Athletes Of The Week

ATHLETES OF THE WEEK

October 24, 2007

BOYS

Zach Westfall

North Carroll, football

Westfall played a major role in the No. 13 Panthers' 29-25 victory at Thomas Johnson of Frederick on Saturday. A junior slotback-defensive back, Westfall, 5 feet 10, 165 pounds, who is a sprinter on the school's indoor and outdoor track teams, caught a game-winning 67-yard touchdown pass from Stefan Mitchell with less than five minutes remaining. Westfall also had a 60-yard reception from Mitchell to set up the Panthers' first score. He finished his big game with six receptions for 200 yards and rushed five times for 54 yards. In seven games, Westfall has caught 20 passes for 534 yards, an average of 26.7 yards per catch, and six touchdowns. Westfall also has rushed 34 times for 168 yards and a touchdown.

Others considered: Chris Agorsor, McDonogh, soccer; Chris Collins, Mount St. Joseph, football; Mike Douglas, Southern, football; Matt Tyrie, Redeemer Christian, soccer; Thomas Vonty, Patterson, soccer.

Girls

Sabrina Mullaney

Institute of Notre Dame, soccer

Scoring 15 goals and making three assists this season, the senior forward has shown a knack for being at the right place at the right time for the No. 8 Indians. That was never more evident than Thursday's 3-2 overtime win over No. 2 John Carroll. Mullaney scored all three goals in the Indians' regular-season finale, giving them a 14-4-1 overall record and 8-2 mark in the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference. With the Indians trailing 2-1 in the second half, Mullaney ran on to a through ball sent in by Kat Sipes and scored to send the game into overtime. Four minutes into the extra time, she scored from 6 yards out to hand the Patriots their first league loss. The win capped a 3-0 week for the Indians and gave them momentum for the IAAM playoffs. Mullaney, who is in her third season on varsity, finished with four goals in the three games - scoring the opening goal in the team's 4-1 win over league foe Catholic earlier in the week. Mullaney, who has not decided on a college, also was a second-team All-Baltimore City outfielder for the Indians softball team last spring.

Others considered: Kelly Galligan, Spalding, volleyball; Caitlin Powers, Towson, field hockey; Katie Schwarzmann, Century, soccer.

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