VOTE NOW: SoCal Prep Legends Girls Athlete of the Week

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Click on the newspaper below the athletes name to read about their performance from Mar. 28-Apr. 2, and then vote for who you think is best this week. The overall winner will be announced on Friday, Apr. 8.

Tara Davis

Davis won both the long jump and triple jump at the Texas Relays this week with marks of 20 feet, 1 3/4 inches and 43-2, respectively. The triple jump mark is not only the best in the nation this season, it also broke the meet record of 43-1 1/2 held by Erica McLain since 2004.

Kaelin Roberts

Roberts won the 400-meters in 55.24 for Carson at the Stanford Invitational last weekend, and teamed with Saundria Martin, Autumn Wright and Kennedi Atkins in the 4×100 relay to record a state-leading time of 46.29 in the preliminaries before going on to capture first place in the final with a time of 46.53.

Brooklyn Araujo

Warren picked up a pair of wins at the Diamond Bar Tournament on Thursday with a 10-1 victory over Montebello and a 5-0 win against the host Brahmas. Araujo hit a grand slam in the first game and went 2 for 3 with a three-run homer in game two for the Bears (7-5).

Destinee Lopez

Lopez was was sensational in the circle, helping the Bearcats capture the Whittier Tournament championship on Saturday. Lopez was 3-0 in the tournament, tossing two one-hitters while striking out 34 in three games. She also scored the only run of the game in the tournament championship game.

Jacquelyn Hill

Hill, who was the Baseline League champion last year in both the 800 and 1,600 meters, is on her way to another solid season. She won the invitational heat of the 1,600 meters at the Trabuco Hills Invitational on Saturday, with a time of 5:02.48.

Zoe Richard
Citrus Valley

Richard was unstoppable with the bat in her hands for the Blackhawks as Citrus Valley got off to a 2-0 start in Citrus Belt League with 14-1 and 5-1 wins over Miller. The Cal State Fullerton signee was 6-for-8 in those wins, racking up nine RBIs, six in the 14-1 victory. Overall, she had five hits, two doubles and a pair of triples in that victory.

Allee Bunker
Huntington Beach High

Bunker hit .615 last week with three triples and 11 RBI to lead Huntington Beach to four victories, including a 10-1 win over Clovis Buchanan in teh championship game of the Arroyo Grande Tournament.

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