The Male Athlete of the Week is Isaac Tillema. A senior member of the KVHS boys’ track and field team, Isaac competed on Thursday May 19, 2016 for the 8th time in his career in a high school track and field sectional. A four-year varsity member of both cross country and track and field, Isaac overcame mid-season injuries to win the sectional 200m dash title over a field of 23 runners in a career best effort of 23.13. Isaac also placed 3rd against sectional competition in the 400m dash in 51.59, a career best. Both efforts qualify him for Regional competition at Valparaiso High School on Tuesday, May 26, 2016. Congratulations, Isaac !
The Female Athlete of the Week is Raegan Walther. Rae, a junior on the girls’ track and field team, led her area 4th ranked squad to their 6th straight sectional title. A multi-sport superstar and champion, Rae won the 100 in 13.6, the 200 in 28.08, and anchored the 400 relay team to 2nd place, advancing to regional again in all three events, and improving on her projected seeds in both spring events. Congratulations, Rae !