Oct. 22 nominees

Bryland Menicucci, Yutan: Ran for three first-half touchdowns and finished with 227 yards in a 35-9 district-title win over Lincoln Lutheran.

Rhett Jordon, Waverly: Ran for three touchdowns, erasing a 21-7 halftime deficit, and threw for one touchdown and two key two-point conversions in a 36-34 overtime win over Crete.

Faith Simpson, Wauneta-Palisade: Had 35 kills in a volleyball win over Hitchcock County.

Rylee Rice, Ainsworth: Repeated as Class D girls state cross country champion and won the all-class gold, leading Ainsworth to the Class D team title.

Jake Ralston, Papillion-La Vista South: Won Class A and the all-class gold at boys state cross country to help the Titans to the team title.

Voting has closed. Check out NEPrepZone.com/athlete on Friday, Oct. 27 for a profile of the winner.

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