SoCal Prep Legends Girls Athlete of the Week
Name: Alex Castillo
Winning Numbers: It was a whopping 13,832 votes that gave Castillo Girls Athlete of the Week honors, but those numbers were necessary to top Hayley Tanabe’s 11,339 votes from West Torrance, who finished second in the voting.
Castillo captured the CIF state title in the 170-pound division by pinning Tokay’s Alexis Cavero. Castillo’s performance helped Birmingham record a fifth-place team finish, the best area finish in the meet’s seven-year history.
Alex Castillo, Birmingham 48%, 13,832 votes
Hayley Tanabe, West Torrance 39%, 11,339 votes
Amber Marinero, South Hills 9%, 2,653 votes
Ophelia Lara, Gahr 2%, 672 votes
Lauren Perry, Rancho Cucamonga 1%, 276 votes
Evelyn Findlay, Grand Terrace 0%, 67 votes
Amanda Carey, Redlands East Valley 0%, 67 votes