Player of the Week nominees

Published 8:16pm Saturday, May 25, 2013

Following are this week’s Suffolk News-Herald Player of the Week nominees:

  • Davon Grayson, senior for King’s Fork High School track and field — He won the Eastern Region outdoor track and field championship in the long jump with a state-qualifying leap of 23’9.75” and also placed third in the high jump with a height of 6’5”, which also qualifies for state.
  • Zakiya Rashid, sophomore for Nansemond River High School track and field — She won the discus throw at the Eastern Region outdoor track and field championships, unleashing a 134’10” state-qualifying mark that shattered her 128’ personal record.
  • Candice James, Kara Lyles, Kieaira Middleton and Brandee Johnson of the Nansemond River 4×400-meter relay team — The team produced a winning time of 3:58.13 that was over four seconds faster than the nearest competition at the Eastern Region outdoor track and field championships on Saturday at Todd Stadium in Newport News.

Vote by 7 p.m. Wednesday by sending an email with the subject “Player of the Week” to sports@suffolknewsherald.com. You can also vote on our Facebook page.

Next Sunday, we’ll feature the readers’ choice in a story on the sports page. Spread the word.

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