Click on the newspaper links below the athlete’s name to read about their performance from April 23 to April 28, and then vote for who you think is the best athlete this week. The overall winner will be announced on Friday, May 4.
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Crisera, last year’s Daily Breeze swimmer of the year, won the 200 freestyle (1:49.22) and 100 back (55.55) at last week’s Bay League finals. Her time in the 200 set school and league records, and her time in the 100 was also a league record. Crisera also led off the 200 free relay with a 23.53 split, helping the Mustangs set a league record.
Long Beach Poly
Oca won two individuals events and was part of two winning relays at the Moore League swimming finals as the Jackrabbits won their third straight league title. Oca broke the meet record in the 100-yard butterfly and was part of the 200 medley relay that broke the league record.
Pastrana, a CIF State qualifier last season, won an unprecedented fourth Hacienda League championship in the girls triple jump on Thursday, May 3, at Los Altos High with a mark of 39 feet. The effort placed her 15th in the current state rankings. She has signed with Cal State Fullerton on a track scholarship.
Redlands East Valley
D’Arcy helped the Wildcats repeat as Citrus Belt League champions, winning a pair of individual events and helping two relay teams to victory. She won the 100-yard freestyle in 51.18 seconds and the 100 breaststroke in 1:05.12. D’Arcy never lost a race at the Citrus Belt League championships in her career, winning seven individual championships and nine relay titles.
Delgadillo went 10 for 12 at the plate last week as the Bears remained undefeated in the Inland Valley League and clinched the league championship for the second consecutive season. Delgadillo had five doubles and three home runs, giving her a 2.000 slugging percentage for the week. She also scored eight runs and drove in eight.
Spitz delivered a historically dominating performance at the Sunset League finals at Golden West College. The junior set two individual meet records that rank in the top-three in Orange County history and helped Newport Harbor break two meet records on relays. She won the 200-yard freestyle in 1 minute, 45.44 seconds — third fastest in county history – and the 100 free in 48.88 seconds – the second-fastest time in county history and just two-tenths off the O.C. record.
Robinson-Hubbard was impressive at the Marmonte League finals on Friday, winning three events that included the 100- and 300-meter hurdles in 15.01 and 43.99, respectively. She also won the 400 meters (56.07).
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