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Athlete of the Week Compton Football Golf Long Beach Poly Long Beach State Soccer Water Polo Wilson’s Athletes of the Week

Congratulations to our Athletes of the Week and thanks to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship.


Deon Johnson, Compton Football

Compton’s Deon Johnson had a special night in a win over Lakewood Friday, with a rushing touchdown, an interception, and two fumble recoveries, including one for a score.

Tyson Bordeaux, Long Beach Poly Football

Long Beach Poly senior Tyson Bordeaux has been coming on strong this year, and the 6’5” senior had a pair of touchdown catches in Poly’s win at Jordan last week.

Reece Hammond, Long Beach Poly Water Polo

Reece Hammond had a great game for Poly in a win over Millikan to move into second place in the Moore League last week. Hammond had two goals, four assists, and four steals in the 8-4 victory.

Alyson Sor, Wilson Golf

Wilson junior Alyson Sor claimed the Moore League individual title last week after a marathon five-hole playoff with teammate and best friend Emi Sverduk. Sor, the league champ as a freshman, trailed by four shots heading into the last day but had a 5-under round to force the playoff.


Kayla Cannon, Long Beach State Soccer

Senior Kayla Cannon scored the game-winner in Long Beach State’s 1-0 win over CSUN last week. It’s her third game-winner of the season and led the Beach to their third straight shutout.


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.