Athlete of the Week
The Tire Recycle Urban Athlete of the Week is AJ Deitz of the Kelvin Clippers football team.
This defensive end and special teams player leads the league in sacks with 7 and second in safeties with 2. He has 19 tackles, two for a loss to go with two blocked kicks and an interception, which all were returned for touchdowns. The WHSFL named him their week #2 Special Teams Player of the week and week #3 Defensive Player of the week. Coach Jon Romu states, “Great athlete with a great motor, never gives up is always positive. Tough on the field and a great team player who puts the team before himself. Unselfish on the field. Does whatever it takes to help the team succeed”.
This grade 12 student maintains an 83% average, while also participating in rugby.