Boys Athlete WINNERS

Mira Costa’s Joey Acosta voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week

Costa's Joey Acosta (25) pitches against Gahr High School in Cerritos Saturday afternoon, March 31st, 2018.

(Photo by Axel Koester for The Daily Breeze/SCNG)
Costa's Joey Acosta (25) pitches against Gahr High School in Cerritos Saturday afternoon, March 31st, 2018. (Photo by Axel Koester for The Daily Breeze/SCNG)

Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week

Name: Joey Acosta
School: Mira Costa
Sport: Baseball
Year: Senior

Winning Numbers: Acosta was 3 for 4  with two runs and an RBI in a 13-1 win over Palos Verdes. The senior pitcher then closed the series on the mound, pitching a complete-game, two-hitter with six strikeouts in a 3-0 win for the Mustangs. He improved his record to 6-0.

Final Tally:

NAME, SCHOOL VOTES %
Joey Acosta, Mira Costa 1,217  85.01%
David Martin, Chino Hills
174 12.17%
Jared Jones, La Mirada
20 1.4%
Pete Crow-Armstrong, Harvard-Westlake
15 1.05%
Shawn Lou, Norwood
2 0.14%
Steven Howe, Great Oak
1 0.07%
Brock Welte, Glendora
1 0.07%

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