810 Varsity and Children's Mercy Sports Medicine Center have partnered for a weekly Children’s Mercy Sports Medicine Center Metro Area High School Male and Female Student-Athlete Performance of the Week award!
Nominations are due each week, by Monday at noon, and can be submitted online at https://www.childrensmercy.org/performanceoftheweek
810 Varsity also will post weekly reminders on Twitter and at 810Varsity.com as well.
On Monday afternoon, the selection committee will review the nominations and choose a weekly Male and Female winner. Then Tuesday, the winners will be announced on both the 810 Varsity and the Children’s Mercy Sports Medicine Center social media channels, as well as 810Varsity.com .
At the end of the year, a Male and Female Student-Athlete of the Year will be selected, and each winner will be invited to be recognized on the field prior to a Sporting KC match at Children’s Mercy Park.
We are looking forward to a great year of high school sports in the KC Metro and wish everyone nothing but the best of luck!
Children’s Mercy Sports Medicine Center: Improving the performance of student-athletes through comprehensive care for a lifetime of sport participation.
La'James White, St. James Academy
White helped lead St. James Academy to its 36-35 win over Bishop Miege, ending the Stags 6-year title streak. James scored two rushing touchdowns in regulation, then led off the first OT by blocking the Miege extra point. The senior tailback then scored on a leaping TD in overtime to give St James the game-winning TD, his third of the game, to sned the Thunder to the Class 4A state final.
For the season, White has rolled up 1,160 yards and 21 TDs, along with 572 receiving yards and 6 scores.
Photo: Darryl Woods, 810 Varsity