high school athletes of the week

September 3, 2018

Boys Tyler Hudson, Klein OakThe senior receiver had 11 catches for 148 yards and two touchdowns plus a 63-yard punt return for a touchdown in a win over Langham Creek.What coach Jason Glenn said: “He’s an outstanding student and an outstanding young man. He’s going to be one of those guys that whatever (college) program gets him, they are getting a real steal.”Other nomineesChristopher Daniels, Klein: His time of 15 minutes, 49 seconds in the Marcus Invitational was good for 14th — the best finish for a Houston-area runner.Colin Howard, Concordia Lutheran: Caught eight passes for 218 and three scores, including an 83-yard touchdown catch, in a loss to St. John’s.Xavier McIntyre, Elkins: The senior linebacker totaled 18 tackles in a 20-19 victory over Brazos-wood. Girls Nia McCardell,Ridge PointThe junior libero, a Rice commitment, totaled 141 digs during last week’s play, which included the CCISD varsity tournament, where she was the MVP. Ridge Point went undefeated and won a varsity tournament for the first time in program history.What coach Lori McLaughlin said: “Nia has been the key to all our success this season. She is the key to our defense and our first ball contact.”Other nomineesAlly Batenhorst, Seven Lakes: The sophomore volleyball player helped the U.S youth national team win an event in Honduras.Kennedy Muckelroy, George Ranch: She led sweeps of Foster and Fort Bend Austin with 17 and 18 kills, respectively.Halena Rahmaan, Montgomery: Last year’s All-Greater Houston Female Runner of the Year posted a time of 18 minutes, 32.36 seconds in the 5K to win the Montgomery Moonlight Madness Invitational.Adam Coleman

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