Athletes of the Week

Posted March 20, 2019

Leiney Paul
Menlo-Atherton lacrosse

The senior did a lot of everything for the Bears, who won twice last week. She combined for eight goals, six assists, eight ground balls and four caused turnovers in wins over Gunn and Burlingame.

Jared Freeman
Gunn track & field

The senior set personal bests in each the discus and shot put at the St. Francis Invitational, winning both events. His 158-3 in discus and 53-1 in the shot put are the top marks in the Central Coast Section.

Honorable Mention

Jessica Eagle

Menlo-Atherton track & field

Genna Gibbons

Sacred Heart Prep lacrosse

Michelle Louie

Menlo track & field

Theresa McGannon

Menlo-Atherton lacrosse

Maansay Rishi

Gunn track & field

Charlotte Tomkinson

Menlo track & field

Justin Chiao

Gunn track & field

Pete Discher

Sacred Heart Prep baseball

Alex Evans

Palo Alto track & field

Noa Ngalu *

Menlo-Atherton track & field

Coby Wiebe

Sacred Heart Prep lacrosse

Ryan Young

Menlo lacrosse

* Previous Winner

Previous Weeks

March 13, 2019
(Avery Lee/Dean Casey)

March 06, 2019
(Coco Layton/Andrei Volgin)

February 27, 2019
(Folashade Akinola/Isaiah Saams-Hoy)

February 20, 2019
(Evelyn Calhoon, Lauren McDonnell/Abby Ericson, Folashade Akinola)

February 13, 2019
(Klara Astrom/Timothy Waymouth)

February 06, 2019
(Sharon Nejad/Andrew Wang)

January 30, 2019
(Mina Tameilau/Liam Johnson)

January 23, 2019
(Hannah Jump/Raymond Reece)

January 16, 2019
(Catie Cassani/Joshua Meyers)

January 09, 2019
(Avery Lee/Charlie Williams)


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