The562’s Athletes of the Week is sponsored by the Long Beach Century Club.
Congratulations to our Athletes of the Week and thanks to the Long Beach Century Club and Naples Rib Company for their support.
Jordan Anderson, Millikan Football
Millikan junior Jordan Anderson had a great game for the Rams in their playoff opener blowout. Anderson had two touchdown catches and also a high-point interception on defense.
Zion Smith, Lakewood Football
Lakewood’s Zion Smith helped catapult the Lancers to their first home playoff win since 2010 on Friday. Smith had an interception and a touchdown in the Lakewood win over Hemet.
Jason Parra, Millikan Cross Country
Millikan junior Jason Parra is three for three, as he won his third Moore League individual championship with a near-record time of 14:33 over three miles at Heartwell Park.
Avery Peck, Long Beach Poly Cross Country
Long Beach Poly freshman Avery Peck officially stamped her incredible debut season with a Moore League individual championship at Heartwell Park last week, finishing in 18:24.
Hailey Stoskopf, Millikan Golf
Millikan freshman Hailey Stoskopf led the Rams to their first-ever CIF-SS championship. Stoskopf shot a team-best score of 86 to lead Millikan to the win.
Sean Tunnicliff, Wilson Water Polo
Wilson senior Sean Tunnicliff scored a game-high six goals in the Bruins’ first round playoff win last week.
Summer Laskey, Long Beach State Soccer
Summer Laskey scored the game-winner for Long Beach State in the Beach’s Big West Tournament semifinal win over Cal Poly, which put them in the conference championship game where they lost to Irvine.