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Montague freshman Mackenzie Goudreau tees off in the Division 4 Golf State Finals on Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Forest Akers West in East Lansing, Michigan. The Wildcats won their school’s first-ever state title in a women’s sport in just their fifth season as a program. Courtesy of Letisha MikkelsenCourtesy of Letisha Mikkelsen

MUSKEGON — We’ve seen some impressive individual performances on local tennis courts, soccer fields, volleyball courts, golf courses and aquatic centers so far this fall sports season.

Now we want MLive and Muskegon Chronicle readers to decide who had the most impressive week in their game and who deserves the top spot in our Athlete of the Week poll. You can vote as many times as you like by Tuesday noon for the student-athlete you think had the most impressive start to the season.

This week’s winner will be announced on Tuesday afternoon with a separate article highlighting the player and his achievements so far this season.

Coaches are encouraged to nominate an athlete from their team for next week’s poll by emailing [email protected] with stats and highlights.

Our favorite photos from the 2021 MHSAA Cross Country Championships

Hart’s Clayton Ackley, left, and Ithaca’s Parks Allen race to the finish during the men’s Division 3 race at the MHSAA Cross Country Championships at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn on Saturday, November 5, 2021.J. Scott Park | MLive.com

Clayton Ackley, Hart

The Pirates senior cross-country runner finished in a time of 16:01.7 to earn Falcon Division race honors at the Cougar-Eagle Invitational.

Paige Anderson, Reeths-Puffer

The Rockets standout golfer shot a 78 at Lincoln Golf Club to earn individual medalist honors at the Rocket Invitational on Tuesday.

Caleb Branch, Mona Shores

The Sailors senior cross-country racer finished in a time of 15:51.2 to earn Eagle Division race honors at the Cougar-Eagle Invitational.

Conrad Bush, Spring Lake

The Lakers football star recorded a hat trick to help his team win against Coopersville.

Ella Dykman, Fruitport Calvary Christian

The Eagles volleyball star recorded 30 kills and 16 aces against Libertaas and added 23 digs, 14 kills, four aces and two blocks against Tri-Unity Christian.

Abbie Fowler, Holton

The Red Devils volleyball star recorded 23 digs, 21 assists, six aces and three kills in a Tri-Meet against Tri-County and Oakridge.

NorthPointe Christian and Shelby Division 3 Volleyball Regional Semi-Finals

Shelby’s Navea Gauthier (2) hits the ball during the NorthPointe Christian and Shelby Division 3 Volleyball Regional Semi-Finals at Western Michigan Christian High School in Muskegon, MI on Tuesday, November 9, 2021. (Annie Barker | MLive. com)Annie Barkers | [email protected]

Navea Gauthier, Shelby

The Tigers volleyball star recorded 31 kills, 19 service points, six aces, 12 digs and two blocks in a three-set sweep of Holton on Tuesday.

Maddie Geers, Kent Town

The Eagles volleyball star recorded 53 kills and 49 digs at the Oakridge Invitational last weekend and added 22 digs and 17 kills against Big Rapids.

Montague Women's Golf Team Wins Division 4 State Title

Montague freshman Mackenzie Goudreau tees off in the Division 4 Golf State Finals on Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Forest Akers West in East Lansing, Michigan. The Wildcats won their school’s first-ever state title in a women’s sport in just their fifth season as a program. Courtesy of Letisha MikkelsenCourtesy of Letisha Mikkelsen

Mackenzie Goudreau, Montague

The Wildcats golf star shot a 75 to earn individual medalist honors at the Greater Muskegon Athletic Association meet last week at Stonegate Golf Club.

Sadie Haase, Fruitport

The Trojans volleyball star recorded 16 kills in a game against Grand Rapids West Catholic and added 31 kills, seven aces and four blocks at the Bryon Center Invitational.

Spencer Holmes, Ludington

The Orioles soccer star scored twice in a 3-0 win over Allendale on Saturday and followed that up with another two-goal game against Fremont on Monday.

Addi Hovey, Hart

The Pirates volleyball star recorded 35 kills, 10 blocks, 13 digs, eight aces and one assist at the Freedom Invitational.

Division 3 girls race at 2021 MHSAA Cross Country Championships

Hart’s Jessica Jazwinski runs to the finish during the Women’s Division 3 race at the MHSAA Cross Country Championships at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn on Saturday November 5, 2021.J. Scott Park | MLive.com

Jessica Jazwinski, Hart

The Pirates’ sophomore cross-country runner finished with a time of 17:54.1 to earn Falcon Division race honors at the Cougar-Eagle Invitational.

Kalli Lewkowski, Spring Lake

The Lakers volleyball star recorded 28 kills, 17 digs, 13 aces and four blocks at the Montague Quad last weekend.

Division 3 boys race at 2021 MHSAA Cross Country Championships

Kent City’s Samuel Martini races to the finish during the men’s Division 3 race at the MHSAA Cross Country Championships at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn on Saturday November 5, 2021.J. Scott Park | MLive.com

Samuel Martini, Town of Kent

The Eagles junior cross country runner finished with a time of 16:10.50 to take top honors at the CSAA jamboree at Morley Stanwood.

Emma McKinley, Ludington

The Orioles junior golfer is tied for individual medalist honors with a 74 at the home invitational of her team at Lincoln Hills Golf Club.

2020 Muskegon Divisions 3-4 Volleyball Coaches All Region Team

North Muskegon sophomore Natalie Pannucci has been selected to the Muskegon Area Volleyball Coaches Honor Team for 2020. Courtesy of Radium PhotoCourtesy of Radium Photo

Natalie Pannucci, North Muskegon

The Norse volleyball star recorded 11 kills, 12 digs and eight assists in a win over Mason County Central.

Jackson Rebone, Fruitport

The Trojans soccer star scored two second-half goals to help his side to a 2-1 win over Allendale on Monday night.

Dylan Sutton, Town of Kent

The Eagles football star scored four goals and added an assist in a win over Lakeview.

Anastasia Trevino, Montague

The Wildcats volleyball star recorded 30 kills and seven blocks in a home quad against Pentwater, Holton and Spring Lake last weekend.

Maddy Vaara, Ludington

The Orioles volleyball star recorded a game-high 36 kills and added seven aces, seven digs and three blocks in the West Michigan Conference quad last week.

Lila Volkers, Town of Kent

The sophomore Eagles cross country runner finished with a time of 18:38.02 to take top honors at the CSAA jamboree at Morley Stanwood.

Izzy Whittaker, Grand Haven

The Buccaneers standout volleyball player recorded 31 kills at the Marian Quad last weekend and added eight more kills against Hudsonville.

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