Girls Athlete of the Week

VOTE: SoCal Prep Legends 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 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.

Kamren Thurmond
The senior utility player recorded 18 goals, 11 assists, 13 steals and drew six exclusions to help the Comanches beat rival Esperanza, 8-7, and go 5-0 to capture the Valhalla San Diego tournament for the second consecutive season. Canyon defeated Segerstrom, 8-3, in the tournament.

Raya Smith
Smith helped the Wolves to their second consecutive Mustang Shootout championship Saturday by scoring 13 points as King downed Rancho Cucamonga Los Osos, 46-34, in the final at Roosevelt High School. King downed Great Oak, Troy and Los Osos consecutively for the crown.

Dorcas Wu
Chino Hills
The 5-foot-10 forward led the Huskies to a championship of the San Dimas Tournament and took home most valuable player honors.  In four games she chalked up 69 points,  27 rebounds, 14 assists, 13 blocked shots and three steals. In the championship game against Upland she put up 21 points with eight rebounds. On the season Wu, a first-team All-Baseline and All-Inland Valley selection last year as a sophomore, is averaging 15.4 points, 5.6 rebounds and 4,.4 assists.

Sasha Medvidovic
Mira Costa
Medvidovic earned Upper Weight MVP honors at the Tournament of Champions, Saturday, winning all four of her matches by fall at 150 pounds. Medvidovic is a two-time state qualifier. She finished third as a sophomore.

Bayley Weber
Los Alamitos
Weber had eight goals in the Griffins 17-1 nonleague win over Wilson on Friday. Weber played with USA Women’s National Team on Thursday before returning to the pool less than 24 hours later to play with Los Al.

Carolyn Richards
Notre Dame (SO)
Richards scored the game-clinching goal against La Salle last Tuesday in a 3-1 victory. The senior striker has eight goals this season (a team high), highlighted by a four-goal performance against Granada Hills Charter on Nov. 28.

Brooke Yasuda
La Canada
Yasuda helped the Spartans to the championship of the Arroyo tournament, scoring 13 points in a 58-35 victory over Oak Hills in the championship. The Spartans’ leading scorer had 14 points during a tournament win over Glendale, and 16 points in a win over Arroyo.

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