Palo Alto Weekly

Sports - September 10, 2010

High School Athletes of the Week

Melanie Wade

Palo Alto High

The junior middle blocker produced 85 kills while hitting .511, had 10 aces and added 19 blocks as the Vikings opened their volleyball season 9-0 and captured the championship of the 36-team High Sierra Classic in Reno.

John Geary

Sacred Heart Prep

The senior quarterback guided the Gators to a 24-7 season-opening football victory by completing 14 of 21 passes for 174 yards. He also ran for two short touchdowns to spark a ground game that totaled 203 rushing yards.

Honorable mention

Hannah Boland

Castilleja volleyball

Megan Coleman

Palo Alto volleyball

Sarah Daschbach

Sacred Heart Prep volleyball

Maddie Kuppe

Palo Alto volleyball

Natasha von Kaeppler

Castilleja water polo

Kimmie Whitson

Palo Alto volleyball

Anthony Cannon

Gunn football

Matt Mertz

Gunn football

Cameron Moody

Menlo-Atherton football

Bryan Munks

Sacred Heart Prep football

Colin Terndrup

Sacred Heart Prep football

Robert Wickers

Menlo football

* previous winner

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