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Dunshee, Perine the Dan Key Farmers Insurance Agency Rising Stars of the Week

Rick Peterson, Top Sports News Writer

By RICK PETERSON                                                                                                           


Hayden junior football standout Finn Dunshee and Rossville junior volleyball standout Kinsey Perine have been named the Dan Key Farmers Insurance Agency Rising Stars of the Week for last week.

The Dan Key Agency will recognize top Shawnee County underclassmen throughout the 2022-2023 school year.

Here’s a brief look at the accomplishments of Dunshee and Perine last week:

FinnDunsheenewHayden junior running back/linebacker Finn Dunshee scored two touchdowns and added a 2-point conversion in the Wildcats' 22-19 Class 3A playoff win over Wellsville last Friday. [File photo/TSN]


Dunshee, a 5-foot-8, 160-pound running back/outside linebacker, is coming off a big game in last week's 22-19 playoff win at Wellsville, rushing for 123 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries while also returning a kickoff 80 yards-plus for a TD and adding a 2-point conversion.

Dunshee has rushed for a team-high 832 yards on 64 carries on the year while also catching five passes for 231 yards. He has scored a total of 14 touchdowns, scoring on offense, defense and special teams.

 KinseyPerineaction2Rossville junior volleyball standout Kinsey Perine was a unanimous All-Mid-East League volleyball pick for the third straight season after helping lead the Bulldawgs to a 34-6 record. [Submitted photo]


Perine, the Bulldawgs' three-sport star, was named a unanimous All-Mid-East League first-team selection in volleyball for the third straight season.

Perine, who helped lead the Bulldawgs to a 34-6 record and the Mid-East League championship, finished the season with 568 kills, 40 total blocks and 327 digs en route to earning All-Shawnee County first-team recognition for the second straight year.