Boys Athlete WINNERS

Peninsula’s Ike Shirakata voted SoCal Boys Athlete of the Week

The Daily Breeze Boys Swimmer of the Year 2017 is Peninsula's Ike Shirakata.
 Friday, June 09, 2017, Rolling Hills Estates, CA.  
(Photo by Steve McCrank, Daily Breeze/SCNG)
The Daily Breeze Boys Swimmer of the Year 2017 is Peninsula's Ike Shirakata. Friday, June 09, 2017, Rolling Hills Estates, CA. (Photo by Steve McCrank, Daily Breeze/SCNG)

Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week

Name: Ike Shirakata
School: Peninsula
Sport: Swimming
Year: Junior

Winning Numbers: Shirakata, the 2017 Daily Breeze boys swimmer of the year, won the 200 individual medley (1:49.46) and finished second in the 100 breaststroke (56.28) at the CIF Southern Section Division 2 Finals. Shirakata earned All-American honors with his time in the 200 and All-American consideration in the 100 breaststroke. He broke his school records in both events.

 

Final Tally:

NAME, SCHOOL VOTES %
Ike Shirakata, Peninsula   2,496  54.04%
Danny Syrkin, La Canada
1,876 40.61%
Andrew Koustik, Calvary Chapel
213 4.61%
Adam McLeod, Redlands
17 0.37%
James Torrez, La Salle
7 0.15%
Damian Torres, Corona
5 0.11%
Tyrese Turner, Gahr
5 0.11%

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