesport Football
The quarterback is a regular on this list. He carried the ball 31 times for 252 yards and four touchdowns in a 41-21 win over Armstrong.
Mason Rotelli, Exeter Township Football
Rotelli threw five touchdown passes in a 42-12 win over Dover Area.
Stone Saunders, Bishop McDevitt Football
The quarterback completed 14 of his 20 pass attempts for 360 yards and five touchdown passes in a 42-7 win over East Pennsboro. The sophomore now holds the school record for most career touchdown passes with five touchdown passes.
Jake Van Lierop, Northwestern Lehigh Football
The sophomore has scored in every teams win this week, with the most impressive being an extra-time game winner in a 1-0 win over Fleetwood on Saturday.
Payton Wehner, Pittsburgh Central Catholic Football
The junior quarterback was involved in all four touchdowns for the Vikings in a 28-7 win over Mt. Lebanon, when he threw two touchdown passes and also scored two points.
Kaden Williams, Central Dauphin Football
In two playoff games this week, the second division side scored three goals. First, she scored twice in Tuesday’s 2-0 win over Central Bucks East. She backed that up with a goal in Saturday’s 2-1 win over North Allegheny.
Caleb Wray, Trinity Football
In a 58-27 win over Annville-Cleona, Wray had 10 carries for 145 yards and netted three times.