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 Oct. 24 to Oct. 29, and then vote for who you think is the best athlete this week. The overall winner will be announced on Friday, Nov. 4.

Voting poll at bottom of the page.

Claudia Lane

Adding to her growingly impressive campaign, Lane reeled home individual medalist honors at the Ventura County Championships at Lake Casitas. In fact, Lane was the runaway winner in 17 minutes, 17 seconds, beating runner-up Sylvia Cruz-Albrecht of Oak Park by over a minute (18:19) to add to her wins that include the Seaside Invitational and the Mt. SAC Inivtaitonal.

Tori Gaitan

Gaitan won the Citrus Belt League title on Saturday, completing the Yucaipa Community Park course in 17 minutes, 26.2 seconds. In the process, she defeated Citrus Valley senior Claire Graves, who suffered the only loss in a league cross country race in her illustrious high school career.

Dani Baum
Riverside Poly

Baum, who skipped playing high school tennis her junior season, came back with a roar this year. She won the Inland Valley League singles championship, 6-3, 6-4, over teammate Dyalla Harb in the league finals tournament Wednesday at Andulka Park.

Angelica Kusnowo
Diamond Bar

Diamond Bar’s fabulous freshman won the CIF Southern Section Southern Region qualifier with a 1-under 70 at the Dad Miller Golf Course. She tied with Sage Hills’ Mary Shin, but won in a cardoff and advances to this weeks CIF individual championships and SCGA qualifying tournament at West Hills golf club in Chino Hills.

Chloe Fields-Owens

Fields-Owens capped a stellar regular season for Carson with 20 kills and nine digs in a 19-25, 29-27, 25-16, 25-19 win over defending L.A. City Section Division I champ El Camino Real last Monday. Fields-Owens and Carson earned the No. 2 seed in the City playoffs.

Vera Ewing
Long Beach Poly

Ewing claimed the Moore League singles championship last week, beating her teammate Mey Phy 6-3, 2-6, 10-8, making her Poly’s first singles title-winner in 13 years. Ewing won the first set and led 3-1 in the second before Phy’s furious comeback forced the thrilling tiebreaker.

Kendall Bolock

The third-seeded Bolock defeated the top two seeds in succession to capture the Citrus Belt League singles championship on Wednesday at the University of Redlands. She beat Yucaipa’s Heather Graf 6-3, 6-2 in the semifinals before defeating top-seeded Hannah Stevenson of Yucaipa 6-2, 6-1 in the final.

Lauren Scambray
Sunny Hills

The junior outside hitter recorded 22 kills with 23 digs to help the Lancers record a five-set victory over La Habra to clinch second place in the Freeway League.

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