Athlete of the Week Baseball Cabrillo Long Beach Poly Softball Track & Field Volleyball Wilson’s Athletes Of The Week

Congratulations to this week’s Athletes of the Week and thanks to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship.


Ava Trachta, Wilson Softball

Wilson bounced back with a big win over Poly last week, with Ava Trachta racking up five RBIs thanks to a home run and a double against the Jackrabbits.

Armando Bryson, Wilson Track

Senior Armando Bryson ran a state-best 1:54.24 to win the Mt. Carmel Invitational 800 meter title on Saturday, giving him top 10 times in the state in the 400 and 800.

Jake Miller, Long Beach Poly Volleyball

Poly senior Jake Miller helped lead the Jackrabbits to a big win over Wilson last week, with a match high 16 kills and three blocks, as well as an ace.

Dylan Gambino, Cabrillo Baseball

Gambino and the Jaguars didn’t get the win over Poly last week, but they did push the league-leading Jackrabbits to a 1-0 decision. Gambino yielded six hits in a complete-game one run effort on the mound.


Mike Guardabascio
An LBC native, Mike Guardabascio has been covering Long Beach sports professionally for 13 years, with his work published in dozens of Southern California magazines and newspapers. He's won numerous awards for his writing as well as the CIF Southern Section’s Champion For Character Award, and is the author of three books about Long Beach history.