IndyStar is recognizing its seven high school American Family Insurance ALL-USA Indiana athletes of the week. For more information about our Indiana Sports Awards, contact Jennifer Brugh at [email protected] or Nat Newell at [email protected] These athletes were chosen for the week ending Oct. 17:
JARRED HORNE, Cardinal Ritter
Horne played goalie in the sectional final, regional semifinal and regional championship games, clinching all three games by stopping a shot in overtime.
ALIA MARTIN, Brebeuf Jesuit
Martin, a junior midfielder for Brebeuf, scored the game-winning goal and had an assist in the regional semifinal against Cathedral, and assisted on the game-winner in the regional final over Zionsville. Martin currently has 14 goals and a team-leading 25 assists this season.
GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY
SAVANNAH COOK, Vincennes Rivet
Cook is a freshmen who has been injured most of the season but she was able to come out at the South Knox Sectional and run a personal record, 23:31, qualifying her for the regional competition this Saturday.
BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
HARI SATHYAMURTHY, Brownsburg
Sathyrmuthy displayed a dominating performance at the Ben Davis Regional, pulling away early from a strong field to win by 20 seconds and setting a personal record time of 15:26 for the 5K distance.
DELANEY KRUEGER, Traders Point Christian
Krueger led her team to a 3-1 win over Lakeland Christian with three aces, seven kills, four blocks and set up her teammates for 19 other kills in the match. She had countless saving plays from her hustle, according to her coach.
BRAEDAN MOORE, Mooresville
The Pioneers were down 25 points early in the second quarter to Beech Grove when Moore led the comeback. He had 10 rushes for 137 yards and two touchdowns, with a majority of his yards coming in the second half.
TIM PORSCHE, PENN
Porsche and his doubles partner, Thomas Gifford, won last week’s LaPorte Regional by defeating Andrean’s Evan Galindo and Jarron Tatum, 6-0, 6-0, and Westview’s Zach Schrock and Jeryl Weaver, 6-2, 6-1. Gifford and Porsche were unbeaten in Northern Indiana Conference regular-season action (7-0), and won the NIC Tournament championship.
Other Nominees: Daryus Lake, Lawrence North; Megan Phillips, Mooresville; Zach Barkdull, Blue River Valley; Jaylen Coe, Warren Central; Blake Evans, Southport; Abi Little, Noblesville; Michael Taylor, Anderson Preparatory Academy;
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