Each Wednesday, The Press will select two high school Athletes of the Week based on their performances in the previous week’s games. Nominations can be emailed to Staff Writer Michael McGarry at MMcGarry@pressofac.com.

Emilio Cortes


Boys soccer

Cortes, a sophomore, scored three goals in two games last week. He had two goals, including the game winner, in a 5-4 win over Wildwood Catholic, and a goal in a 2-2 draw with Cape May Tech. His performances helped improve the Greyhounds’ record to 3-6-1.

Kelly Hanna

Ocean City

Field hockey

Hanna, a junior, scored two goals and assisted on the other four as the Red Raiders blanked Mainland Regional 6-0 on Oct. 18 in a key Cape-Atlantic League American Conference game.

Started at The Press in 1993 as an Ocean County reporter. Moved to the copy desk in 1994 until taking over as editor of At The Shore in 1995. Became deputy sports editor in 2004 and was promoted to sports editor in 2007.