Palo Alto Weekly

Sports - September 17, 2010

High School Athletes of the Week

Julia Li

Gunn High

The junior libero had 28 digs in a five-game victory over Homestead and then added 33 digs and eight aces while winning MVP honors as the Titans' volleyball team went 7-1 and won the championship of the Central California Classic.

Jordan Williams

Menlo School

The senior running back/defensive back scored two touchdowns, including the winner with 11 seconds to play, and intercepted two passes to spark the Knights to a 34-29 comeback football victory over defending CCS champ Carmel.

Honorable mention

Catherine Donahoe

Sacred Heart Prep water polo

Nicole Grimwood

Gunn volleyball

Kristy Jorgensen

Menlo tennis

Adrienne Thom

Gunn volleyball

Natasha von Kaeppler

Castilleja water polo

Sallie Walecka

Castilleja water polo

Jack Beckwith

Menlo-Atherton cross country

Christoph Bono

Palo Alto football

Alex Gow

Menlo-Atherton water polo

James McDaniel

Priory football

Beau Nichols

Menlo football

Colin Terndrup

Sacred Heart Prep football

* previous winner

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