VOTE NOW: SoCal Prep Legends Boys Athlete of the Week

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Click on the newspaper links below the athlete’s name to read about their performance from Apr. 18-23, and then vote for who you think is best this week. The overall winner will be announced on Friday, Apr. 29.

Konnor Smith
Torrance

Smith belted four home runs and tallied 11 RBIs for the Torrance baseball team at Leuzinger on Wednesday last week, tying a CIF Southern Section record for most home runs in a game with 10 others. Smith’s 11 RBIs tied him for fourth most in a game. Two of Smith’s home runs were grand slams in Torrance’s 19-0 Pioneer League win. Smith came back in the series finale and went 3-for-3 with three doubles and three RBIs in a 14-0 win.

Christian Bosse
Valley Christian

Bosse pitched a no-hitter while striking out eight for the Crusaders (15-6, 4-2 Olympic League) in a 6-0 victory over Heritage Christian on Friday night. The junior is 2-0 with a 0.00 earned run average over six appearances, two starts, on the season.

Hunter Greene
Notre Dame

Greene turned in a dazzing individual performance in an 8-0 Mission League victory over Crespi last Friday. He threw a one-hit shutout with 15 strikeouts and two walks and also homered twice while driving in three runs.

Chris Jimenez
Etiwanda

The Eagles catcher helped his team to two Baseline League wins over Los Osos last week, going 5-for-9 with five runs scored, two doubles, five home runs and five RBIs. Jimenez is committed to Long Beach State.

Kalen Marshall
Blair

Marshall was the talk of the San Gabriel Valley Championships meet this past weekend at San Dimas High after winning the 200- and 400-meter events. Marshall won the 400 in 49.74 seconds and the 200 in 22.53.

Christian Navarrete
Oak Hills

On Saturday, Navarrete long-jumped 22 feet, 3 3/4 inches, good for second place at the Inland Empire Championships. It was his best mark of the season, and the fifth best in CIF-SS and 14th-best in the state this season.

Jake Jackson
El Toro

The junior catcher was 6-for-10 with two doubles and four RBI as the Chargers won two league games against Capistrano Valley and a nonleague game against Trabuco Hills. El Toro has won six in a row and 10 of its past 12 games.

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