Football

Lombardo, Burns BlueStreak-Ruden Report Players of the Week

BlueStreak_Logo__Converted_Nick Lombardo of the Darien football team and Kenzie Burns of the Fairfield Warde volleyball team are this week’s BlueStreak-Ruden Report FCIAC Players of the Week, presented by Chicken Joe’s.

Lombardo and Burns will each receive T-shirts and plaques from BlueStreak Sports Training and $25 gift certificates from Chicken Joe’s in New Canaan.

Lombardo scored 5 touchdowns — three on receptions, one on a run and one on an interception return — to lead the Blue Wave to a 46-26 win over Hillhouse.

Burns had 19 kills, 7 blocks, 14 service points and 4 aces to lead the Mustangs to two wins, including one over Bunnell in which they overcame a two-set deficit.

To nominate an athlete, send an email to rudenreport@icloud.com with 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.

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The award will be judged on games/matches/meets played Monday through Saturday of each week. Please wait until an athlete is done competing for the week to submit your nomination.