Pierce County Herald Athletes of the Week: Emma Gaustad, Jordan Olson, Owen Schommer and Dennis Schutz
Spring Valley's Emma Gaustad and Ellsworth's Dennis Schutz and Jordan Olson & Prescott's Owen Schommer are this Week's Pierce County Herald Athletes of the Week
Schutz was again top-notch for Ellsworth as he rushed for 104 yards on 14 carries. He scored on a 44-yard TD run, returned a kick-off 95 yards for score and did all this while fighting off a leg cramp against Osceola. His efforts helped EHS beat the Chieftains 26-14 and clinch a share of the Middle Border Conference title.
Schommer made two field goals against Durand and was successful on all his extra point kicks which gave the Cardinals a chance to win despite a 30-28 loss at Durand.
Gaustad won her second race of the season as she took first in the Mondovi Invitational in a season-best time of 16:32 .
Olson became Ellsworth's first sectional meet qualifier in girls' tennis since 2010 as she advanced through the subsectional meet at Baldwin-Woodville last week with a straight set win at No. 1 singles.
The Pierce County Herald Athletes of the Week awards are sponsored by State Farm Insurance of Ellsworth - Denton Achenbach agent.