Winning Numbers: A poll that saw a total of 15,006 votes, Maddie Nunley drew the majority. A winning tally of 7,391 votes helped Nunley edge second-place finisher Clare Lenihan from Chadwick (6,757 votes) to win this week’s SoCal Prep Legends Girls Athlete of the Week.
The setter racked up 53 assists Thursday in a five-set victory over Santiago. Nunley had 19 of those assists in the third set, when she guided the offense to a .552 attacking percentage in that frame. Vista won the match, 25-19, 22-25, 25-17, 23-25, 15-12.
Final Tally: (Total Votes: 15,006)
Maddie Nunley, Vista Murrieta 7,391 49.25%
Clare Lenihan, Chadwick 6,757 45.03%
Annaka Jorgenson, Ontario Christian 604 4.03%
Katie Lukes, San Juan Hills 179 1.19%
Kayla Lund, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy 38 0.25%
Kayla Fisher, Yucaipa 37 0.25% 0.25%
NOTE: Each Athlete of the Week is announced on ABC7’s 6 p.m. evening news broadcast every Friday. Be sure to tune in!