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Athlete spotlights of the week: Giovanni Melgoza, Joya Hurev-Scott

LANSING, Ill. (September 17, 2023) – Each week, the Lansing Journal will spotlight notable performances by athletes in our coverage area. Coaches and athletic directors may submit nominations by noon Monday via email to: [email protected].

Male Athlete Spotlight

Giovanni Melgoza, TF United boys soccer

  • Melgoza had a goal and an assist in a 2-2 tie against Eisenhower and scored twice in a 2-1 win over Argo.
(Photo provided by TF North)

Female Athlete Spotlight

Joya Hurev-Scott, TF South girls volleyball

  • Hurev-Scott had eight assists and four kills in a win over Bremen, also contributed eight assists and four kills in a victory against Bloom, and had eight digs in a loss to Oak Lawn.
(Photo provided by TF South)


Mike Clark
Mike Clark
Mike Clark is a veteran journalist who has been covering sports in the Chicago area and beyond, from preps to pros, for more than four decades.