WEST VALLEY — The West Valley Central School male player of the week is junior Jon Zimmer. Zimmer is the starting goalie for the Wildcat boys varsity soccer team. Along with his team, Zimmer played in the Class D, semi-final round of the Section 6 playoffs, last weekend. The Wildcats faced the Ellicottville Eagles through regulation, two overtime periods and two shoot-out rounds in heavy rain and dropping temperatures. Zimmer tallied 17 saves throughout regulation and the two overtime periods, to take the Wildcats into the shoot-out rounds with the Eagles at a 1-1 tie. He fought through two shoot-outs to end the game on a sudden death goal by the opponents. He finishes the 2013 season with 193 saves for the Wildcats.
The WVCS female player of the week is senior Stephanie Stock. Stock is a starting fullback for the Wildcat girls varsity soccer team. She led her team against the Ellicottville Eagles over the weekend, in the Class D semifinal round of the Section 6 playoffs. Stock’s leadership has helped raise the level of her team throughout the season.