Bonita’s Joe Quintana voted SoCal Prep Legends Boys Athlete of the Week


quintanaSoCal Prep Legends Boys Athlete of the Week
Name: Joe Quintana
School: Bonita
Sport: Basketball
Year: Junior
Winning Numbers: With nearly 80,000 votes registered, Quintana finished with 45,093 votes to finish ahead of Samer Yehya of Redlands with an impressive 32,184 votes to finish second. Thanks to the strong support, Quintana has been voted the SoCal Prep Legends boys athlete of the week. The 6-foot-2 guard was pivotal in two wins for the Bearcats. Most impressive was his showing in an 81-80 overtime win against No. 1 Ayala when he scored 38 points which included a 14-for-17 showing at the line. He also had a 3-pointer at the buzzer in overtime to win it, giving the Bearcats a share of the Palomares League title. In that game he also had 6 assists, 5 rebounds and a steal. Earlier in the week in a win over Diamond Bar he tallied 20 points, 6 assists, 5 steals and 3 rebounds. On the season Quintana, a first-team All-Inland Valley selection last year as a sophomore, is averaging 22.7 points, 6.1 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 2.3 steals.

Final Tally
Joe Quintana, Bonita 57%, 45,093 votes
Samer Yehya, Redlands High 41%, 32,184 votes
Raysean Scott, Compton 1%, 776 votes
Kevin Salazar, Summit 0%, 352 votes
Nelson Muronaka, Keppel 0%, 325 votes
Shacquille Dawkins, Alemany 0%, 251 vote
D’Mauria Jones, Narbonne 0%, 147 votes

NOTE: The best athletes in Southern California will be honored at an end-of-the-school-year awards show. For more details visit, where you can also vote for the SoCal Athletes of the Week, as well as Play of the Week.