Girls Athlete WINNERS

Duarte’s Jocelyn Portillo voted SoCal Prep Legends Girls Athlete of the Week

Duarte's Jocelyn Portillo (C) (3) shoots against Gladstone in the first game of prep volleyball match at Duarte High School in Duarte, Calif., on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)
Duarte's Jocelyn Portillo (C) (3) shoots against Gladstone in the first game of prep volleyball match at Duarte High School in Duarte, Calif., on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)

SoCal Prep Legends
Girls Athlete of the Week
Name: Jocelyn Portillo
School: Duarte
Sport: Volleyball
Year: Senior

Winning Numbers: Portillo’s support dominated this week’s poll with almost 5,000 total votes.
The Duarte girls volleyball outside hitter played a key role in last week’s huge victory over Sierra Vista in a battle of undefeated teams in the Montview League. Portillo’s Falcons won out, winning 22-25, 25-13, 25-20 and 25-16 in the fourth set to improve to 17-3 and 4-0 in the Montview while the Gladiators dropped to 10-7 and 3-1. Portillo led everyone with 18 kills to go along with a game-high 14 digs.

Final Tally:

NAME, SCHOOL VOTES %
Jocelyn Portillo, Duarte 4,937 78.41%
Sydney Hwang, Claremont
1,227 19.49%
Lauren Peurifoy, King
51 0.81%
Natalie Contreras, St. Joseph
37 0.59%
Jasmine Davis, Redondo
16 0.25%
Lexi McKeown, Laguna Beach
14 0.22%
Claudia Lane, Malibu
14 0.22%

NOTE: Each Athlete of the Week is announced on ABC7’s 6 p.m. evening news broadcast every Friday. Be sure to tune in!