As the week in Section II comes to an end, we put our finishing touches on last week with our latest ESPN Radio 104.5 Athlete of the Week. This week, it's Shen quarterback Ryan VanGalen. RVG helped lead the Plainsmen to a 35-6 win over rival Saratoga (our HS Football Social Media Fan Battle Game of the Week).

Ryan VanGalen is our Athlete of the Week after throwing for 338 yards (Shen Athletics).
Ryan VanGalen is our Athlete of the Week after throwing for 338 yards (Shen Athletics).
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Also impressive was that VanGalen went 16-24 with a school-record 338 passing yards. The previous record? It was held by his brother. So there's some new family bragging rights.

Get to know Ryan:

Name: Ryan VanGalen

School: Shenendehowa

Position: Quarterback

Favorite subject in school: History

Favorite musical artist: Drake

Favorite hobby other than football: Playing basketball

Favorite athlete: Tom Brady

Favorite part of playing football for Shen: The home games on Friday nights

What it means to break his brother's record: It means everything. It's the biggest individual accomplishment of my career

College plans: Play football and study business management\

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