Bishop Amat cross country senior Jessica Gallardo was voted the SoCal Prep Legends girls athlete of the week, becoming the third winner to receive more than 10,000 votes. Gallardo, who received 10,538 votes, finished ahead of second-place finisher Diana Maile of Redlands East Valley, who made a strong case with 8,951 votes.
Gallardo ran the girls fastest time of the day in the Rough Rider Invitational, on the same Woodward Park course that will be used for the CIF State finals. She covered the 3.1-mile track in 18:44.6. The Lancers won the large School division portion of the meet by 110 points. She also helped the top-ranked team in the CIF Southern Section Division 4 poll to a perfect score in the Del Rey League meet earlier in the week, taking second place.
NOTE: The best athletes in Southern California will be honored at an end-of-the-school-year awards show. For more details visit socalpreplegends.com, where you can also vote for the SoCal Athletes of the Week, as well as Play of the Week.
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