SoCal Prep Legends Girls Athlete of the Week
Name: Izzy Barajas
School: Palos Verdes
Sport: Girls Water Polo
Winning Numbers: Barajas joins a select group of SoCal Prep Legends winners to top the 10,000 mark in fan voting with an impressive 13,382 votes to be named the SoCal Prep Legends girls athlete of the week, finishing ahead of Los Alamitos’ Cailyn Crocker, who had a plenty of support as well with 8,462 votes to finish second. Barajas sparked Palos Verdes’ huge comeback against Redondo during a key Bay League game. Palos Verdes trailed Redondo 5-0, then started clawing its way back, scoring the go-ahead goal with 2:45 left and holding on down the stretch for a 9-8 triumph. Barajas had five goals during PV’s come-from-behind effort, which kept the Sea Kings in the middle of the playoff hunt going into the last week of the regular season.
Izzy Barajas, Palos Verdes High School 52%, 13,382 votes
Cailyn Crocker, Los Alamitos High School 33%, 8,462 votes
Kimberly Mendez, Bloomington High School 7%, 1,819 votes
Karley Weeks, Redlands East Valley 5%, 1,273 votes
Kelly Diaz, Taft High School 1%, 378 votes
Janessa Thropay, Chino Hills High School 1%, 141 vote
Yvette Garcia, West Covina High School 0%, 54 votes
NOTE: The best athletes in Southern California will be honored at an end-of-the-school-year awards show. For more details visit socalpreplegends.com, where you can also vote for the SoCal Athletes of the Week, as well as Play of the Week.