News-Herald players of the week for Aug. 31

Aug. 31—Addie Collins

Mentor>>Girls soccer

Senior>>Center back

On the pitch: Scored a goal in a 4-0 win over Riverside. Has keyed a defense that has conceded one goal in four matches this season.

Off the pitch: Plans on playing soccer in college. Also runs and high jumps on the track and field team. Hobbies include snowboarding, hanging out with friends and going on vacation. Loves lasagna and white rice. Listens to all genres of music, with rap and hip-hop as her favorites.

Luke Mangini



On the field: In a 48-12 victory over Trinity, had 16 tackles including six solo, a sack and a tackle for loss along with three offensive touchdowns (two receiving and one rushing).

Off the field: Moreland Hills resident plans on playing football in college. "Some of my favorite sports memories are winning the CVC last year for the first time in many years and having an opportunity to be a team captain this season." Lists Batman as his favorite super hero. Favorite subjects are math and entrepreneurship. Favorite food is anything Mom makes. Enjoys the music of Kendrick Lamar.

Mary Isabella

Mayfield>>Girls soccer


On the pitch: Recorded three goals and two assists in games against Kent Roosevelt and Solon.

Off the pitch: Plans on playing college in soccer. Favorite sports memory is playing with her cousin Emma Buda for two years with the Wildcats. Favorite food is pasta. Favorite subject is English. Favorite movie is "Mamma Mia."

Amani Powell



On the field: Carried 22 times for 240 yards and three touchdowns, and also had a 60-yard touchdown reception in the Vikings' win at Cardinal Mooney

Off the field: "Mani" is a Euclid resident. Plans to play football in college. "I love putting my heart on the football field." In his spare time off the field, he writes and creates music. Favorite food is a cheeseburger. Favorite subject is social studies. Favorite movies are "Black Panther" and "Transformers." Favorite team is Alabama football.

Riley Horvat


Senior>>Middle Hitter

On the court: In a sweep of Madison, had 11 kills and hit 50%. In a five-set win over Nordonia, had 16 kills, three blocks and hit 55.6%

Off the court: Is set to attend cosmetology school. Favorite sports is volleyball because she loves playing it. Enjoys painting and drawing. Loves the show "Big Brother." Favorite band is My Chemical Romance.

Steven Cammack Jr.



On the field: Had seven catches for 179 yards and four touchdowns in a win over Norwalk

Off the field: "I love football and making the crowd happy. My favorite food is macaroni, especially when I'm eating chicken too." Favorite team is the Steelers. Science is his best subject, and he likes computer classes, too. "Music has to be one of my favorite things in the world."

Will Francis



On the field: Rushed for 294 yards on 25 carries and a pair of TDs in a last-minute loss to Tiffin Columbian.

Off the field: "Slick Willy" enjoys playing golf in his free time.

Adeline Nemeth

Gilmour>>Girls soccer


On the pitch: Scored five goals, including one 12 seconds in, during a 7-1 win over Chagrin Falls. Has nine goals and two assists in two matches this season.

Off the pitch: "Addie" is a Valley View resident. Plans on playing soccer in college.

Varsity coaches from all sports can nominate athletes for Players of the Week until 8 p.m. every Monday. They can be emailed to We do not take nominations via social media or text message.