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Athlete of the Week Basketball Cabrillo Long Beach State Soccer St. Anthony’s Athletes of the Week

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Congratulations to our Athletes of the Week and thanks to the Long Beach Century Club and Naples Rib Company for their support.


Maralyn Marquez/Stephanie Salgado, Cabrillo Soccer

Cabrillo defender Maralyn Marquez and goalkeeper Stephanie Salgado were key in putting up a shutout during the Jaguars’ 0-0 Moore League girls’ soccer opener against Lakewood.

Quincy Phillips, St. Anthony Basketball

Quincy Phillips made sure St. Anthony pulled out the win against Wilson in a hard-fought contest last week, improving the Saints to 2-0 against the Moore League. The senior guard had a game-high 23 points.


Jadon Jones, Long Beach State Basketball

Jadon Jones scored 24 points and added six rebounds in the team’s return to the Walter Pyramid, leading all scorers in an 83-73 win over Sacramento State.

Savannah Tucker, Long Beach State Basketball

Long Beach State got a road win over Pepperdine to stay on the right side of .500 last week, and Savannah Tucker had a team-high 14 points to lead the Beach to victory.

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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.