Athletes of the Week
Posted December 09, 2016
Selina Xu, Kristin Sellers
The sophomore and junior shared setting duties all season in leading the Knights to their first-ever state title. Xu recorded a triple-double in the title game with 12 kills, 10 digs and 19 assists. Sellers had 22 assists and has been a team leader.
Gunn's lone returning starter scored 70 points in helping the Titans win the James Lick Invitational Classic over the weekend. Lee-Heidenreich, also a track and field star, will be attending Princeton in the fall, where he will compete as a high jumper.
Fola AkinolaMenlo-Atherton wrestling
Greer HoyemMenlo-Atherton basketball
Chloe JapicPalo Alto soccer
Livienna LieMenlo-Atherton wrestling
Kayla TahaafeEastside Prep basketball
Mia VandermeerMenlo volleyball
Matthew BarberPriory soccer
Kenzo MorabaiPalo Alto soccer
Nolan PetersonMenlo soccer
Demarco ShepardGunn basketball
Kent Slaney *Palo Alto cross country
Neil VerwillowPalo Alto soccer
* Previous Winner
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