Winning Numbers: Khong gathered 45% of the votes this week with a total of 5, 461. The elite swimmer brought in more than 1,000 more votes than second-place finisher Mo Sobel of Oaks Christian who tallied 4, 235 votes. Khong is this week’s SoCal Prep Legends Girls Athlete of the Week.
Lakewood High’s girls swimming team knocked off Moore League-rival Wilson for the first time in 35 years Friday afternoon, edging the Bruins 86-84 at home. Khong led the way, winning the 100 breaststroke (1:14.1) and the 200 IM (2:19.3) for the Lancers.
Finally Tally (Total Votes: 12,112)
Erin Khong, Lakewood 45%, 5,461 vote
Mo Sobel, Oaks Christian 35%, 4,235 votes
Steffi Best, Palos Verdes 10%, 1,269 votes
Riley Plogger, Redlands East Valley 4%, 456 votes
Corina Gamboa, Chino 4%, 433 votes
Krista Dalgarn, Villa Park 1%, 88 votes
Ilene Villanueva, Jurupa Hills 1%, 85 votes
Kyla Richardson, Walnut 1%, 85 votes
NOTE: The best athletes in Southern California will be honored at the SoCal Prep Legends Awards event on June 1.
Also, each Athlete of the Week is announced on ABC7’s 6 p.m. evening news broadcast every Friday. Be sure to tune in!
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