ELMIRA, NY (WETM) – The first nominees of the school year for the 18 Sports Athlete of the week have been released.
- Mason Hughey (Athens soccer) – scored 50th career goal
- Julia Bellis (Tioga volleyball) – 13 service points, 10 kills, 7 digs vs. Edison
- Riley Loomis (Horseheads football) – 3 TD’s against Vestal
- Lea VanAllen (Waverly soccer) – scored hat trick vs. O-M
- Mason Smith (Corning football) – 3 TD’s vs. Ithaca
In soccer, Hughey scored his 50th career goal and had a hat trick for Athens, and on the girls’ side, VanAllen had a hat trick for Waverly. Loomis and Smith both scored three touchdowns to help their teams win their openers on the gridiron, and Bellis had a big game on the volleyball court for Tioga. You can vote on the right side of this page or go to the Simmons-Rockwell 18 Sports Athlete of the Week page through Sunday night. The winner will be announced Monday during 18 News at 6.