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 May 1 to May 6, and then vote for who you think is the best athlete this week. The overall winner will be announced on Friday, May 12.

Voting poll at bottom of the page.

Alison Shafer

Shafer had a big week in helping lead Redondo back to the U.S. lacrosse finals. In Saturday’s 11-6 semifinal win over Agoura, Shafer had three goals and four assists. She had two goals in a 19-14 win over Palos Verdes on Thursday and had three goals in an 18-11 first-round win over Glendale on Tuesday.

Isabella Magalong

Magalong won four races at the Moore League Finals, including the 400-yard freestyle relay, the final event of the meet. Magalong swam the anchor leg for the Jackrabbits, who broke a meet record with a time of 3:37:36 and won the league title by one point.

Mya Greene

Greene dominated at the Citrus Belt League Finals on Thursday, winning four events: the 100 meter hurdles (15.55 seconds), 300 hurdles (47.39), long jump (16 feet, 6 1/2 inches) and triple jump (35-2 1/4).

Ashley Anumba
Los Osos

Anumba was a double winner at the Baseline League Track finals at Rancho Cucamonga, placing first in the discus and shot put with her mark of 156 feet, 1 inch in the discus breaking the league finals meet record. Her best throw in the shot was 42-9 1/4. She now has five league titles to her credit, three in the discus and two in the shot. She plans to go on and compete in track at the Unversity of Pennsylvania.

Kyla Hardy

Hardy delivered a pair of game-winning hits to help Valencia clinch its second consecutive Foothill League title. She delivered an RBI single in the bottom of the seventh on Tuesday to score Ally Shipman in a 2-1 victory over West Ranch, driving in both runs in the game. Hardy followed that up with a grand slam in the top of the eighth inning in a 5-2 win over Saugus on Thursday.

Amanda Campos
Villa Park

The senior shortstop went 5 for 7, belting a three-run home run in a win over Foothill and adding a pair of doubles against Esperanza. Campos knocked in the winning run in a 7-6 victory over Esperanza, giving her six RBI for the week. She upped her average to .475 as Villa Park closed in on a school record for wins in a season.

Liberty Williams
Redlands East Valley

Williams won the 200- and 500-yard freestyle events at the Citrus Belt League at Yucaipa High on Friday and also swam on two winning relay teams.

Kolonnie Green
Great Oak

Green won three events and was the runner-up in a fourth Thursday in the Southwestern League track finals at Temecula Valley High School. Green won the 300 hurdles (45.35), long jump (17-3.75), high jump (5-2) and was second in the 400 (58.74). She wound up scoring 38 points as both Wolfpack teams swept both league finals and won league titles.

Emily Honng

The UCLA bound senior was dominant at the Hacienda League swimming finals, winning the 200-yard invividual medley (2 minutes, 7.31 seconds) and the 100-yard breaststroke (1:05.36). She also was part of the winning 200-yard medley relay team that set a Hacienda league record, winning in 1:48.77. “This was my last league meet so it was memorable,” Honng said. She will compete in this weeks CIF-Southern Section Divisional championships in Riverside.

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