Chatham-Kent March Athlete of the Month Voting
Voting will continue until Thursday, April 1, with the winner being named Friday, April 8. Poll votes, comments below, as well as Facebook comments (www.facebook.com/cksportsnetwork) and Twitter Retweets (www.twitter.com/cksportsnetwork) will be counted as votes. See below the poll for monthly accolades for each athlete.
Below are the March nominees in alphabetical order:
Brendan Harrogate (Chatham) – Playing for the LaSalle Vipers in the GOJHL, Harrogate led his team in scoring through March. Harrogate had 8 goals and 6 assists for 14 points in 11 games during March, helping his LaSalle Vipers reach the GOJHL Western Conference final against the Leamington Flyers.
Zach Herreweyers (Wallaceburg) – Playing for the Loyola University Greyhounds, Herreweyers scored 14 goals and added an assist in 5 games in March. Herreweyers, vaulted himself into the top 3 in multiple categories in the Nation, including goals and goals per game. His play warranted a spot for Herreweyers on the Tewaaraton Award Watch List, NCAA lacrosse’s top individual honour.
Chelsey Johnson (Wallaceburg) – Johnson won a pair of OFSAA medals in March, both swimming for the Wallaceburg District Secondary School Tartans. Johnson helped WDSS’ Junior Girls Medley Relay team win bronze, completing the backstroke portion of the race, before winning a silver medal of her own in the 50m backstroke.
Delainey Johnson (Chatham) – Johnson won two races at the annual York University Indoor Track and Field meet this month. The runner, who represents CKSS, won the midget girls 1,500m race, and also the 2,000m Junior girls race. In the 2,000m race, Johnson set a new meet record, crushing the old standard by 28-seconds with a time of 7:05.06.
Lee Kucera (Chatham) – Named to the Kent basketball All-Star team in March. Kucera, a CKSS student, also won, with his partner Julie Earle, back to back senior badminton championships in March, winning gold at the CKSS Badminton Tournament, and the Ecole Secondaire de Pain Court tournament in the mixed doubles division.
Breanne Nicholas (Blenheim) – Nicholas was named to the Canadian Maple Leafs women’s rugby team, helping Canada win the Cup title at the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens Invitational during March. Nicholas, who played scrum half and sweeper at the tournament, had two tries, one coming against Mexico, and the other against the Netherlands. Nicholas also earned an invitation in March to tryout for Canada’s National Women’s rugby team.