Week 3 Athlete of the Week nominees

The Delaware State News will feature a high school Athlete of the Week each week during the 2019-2020 school year.

The Athlete of the Week will be nominated and chosen by our readers. The nominating period will start at 2 p.m. on Friday and end at noon on Monday. A voting period will follow from 5 p.m. Monday through 5 p.m. Wednesday.

This process will be performed exclusively online. When nominating an athlete, please include name, school and sport as well as a photo and brief description of why he or she deserves that week’s honor.

All nominations must be high school varsity athletes and come from high schools within Kent or Sussex counties.

The winner will appear in print and online each Friday.

The Week 3 Athlete of the Week nominations are in. To vote, go to this link online and cast your vote for one of the four nominees listed below.

Superia Clark — Field hockey — sophomore — Dover

The Dover High sophomore scored three goals (hat trick) in a win over Ursuline Academy and added another goal in a 5-1 win over Milford High.

Manny Kennedy — Football — senior — Caesar Rodney

The Caesar Rodney fullback rushed for 159 yards and a touchdown on 17 carries to help lead the Riders to a 32-6 win over Polytech Friday night.

Agi Pacheco — Soccer — junior — Greenwood Mennonite School

Pacheco became the sixth player in school history to have 25 or more career assists. He has 14 goals and seven assists through five games on the season.

Vonnie Peace — Football — senior — Dover

Peace scored four first-half touchdowns for the Senators in a 57-0 win over North East (Md.). He scored on runs of nine, 23, 43 and 73 yards in the team’s first win.

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