AVITA CENTER FOR SPORTS HEALTH ATHLETE OF THE MONTH
At the Avita Center For Sports Health, we treat all athletes of any type. However, as members of the community, we want to recognize outstanding athletes. The ACSH Athlete of Month recognizes an outstanding athlete for contributions on and off the field. However, as community members, we feel it’s best that those communities select the athlete. Vote below for who you think should be this month’s award winner. Nominees are from the Athletic Directors and coaches of our contracted schools through the Avita Center for Sports Health.
Who is your vote for the June ACSH athlete of the month?
- Kerrigan Myers - Galion Track & Field (47%, 59 Votes)
- 4x800 Girls Relay Team - Ontario Track & Field (25%, 32 Votes)
- Gemma Starrs - River Valley Track & Field (25%, 31 Votes)
- Danny Desterhaft - Lucas Track & Field (2%, 2 Votes)
- Luke Henrich - St. Peter's Tennis (2%, 2 Votes)
Total Voters: 126
4×800 Girls Relay Team – Anna Gregg, Ariah Reuer, Ellie Maurer, and Grace Maurer
Ontario Track and Field
MOAC Champs, 9:40.03, new MOAC record; District Champs, 9:29.98, new District record; Regional Champs, 9:37.67; 3rd at State, 9:26.47, new school record.
Lucas Track & Field
He placed 1st in the 110 and 300 hurdles at district, 1st in the 110 hurdles and 2nd in the 300 hurdles at regionals. At the state track meet he placed 10th in the 110 hurdles and 14th in the 300 hurdles.
St. Peter’s Track and Field
Luke capped off a 12-2 singles regular season by winning his Division II Sectional Tournament. At the District Tournament he won 2 matches, including a 6-3, 6-2 victory over an opponent from the championship winning team. He earned First Team All-District and a birth in the State Tournament. At the State Tournament he narrowly lost to the #1 seed 4-6, 6-2, 6-2. Luke was the 1st State Qualifier for St. Peter’s Boy’s Tennis in 34 years.
River Valley Track & Field
Gemma, a pole vaulter, had a tremendous season, winning the Marion County meet with 10’ jump and placed 2ndwith a 9’6” jump in the MOAC meet. Following MOAC Gemma went on to jump 10’9” at districts winning the meet and receiving all district honors. In the Regional Track Meet, she jumped 10’6” earning 4th place and qualifying to the State Track Meet. At the State Track Meet, Gemma earned All-Ohio honors by placing 6th in the pole vault with a new personal best height of 11’ 2”. This ranks her second on the all-time highest list for RV vaulters.
Galion Track and Field
Kerrigan has the top 100 meter hurdle time (14.28) in the division 2 and the top high jump at 5’6″. She won 4 individual championships at the MOAC championship. Followed that by 3 individual championships at Districts last week. Helped guide the team to a district and conference title. She set the district 100 meter hurdle record last weekend, beating her closest competitor by over a second.