And the Winner is: Sharese Jones Tabbed as Athlete of the Week
Francis Howell Central's Sharese Jones wins the fans vote for GAC player of the year.
Fan of Sharese Jones made sure she wouldn't lose a Patch contest two weeks in a row.
After losing last week's Athlete of the Week contest to Lexie Moe, despite racking up 165,000 votes, Jones' supporters came out in large numbers this week. In our fan's choice for the GAC Player of the Year poll, Jones racked up 36,614 of 37,522 votes to pick up first place.
Here's how the voting broke down:
- Melissa Eisenbath—Duchesne: 12 (0 percent)
- Kacy Eschweieler—St. Charles West: 548 (1 percent)
- Dana Heggemann—Warrenton: 6 (0 percent)
- Olivia Hollander—St. Charles High School: 282 (0 percent)
- Alex Rohlfing—Duchesne: 8 (0 percent)
- Sharese Jones—Francis Howell Central: 36,614 (97 percent)
- Marina Laramie—Fort Zumwalt West: 19 (0 percent)
- Jasmine Mathews—Troy Buchanan: 9 (0 percent)
- Emma Nicolli—Francis Howell North: 8 (0 percent)
- Paige Westbrook—Fort Zumwalt West: 16 (0 percent)
Total votes: 37,522
Jones, a senior for the Spartans, led Howell Central with 20.4 points and 7.3 rebounds per game. Sharese joined her sister Shakara Jones as members of the 1,000 point club for Howell Central.
Patch wants to thank everyone who voted. Remember, this whole contest is just for fun and bragging rights. All the nominees had great season and were deserving of winning.
Have your own nomination? Email your Athlete of the Week nomination to Joe Barker at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll do our best to put them in the mix next week!