Athlete of the Week

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By The Staff


Name: Shelby Sadolsky.

School: Kenwood Station Elementary School.

Sport: Soccer/basketball.

Age: 11.

Position: Forward.

Hometown: Crestwood

Accomplishments: The 11-year-old Sadolsky has been one of the standout campers this week at South Oldham High School Lady Dragons’ coach Frank Wright’s summer camp.

Wright said she may be the best natural athlete in the morning group and is a hard worker from the moment she walks into the gym.

“She’s a great kid with a lot of natural ability,” Wright said. “She can become a player someday if she wants to.”

Sadolsky is also a standout soccer player as a forward for the Oldham Legends select soccer team.

She helped her squad to the state cup this season.

She began playing soccer at 5 in the YMCA league.

Soccer is her favorite sport although she said she plans to “keep playing basketball and keep getting better.”

She likes soccer for the fitness aspect as much as the


“I like soccer best because I like all the running,” Sadolsky said. “I also like playing the ball with my feet.”

School: A straight-A student who will attend South Oldham Middle School next fall, Sadolsky is an avid reader.

She likes reading fiction and mystery novels. “Fever 1793” is her favorite book.

Other activities: Sadolsky likes to be outside and jump on her trampoline.