Football and volleyball dominate top local high school performances of the week

Jason Brown
The Leavenworth Times

It was another exciting week of high school athletics around Leavenworth County and there were plenty of noteworthy individual performances that grabbed the spotlight.

Read more about the performances below and place your vote for who you think the Athlete of the Week should be. 

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Mila Seaton - Basehor-Linwood High School

Shown is Basehor-Linwood junior outside hitter Mila Seaton

The junior has been a big part of the Lady Bobcats 15-6 start to the season that has them ranked in the latest Class 5A rankings from the Kansas Volleyball Association. Seaton has 138 kills on the season and boasts a 38% efficiency on kill attempts. She was also recently named to the AVCA Under Armour College Prep Program for high school volleyball players. 

Devin Stutz - Pleasant Ridge High School

Shown is Pleasant Ridge senior wide receiver Devin Stutz extending the football for the game-winning touchdown in the Ram's 32-28 win against Mission Valley Friday.

The senior offensive specialist caught the game-winning touchdown in Pleasant Ridge's 32-28 win against Mission Valley Sept. 24. Stutz followed with an all-around solid performance Friday in the Rams' 50-0 win at McLouth. He opened the scoring with a 64-yard punt return for a touchdown and caught another touchdown from quarterback Cooper Beying. 

Alexander Finn - Leavenworth High School

Leavenworth wide receiver Alexander Finn celebrates his go-ahead touchdown with running back Xavier Strickland in the fourth quarter of the Pioneers' 14-7 win at Lansing Friday.

The junior wide receiver caught the game-winning touchdown for Leavenworth in a 14-7 win against Lansing Friday. Finn's game-winner came on a 40-yard pass from quarterback Eddie McLaughlin. Finn had another big play that helped set up the Pioneers' first score of the game as he caught a 47-yard pass to put Leavenworth in position to find the endzone. 

Caitlin Bishop - Lansing High School

Lansing senior Caitlin Bishop sets to a teammate during the 2020 season. Bishop is committed to play volleyball at the University of Missouri - St. Louis next year. She was a second-team all-state selection last season.

The senior is the Lady Lions assist leader with 486 on the season and an average of over 10 per set. Last week, Bishop totaled 93 assists across eight sets as the Lansing defeated Leavenworth, Mill Valley and Olathe Northwest. 

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