TAUNTON — Congrats to Samantha Lincoln for being voted as the Taunton Daily Gazette Player of the Week for the week of Feb. 17-23.

The Taunton High eighth grade center scored a team-high 16 points for Taunton in its win against Durfee. She also scored nine points in the season finale against New Bedford.

Lincoln gathered 88 votes out of 250 votes (35% of the total vote) from the readers to take first place.

She beat out Bristol-Plymouth wrestler Tommy Kelleher, who collected 48 votes (19%). Kelleher placed fifth at Division III states. Bridgewater-Raynham swimmer Megan Kramer (33; 13%) finished in third place.

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Every week during the winter months, the Taunton Daily Gazette asked readers to cast their votes for Player of the Week among Greater Taunton athletes.

The poll will resume in the springtime.

Don’t wait until the last minute. If you have someone in mind during the week, send those names to ssanchez@tauntongazette.com.

Get those votes in early.