Published Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 8:28 pm / Updated at 8:45 pm
11 from Metro earn scholar-athlete honors

The Greater Omaha Sports Committee announced its fall scholar-athletes last week during a luncheon at the Downtown DoubleTree, honoring eight girls and four boys from 11 Omaha-area schools.

Helping to present the awards were Bellevue University Athletic Director Ed Lehotak and 1971 Outland Trophy winner Larry Jacobson.

The selections, by sport:

Football: Zach Cook, Omaha Burke; Isaac Aakre, Millard North.

Volleyball: Leanna Willer, Elkhorn; Alexa Johnson, Papillion-La Vista; Kelly Hunter, Papillion-La Vista South.

Softball: Lia Mancuso, Omaha Central; Jen Daro, Omaha Skutt.

Golf: Sarah Pravecek, Omaha Marian; Erin Hodges, Omaha Westside.

Cross country: Joe Harter, Millard West; Sidney Hirsch, Millard West.

Tennis: Nikolaos Piperis, Omaha Creighton Prep.

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