Girls Athlete WINNERS

LB Poly’s Onye Ofoegbue voted SCPL Girls Athlete of the Week

Onye Ofoegbue, Poly

SoCal Prep Legends
Girls Athlete of the Week
Name: Onye Ofoegbue
School: Long Beach Poly
Sport: Volleyball
Year: Junior

Winning Numbers: In a poll that finished with over 65,000 votes, Ofoegbue’s Long Beach support gave an inspiring push on Thursday night to take the lead, accumulating in 31,836 votes – and earning her Athlete of the Week honors.
In a clash of two top-10 programs in the state, Poly knocked off Lakewood in a four-set thriller last week. There were several college-committed players on both teams, but Poly’s middle blocker was a cut above. Ofoegbue had 13 kills and five blocks, with no hitting errors. She hit over .600 in the match, including three kills in the final five points.

Final Tally:

Onye Ofoegbue, LB Poly 31,836 48.69%
 Allison Martinez, Westridge
28,689 43.88%
Kelley Small, Santa Margarita
2,192 3.35%
Sarah Smevog, Santiago
873 1.34%
Bella Hedley, Harvard-Westlake
803 1.23%
Jessica Nye, Peninsula
773 1.18%
Chloe Arriaga, Walnut
111 0.17%
Amber Rios, Colony
110 0.17%

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