High School Sports

The Star’s high school athletes of the week for Sept. 28

Shane Kopplin of Olathe East
Shane Kopplin of Olathe East

Mady Acers

SCHOOL: Blue Springs

YEAR: Senior


Acers has won three consecutive tournaments, including medalist honors in the Suburban Gold Conference championship last week, when she shot a 77. She followed that by winning the Missouri Class 2, District 7 tournament, during which she recorded a hole in one.

Shane Kopplin

SCHOOL: Olathe East

YEAR: Senior

SPORT: Soccer

Kopplin scored a goal in each of Kansas Class 6A No. 1 Olathe East’s two wins last week. His second-half goal on Sept. 21 solidified a 2-0 win over Shawnee Mission South. Another strike Saturday got Olathe East on the board first in a 3-1 win against Shawnee Mission West.

Ashley Scoby: 816-234-4875, @AshleyScoby