Calder Billhardt of the Darien boys volleyball team and Micki Keltos of the St. Joseph softball team are this week’s winners of the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player of the Week awards.
Billhardt and Keltos will receive plaques and T-shirts from BlueStreak.
Billhardt had three dominant performances to help the Blue Wave go 2-1 for the week. Billhardt had 23 kills, nine service points and eight digs in a 3-1 over Harding, 23 kills, 14 service points, three aces, 15 digs and one block in a 3-1 loss to state power Staples, and 11 kills, 17 service points, five aces, nine digs and one block in a 3-0 win over Bassick.
Keltos delivered a big week with her arm and bat to help the Cadets secure the No. 2 seed in the FCIAC Tournament. Keltos pitched a four-hitter with eight strikeouts in a 3-1 win over Fairfield Ludlowe, a three-hitter with five strikeouts in a 15-1 victory against Greenwich, and a three-hitter with seven strikeouts in a 7-1 win over Wilton. Keltos also went 6-for-10 at the plate, with five RBIs.
Nominations are open now until Tuesday at noon for this week’s winners.
To nominate an athlete, click on the replica of the T-shirt the winners receive on the right-hand side of this blog, below the BlueStreak ad. Then email in the name of the person you are nominating. Please include all of the player’s statistics for the week as well as the team results.
The award will be judged on games/matches played Monday through Saturday of each week. Please wait until an athlete is done competing for the week to submit your nomination.
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