Click on the newspaper below the athletes name to read about their performance from Feb. 29 – Mar. 4., and then vote for who you think is best this week. The overall winner will be announced on Friday, Mar. 11.
The Duke-bound star had 23 points, seven rebounds, five assists, three blocks and one steal as Chaminade captured its second consecutive CIF Southern Section Open Division title with a 72-60 victory over Long Beach Poly. The McDonald’s All-American scored 21 of her 23 points in a tone-setting first half.
Farricker was selected the SGVN SoCal Prep Legends athlete of the week after belting two home runs and driving in five runs in Glendora’s 20-2 victory over Edgewood on Saturday to lift the Tartans to the San Dimas High School softball tournament title.
The high school cross country season might be long over but Graves kept on running. Graves, the top distance runner in the city, represented her country in Caraballeda, Venezuela at the 2016 PanAm Cup. Graves placed 11th overall in the 6K race and finished as the top Junior USA runner, posting a of 23:26, faster than the time she posted at club nationals.
Duran netted two first half goals at Warren High to give the Matadores a comfortable lead in an eventual 4-1 CIF Southern Section Division 4 championship game victory over Moorpark.Two-time defending Division 4 champion La Mirada is the top seed in the upcoming State playoffs and will host No. 8 Southwest SD in the opening round.
The defender led Palos Verdes to a CIF Southern Section Division 2 title with two goals in the championship game against Northwood. Down a goal, Eleftheriou sparked PV’s comeback, drilling a free kick in the 29th minute. She scored again on a penalty kick in the second half.
The pitcher/first baseman led the Eagles to a 5-0 record and championship at the first Dana Housley Memorial Touarnment. In the event she hit .692 with 4 doubles, 5 home runs and 15 RBIs. She was also stellar in the pitching circle, going 3-0 with 12 strikeouts and not giving up a run in 13 innings.
The University of Utah-bound and returning all-Sun catcher had a big week in leading the Thunderbirds to three victories in the Corona Tournament. She not only had a hit in each game, she also belted home runs in the Elsinore and Chino Hills games, her first two of the season. For the week, she drove in four runs and scored four runs.
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