Girls Athlete of the Week

VOTE: SCPL Girls Athlete of the Week

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Click on the newspaper links below the athlete’s name to read about their performance from Sept. 4 to Sept. 9, and then vote for who you think is the best athlete this week. The overall winner will be announced on Friday, Sept. 15.

Voting poll at bottom of the page.

Rylie Edwards
Santa Margarita
She finished with a 1-under-par 35 on the South Course at Coto de Caza Country Club to medal for Santa Margarita. She holed three birdies in the match to finish the week with five birdies. She has medaled in five of the six matches for Santa Margarita this season.

Nicole Nevarez
Los Osos
The 6-foot-2 senior hitter tallied 23 kills and 19 digs in a five-set win over Murrieta Mesa. Then later in the week she helped the Grizzlies to a 3-0 sweep of Glendora with 13 kills with only two hitting errors on 27 attempts hitting for a total .407. She has committed to Cal State Northridge. She was a first-team All-Baseline League and second-team All-Inland Valley selection last season as a junior.

Kalyah Williams

The Jackrabbits are ranked No. 10 in the nation (USA Today) and No. 2 in the state (Cal-Hi Sports), and have started the season 8-1. Last week they swept Wilson and then won four matches in the Dave Mohs Tournament to earn them a spot in Monday night’s championship. Washington State commit Williams has become a six-rotation player this year and led them in kills, averaging nine per match plus three blocks.

Kimmi Hance

Hance, at No. 2 singles, won three consecutive matches Saturday to help the Panthers capture the third annual Golden State Classic. Peninsula defeated Valencia, St. Francis, Punahou and Palos Verdes to win. This was Hance’s first high school tournament.

Jen Trephan

In both of Westlake’s wins last week, Trephan showed her all around game helping the Warriors improve to 9-0. She had 11 kills and 17 assists in Westlake’s 26–24, 25–19, 25–20 win over West Ranch then added 11 kills, 4 blocks, 25 assists, and 21 digs in a four-set win over San Marcos (21-25,27-25, 25-18, 25-14).

Aly Bean
Vista Murrieta

Bean opened the week by firing a 35 to lead the Broncos to a 247-248 victory over Santiago at Redhawk Golf Course in Temecula. Bean matched that score two days later, helping Vista Murrieta to a 248-262 victory over La Quinta at Indian Springs Golf Club in Indio.

Alex Diaz
St. Paul

The Swordsmen won a pair of matches last week, including a big victory over rival Bishop Amat, winning the decisive fifth game 15-3 behind a big effort from Diaz, who had a match-leading 18 kills. In a sweep over La Habra, Diaz had a team-high 11 kills with two blocks.

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