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 Jan. 30 to Feb. 4, and then vote for who you think is the best athlete this week. The overall winner will be announced on Friday, Feb. 10.

Voting poll at bottom of the page.

Alaina Garcia

Garcia picked an opportune time to deliver a career performance, scoring 18 points to spearhead a balanced attack in a 64-48 victory over Valencia to position Canyon for a share of its first Foothill League title since 2014 while breaking Valencia’s 23-game league winning streak.

Allison Ayala

In leading the Colts to a pair of victories last week, Ayala continued her pursuit of the CIF Southen Section all time record for three-pointers in a season. She added 10 three pointers to bring her national leading total to 131 with two games to play this week, followed by the playoffs. Ayala moved to second all-time last passing Jenny Jennings, who had 129 three-pointers in 1996-97 season for Capistrano Valley. Ayala needs 11 three-pointers to catch leader Courtney Jaco, who finished with 142 in the 2012-13 season to become the all-time leader.

Jesenia Rendon

Rendon had a big week for the Marine League’s first-place Colts (15-8, 9-0). Rendon had 24 points to lead Carson in a 72-25 win over King-Drew on Feb. 1 and 16 points in a 61-20 rout of Banning on Feb. 3.

Kristen Chong

Chong, a senior who has signed with Carnegie Mellon, contributed two goals and added three assists in three wins for the Warriors.

Ayanna Clark

Last week Clark received her McDonald’s All-American jersey during a campus ceremony. Clark had 18 points, 14 rebounds and five assists in Poly’s 76-33 victory over Millikan. Clark also had 20 points and 15 rebounds in Poly’s 82-56 victory over Windward over the weekend.

Victoria Farris
Great Oak

The guard led the Wolfpack to a huge victory in the Southwestern League last week. She scored 28 points and led Great Oak to a 58-43 upset of Southwestern League-leading Vista Murrieta last Wednesday. The two teams are tied for first going into the final week of league play.

Michelle Camacho

Competing at the CIF Eastern Regional at Hillcrest High School, Camacho won the 143-pound weight class, pinning all four of her opponents in 2:37 or less in the process. She advanced to this weekend’s CIF-SS Finals.

Camille Parker
Alta Loma

The team captain notched her second quadruple-double of the season with 18 points, 14 rebounds, 12 assists and 10 steals — as well as two blocked shots — in the Braves’ 69-27 Mt. Baldy League win over Don Lugo. Later in the week, she had eight points, six rebounds, five assists and five steals in a win over Montclair. The three-time All-Inland Valley selection is averaging 14.7 points, 14.3 rebounds 6.9 assists and 5.6 steals.

Karley Weeks
Redlands East Valley

In a week that the Wildcats put up 18 goals over two matches, Weeks was the team’s leading scorer with five goals and four assists. She now leads the Wildcats, who haven’t lost since Dec. 27, with 20 goals.

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