Boys Athlete of the Week

VOTE: 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 Dec. 11 to Dec. 16, and then vote for who you think is the best athlete this week. The overall winner will be announced on Friday, Dec. 22.

Voting poll at bottom of the page.

KJ Martin
Sierra Canyon
Martin was named the Most Valuable Player of the La Canada Tournament after leading Sierra Canyon over Damien in the championship game. He scored 35 points against Marshall, 20 points against La Canada and finished his week with 25 points and 11 rebounds against Damien.

Eli Ramos
The senior scored 14 points in Saturday’s championship game of the Glendora boys basketball tournament to defeat Glendale, 59-35, and was named to the all-tournament team. Ramos also had a team-high 28 points in Friday’s triple overtime victory over San Dimas in the semifinals. When Walnut was down 10 points with six minutes to go, Ramos scored eight straight points to get them back in it.

Noel Moncada
Moncada scored five goals in two games on six shots last week for the Rams. In his first game of the season for Millikan on Dec. 12, Moncada two goals in the Rams 3-1 victory over Redondo Union. On Dec. 14, Moncada played 18 minutes and scored a hat trick in the Rams 6-0 win over Colton.

Alex Mishaw
West Torrance
Mishaw, a junior guard, earned all-tournament honors at the Bellflower Tournament, leading the Warriors to a third-place finish. Mishaw scored 26 points with four rebounds and two steals in the 59-48 win over Valley Christian in the third-place game. Mishaw scored 17 points, with three rebounds and four steals in the quarterfinals and 21 points, three rebounds and two steals in the semifinals.

Kessler Edwards
The 6-foot-7 forward earned most valuable player honors at the Inland Empire Classic, leading the Eagles to the championship. He averaged 14.8 points and shot 65 percent from the field in five games. Edwards was a first-team All-Baseline League League and All-Inland Valley selection last year as a junior. He has committed to Pepperdine where he will play alongside older brother Kameron.

Joshua Kim
Kim pinned his opponent to seal the Sharks’ 32-31 dual-meet victory over Big VIII League rival Centennial. Kim is the reigning HSGameTime boys wrestler of the year and currently the state’s No. 1-ranked wrestler at 152 pounds, according to the California Wrestler and Cal Grappler websites.

Jacob Huynh
He was MVP of the SoCal Elite Gary Raya Classic tournament which was won by Northwood. The 6-foot senior guard scored 18 points in the Timberwolves’ 51-41 win over JSerra in the championship game at El Dorado High. He scored 30 in a win over El Toro in the semifinals. Huynh is averaging 18 points a game.

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