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Who will win the Rockford Register Star High School Athlete of the Week?

It’s time again to vote for Rockford Register Star’s High School Athlete of the Week, with this week’s nominees below.

The cross-country skier of the Winnebago Girls, Marissa Roggensack, was last week’s winner and received 13,303 of a total of 40,529 votes.

You can vote on or in the poll below. If you don’t see the survey below, click here. The vote ends on Friday afternoon.

High School Sports Stories on

Girls swim and dive: Friends for life are now the record holders for Guilford

Football: The 6 biggest takeaways from week 6

NIC-10 soccer: How Hononegah came out big in the end to win the fight of the undefeated; Kickoff is “changed things” in Harlem’s loss to Boylan. return

Golf: Boylan, Rockford wins regional girls’ golf titles; Byron wins boys’ title

Davis Baker, Byron Guys Golf

The newcomer shot a season best 82 at the Class 1A Elgin Academy Regional. That was 14 strokes less than his season average and helped Byron win the team title with a dozen strokes.

Cade Bastian from Hononegah tees off from 1st place during the NIC-10 Boys Golf Tournament on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at the Sandy Hollow Golf Course in Rockford.

Cade Bastian, Hononegah boys golf

Bastian even shot par 72 in Atwood to win medalists in Class 3A Harlem Regional with three strokes and to lead Hononegah to the team title.

Gracie Colvin, girl from Hononegah swimming

Colvin won three events at the Jefferson J-Hawk Invitational on Saturday, including a 52.98 to win the 100 yard freestyle showdown and a 1: 55.44 to win the 200 freestyle tournament. Both times knock on the door of the state qualification stamps. Hononegah took second place behind Byron in the final standings with 11 teams.

Lacey Eissens, West Carroll Volleyball

Eissens had 21 kills, 14 digs, 2 aces and a block in two matches for West Carroll last week.

Kara Erdmann, Forreston Volleyball

The Michigan State Commit set a school record with 40 digs in a game against polo. She also had four aces in that game and had 21 digs, five assists and one ace against Amboy.

Adrian Palos, Harlem Football

The four year old starter rushed for 185 yards and two TDs on 18 carries and also anchored the huskies defense at the middle linebacker in a 39-13 win over Boylan.

Marey Roby, Lena-Winslow Soccer

Le-Win’s star halfback had been pretty quiet for most of the season, until Friday night when he became the Panthers’ workhorse in a narrow 38-27 street win over Chicago DePaul. He stormed for 119 yards on 24 carries, added an 86-yard punt return for a touchdown, and had two catches for 69 yards. Le-Win (6-0, 6-0 NUIC) receives Durand / Pecatonica (5-1, 5-0 NUIC) this Friday.

Kayla Sayyalinh putts in 1st place during the Greater Rockford Women's Golf Classic at Sandy Hollow Golf Course on Saturday July 31, 2021 in Rockford.

Kayla Sayyalinh, Guilford Girls Golf

Sayyalinh shot 74 at Atwood to win the singles title and lead the Rockford Co-op to the Class 3A Harlem Regional Team title.

Rochelle football backcourt

Rochelle only passed three 100-yard rushers to within three yards in a 41:32 win over Marengo. They also combined for all six touchdowns. Trey Taft completed 136 yards and a 59-yard TD run on his 18 carries; Cody Cullum-Stover had 102 yards and 3 TDs on 26 carries; and Garrett Gensler had 97 yards and 2 TDs on 11 rushs. All three are juniors.

Alex Valerio, Boylan cross-country

Valerio ran a 3-mile time of 16: 21.8 to win the individual title of the Freeport Invitational on Saturday, and he helped Boylan take a close third place in the team race.

Jay Taft: [email protected]; @JayTaft

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