Alli O'Banion, Dos Palos; Travante Richard, Merced

10/30/2013 12:38 PM

10/30/2013 3:10 PM

Here are the Merced Allstate Athletes of the Week for Oct. 26-Nov. 1, 2013.

Alli O'Banion

School: Dos Palos

Sport: Volleyball

Class: Senior

Position: Outside Hitter

The Week: O'Banion started the week with a 16-kill, 10-dig performance in a 25-10, 25-13, 25-10 win over Mendota. She added 21 kills in a 25-21, 25-20, 25-16 victory over Firebaugh to help the Broncos improve to 23-2 this season.

Travante Richard

School: Merced

Sport: Football

Class: Senior

Position: Receiver

The Week: Richard finished with nine catches for 135 yards and two touchdowns, including the 23-yard score with 8 seconds left that lifted the Bears to a 21-14 win over Pitman.

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