0910 POTW

Freedom's Patrick Sandy (left) and Christina Fisher (right) with Farm Bureau agent Adam Shade.

Freedom boys soccer senior forward Patrick Sandy and girls golf junior Christina Fisher are The News Herald’s Farm Bureau high school county co-athletes of the week for games played Sept. 2-7.

Sandy scored six goals and two assists across two blowout wins versus county competition last week. In a road win at East Burke on Wednesday, Sandy scored four goals, balanced for two in each half. He scored twice more with two assists in a 9-0 home victory over Draughn the next day.

Fisher was the medalist in Tuesday’s Northwestern 3A/4A Conference season-opener at Boone Golf Club. She shot a nine-hole round of 40 to lead the Lady Patriots, who shot 140 as a team to win the event over reigning league champions McDowell by 11 strokes.

The News Herald will award an athlete of the week for all sports throughout the year.

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