In the first round of the Division I, Region 2 playoffs Nov. 3, Riley Bruening delivered in the clutch for the Olentangy High School football team.
The senior quarterback completed 19 of 26 passes for 230 yards and four touchdowns, including the game-winning 33-yarder to freshman Jace Middleton with 27 seconds left as the fifth-seeded Braves won 28-24 to eliminate fourth-seeded and host Dublin Coffman.
The effort earned Bruening our Player of the Week honor.
While Olentangy Liberty’s Mitchell Okuley won our Twitter poll, which received 1,400 votes over 24 hours, Bruening won the overall vote, which also includes members of the ThisWeekSports staff. The fan vote represents one vote, and each member of the staff also gets a vote.