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.
Ryann Bennett, St. Anthony Basketball
St. Anthony senior Ryann Bennett led the Saints to a 3-1 start to the season last year, as she averaged a team-high 18.3 points per game, along with 5 rebounds, 4 steals, and 2 assists per game as well.
Quincy Phillips, St. Anthony Basketball
St. Anthony got off to a nice start to the season with a big win over Long Beach Poly last week, led by senior guard Quincy Phillips, who had an efficient 30-point performance in the win over the Jackrabbits.
Jason Parra, Millikan Cross Country
Millikan senior Jason Parra made history last weekend, winning an individual CIF-SS Division 1 cross country title with a time of 13:57 at Mt. SAC, the fastest time ever by a CIF-SS champion. Parra is the first-ever Rams individual cross country CIF-SS champion.
Marcus Tsohonis, Long Beach State Basketball
Tsohonis scored 35 points on 12-of-19 shooting as Long Beach State went into Ann Arbor and defeated Michigan, 94-86. In addition to his scoring totals, Tsohonis had a career-high 7 rebounds and made three assists and two steals against the Wolverines.