Check out the Iowa high school athletes of the week for Nov. 8-14
The Des Moines Register's 12th installment of the Iowa high school athletes of the week for fall 2021 has been determined.
On the boys' side, West Sioux football standout Blake Van Ballegooyen took home top honors. He picked up nearly 40% of the more than 7,200 votes recorded. He beat out:
- Harlan football standout Aidan Hall
- Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley football standout Landyn Van Kekerix
- West Hancock football standout Mathew Francis
- Remsen St. Mary's football standout Ryan Willman
On the girls' side, Ames swimmer Meghan Donald took home top honors. She picked up nearly 40% of the more than 26,000 votes recorded. She beat out:
- Johnston swimmer Olivia Swalley
- Waukee swimmer Jessi Wigham
- Iowa City West swimmer Scarlet Martin
- Waterloo East diver Avery Hogan
Dargan Southard covers Iowa and UNI athletics, recruiting and preps for the Des Moines Register, HawkCentral.com and the Iowa City Press-Citizen. Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow him on Twitter at @Dargan_Southard.