Athlete of the Week Jordan Long Beach Poly Long Beach State St. Anthony Wilson

The 562.org’s Athletes of the Week

Congrats to the honorees in this week’s supersized Athletes of the Week. HIGH SCHOOL Joey Vega, Wilson Softball Wilson pitcher Joey Vega battled through a leg injury last week to help lead Wilson to its first postseason win in seven years. Vega pitched a complete game and yielded just two runs, and he had a […]

Athlete of the Week Long Beach State Millikan

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Congrats to this week’s winners! HIGH SCHOOL Jenna Sonnenberg, Millikan Diving Millikan sophomore Jenna Sonnenberg made history last week, claiming the CIF Southern Section Division 2 diving championship. Sonnenberg finished with a score of 514.30, easily besting second-place Katelynn Shaheen of Crescenta Valley, who finished with 490.90. COLLEGE Clayton Andrews, Dirtbags Baseball The Big West’s […]

Athlete of the Week Cabrillo Lakewood Long Beach Poly Long Beach State Millikan Wilson

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The Week of Champions deserves a supersized Athletes of the Week–congrats to all the winners. HIGH SCHOOL Kelly Hawkshaw, Millikan Baseball In a must-win game, Millikan starter Kelly Hawkshaw took a no-hitter into the sixth against Poly. Hawkshaw retired 11 in a row from the second to the fifth inning, and Millikan went on to […]

Athlete of the Week Lakewood Long Beach State Wilson

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Welcome back to this week’s The562.org Athletes of the Week. HIGH SCHOOL Eddie Gaxiola, Lakewood Baseball Sophomore Eddie Gaxiola had a day to remember for Lakewood last week in a must-win Moore League contest against Poly. Gaxiola went 4-for-4 and hit a walkoff shot into the outfield to drive in the game-winning run in a […]

Athlete of the Week Jordan Long Beach City College Long Beach State Wilson

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This week’s Athletes of the Week, presented by Naples Rib Company. HIGH SCHOOL Josh Lambert, Wilson Volleyball Wilson’s Josh Lambert had a special week last week. He led his Bruins to a big-time upset of Lakewood, handing the Lancers their first loss of the Moore League schedule; Lambert had 22 kills and 10 digs in […]

Athlete of the Week Lakewood Toyota Grand Prix Of Long Beach Wilson

The562.org’s Athletes of the Week

This week’s edition of our weekly awards. HIGH SCHOOL Joey Vega, Wilson Softball Wilson softball broke Lakewood’s 65-game Moore League win streak last week, thanks in large part to a great performance from senior Joey Vega, who scattered eight hits and a walk with eight strikeouts in a complete game performance. She stranded four runners […]

Athlete of the Week Long Beach City College Long Beach Poly Long Beach State Wilson

The562.org’s Athletes Of The Week

Welcome back to the562.org’s Athletes of the Week, released every Monday. HIGH SCHOOL Ariyonna Augustine, Long Beach Poly Track California’s reigning sprint queen put on a show last weekend at the Arcadia Invitational. The LSU signee won the 100 and 200 state championship last year and already owned this year’s top time in the 200 […]

Athlete of the Week Long Beach Poly Long Beach State Millikan

The562.org’s Athletes Of The Week

Welcome back to another edition of the562.org’s Athletes of the Week. HIGH SCHOOL Nolan Brown, Long Beach Poly Baseball Long Beach Poly didn’t beat any of the three other Moore League playoff baseball teams last season, and wanted to change that this year. Their power-packed lineup pulled off an 11-10 extra-innings win over Lakewood last […]

Athlete of the Week Lakewood Long Beach City College Long Beach State

The562.org Athletes Of The Week

Welcome back to the562.org’s Athletes of the Week, honoring the best of the best each Monday from around the city. HIGH SCHOOL Teilon Tufuga, Lakewood Volleyball Junior standout Teilon Tufuga has been a standout for the Lancers the last two years, and he was sensational last week on the road in a sweep of defending […]