Congratulations to our Athletes of the Week and thanks to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship.
Amir Diaz Espinoza, Long Beach Poly Soccer
Long Beach Poly goalie Amir Diaz Espinoza helped the Jackrabbits nab a scoreless draw against CIF-SS Division 1 No. 5 Cathedral last week. He had 10 saves in the game including a last-minute PK save.
Chris Willis, Lakewood Basketball
Lakewood stud Chris Willis helped the Lancers to a 4-0 performance and the team championship in the Sonora Cage Classic last week. Willis hit the game-winning layup in a win over Mayfair in the championship and was named Tourney MVP. Willis had 25 points in the win over Canyon as well.
Tatiana Fernandez, St. Anthony Soccer
St. Anthony two-sport star Tatiana Fernandez had a big game on the pitch last week in a 4-1 win for the Saints’ girls’ soccer team. Fernandez, who also runs cross country at the school, had a hat trick in the win over St. Pius X-St. Matthias Academy.
Justina King, Long Beach State Basketball
Senior Justina King led the way with a team-leading 15 points, while adding three rebounds, three assists, and three steals in a win over Air Force last week. Long Beach State remained undefeated with the win.