11.20.2019 - [NCKS]

Thunder Ridge senior Reece Struckhoff has been named the Telephone and Cable Athlete of the Week.

Struckhoff had an outstanding senior season for the Longhorns as it came to a close in a 64-60 loss at Central Christian this past Friday night in Hutchinson.  In Friday night's loss, he ran for 305 yards on 37 carries with five touchdowns and also threw for 106 yards and two scores.  On defense, Struckhoff registered a team high 24 tackles.  Struckhoff's season was one for the record books as he scored a total of 54 touchdowns, a new Kansas 8-Man state record.  He finished with 2,167 yards and 47 TD rushing.  He also added three kickoff returns for scores, a receiving TD, a fumble recovery TD, an interception return for a score and a punt return TD.  In all, Struckhoff had 2,721 all-purpose yards.  He also led the Longhorn defense with 166 tackles in 2019.

We will announce the winners each week. Remember, you can nominate an athlete from any school sport.