VOTE HERE FOR ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
It’s time to vote for the high school athlete of the week. Included in this week’s vote are boys and girls golf, boys and girls bowling, volleyball, swimming, cross country and football.
The winner of the online balloting scores two votes. FLORIDA TODAY staffers cast the other three.
Here are the five nominees:
Jamie McGarrigle, Brevard HEAT swimming
McGarrigle recorded times of 24.98 in the 50 freestyle and 54.60 in the 100 free, winning both events in a five-team meet last week.
Steven Cross, Merritt Island cross country
Cross set a Wickham Park course record and posted the best time in Florida this fall by a high school boy, 14:56, to win the Cape Coast Conference meet on Saturday.
Cailea Gibbs, Viera volleyball
Gibbs had two big performances in wins over Holy Trinity and Space Coast last week. On Monday, Gibbs had 25 kills, 18 digs and 4 aces against Holy Trinity. On Thursday, she had 16 kills, 8 digs, 5 aces against Space Coast
Amanda Beach, MCC cross country
Beach won the Holy Trinity Fall Classic with a time of 18:00.69. It was the best time by a Brevard County girls runner during the 2015 season thus far.
Jimmy Batch, Merritt Island football
Batch completed all 13 of his passes for 249 yards and three touchdowns in a 33-0 Thursday win at Titusville. Batch also ran for a touchdown.