Westhill’s Holtzclaw And Benz, McMahon’s Taylor BlueStreak-Ruden Report Players Of The Week

Players Of The Week

Brendan Holtzclaw of the Westhill football team, Claudia Benz of the Westhill girls soccer team and Jamie Taylor of the Brien McMahon football team are this week’s BlueStreak-Ruden Report Players of the Week.

Holtzclaw, Benz and Taylor will each receive our POTW T-shirts.

Holtzclaw set a school record with five sacks in the Vikings’ 21-0 win over Fairfield Ludlowe.

Benz scored three straight goals as the Vikings overcame a 4-0 deficit in the final 30 minutes to tie Staples 4-4.


Taylor, who has Down Syndrome, scored his first career touchdown in the Senators’ 54-17 loss to Brien McMahon.

The deadline to nominate an athlete is Monday at 10 a.m. Send an email to rudenreport@icloud.com with the name of the person you are nominating. Please include all of the player’s statistics/times/results for the week as well as the team results.

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.