Congratulations to Amherst Steele’s Allison Taylor for being voted SBLive’s Ohio High School Athlete of the Week for December 11-17
Taylor placed first in the Demon Classic with a leading score of 660 (222-268-170).
Taylor received 48.29% of the more than 82,000 votes cast, beating out Tyler Stevenson of Dover, who finished second with 39.85%.
Here are the other athletes who were nominated for December 11-17:
Ace Buckner, St. Ignatius boys basketball
Scored 18 points and won game MVP as the Wildcats took down Columbus Africentric 68-60.
Regan Clark, Sidney girls basketball
Led the Yellowjackets with 16 points to beat West Carrollton 66-35.
Dante Faiello, Sandy Valley basketball
Dropped 28 points and had four assists and three steals en route to a 67-49 win over Kidron Central Christian.
Kayla Ferancy, Amherst Steele girls basketball
Paced the Comets with 18 points to outscore Berea-Midpark 57-33.
Garrett Gonzalez, Minerva boys basketball
Led Minerva with 26 points to knock off Springfield 61-54.
Madison Greene, Pickerington Central girls basketball
Scored 14 points to lead the Lady Tigers to a 61-18 win over Groveport Madison.
Kevin Hamilton, St. Vincent-St. Mary boys basketball
Led the Fighting Irish with 20 points in a 67-61 victory over Sierra Canyon (Califonia).
Dorian Jones, Richmond Heights boys basketball
The sophomore led the Spartans with 28 points, including a number of impressive dunks, to beat Perry 88-45.
Karly Launder, Meadowbrook girls basketball
Put up a double-double with 19 points and 18 rebounds in the Lady Colts' 71-45 win over Crooksville.
Elias Lewis, Olentangy Orange boys basketball
Finished with 22 points, along with four rebounds and three assists, en route to a 59-50 win over Cleveland Heights.
Tommy Ling, Anthony Wayne wrestling
Went 10-0 at the Fricker’s Duals and tied a school record with a :07 pin.
Ian Ludewig, Hudson hockey
Had a goal and an assist in a 5-3 loss to Bowling Green and had two goals and an assist in a 6-1 win over Kenston.
Lauren Marmo, Carrollton girls basketball
Had a game-high 29 points to beat Fairless 69-62.
Jesse McCulloch, Lutheran East boys basketball
Led the Falcons to victory with 22 points as they defeated Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy 62-51.
Darby Murlin, Shaker Heights swim
Murlin swam to a first place finishes in the 100 fly in 57.02 and the 200 medley relay in 1:50:87.
Minaxi Pandey, Greenville girls basketball
Had a dominant second half, finishing with 20 points, including three from beyond the arc, as Grenville defeated Piqua 49-23.
Maddie Powers, Malvern girls basketball
Finished with 29 points to pick up a win over Louisville St. Thomas Aquinas 61-27.
Nathan Reigle, Geneva swim
Placed first in the 50-freestyle in 21.72 and 100-freestyle in 48.81 at the Jim Stacy Winter Championships to set new school records. Riegle also set a new 100 breaststroke record in 1:00:57 at the PV invite.
Jamie Rivers, Emmanuel Christian, boys basketball
Had his first double-double of the season on Tuesday with 19 points and 16 rebounds In a 71-62 win over Anthony Wayne and then came back on Saturday with another double-double in an 80-64 win over Cardinal Stritch. In that game, he had 10 points, 10 rebounds and five assists.
Tyler Stevenson, Dover boys basketball
Scored a team-high 22 points to defeat Tri-Valley 47-31.