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Athletes of the Week

Posted February 13, 2019

Klara Astrom
Pinewood basketball

The senior scored 65 points in two games last week as the Panthers clinched the WBAL Foothill Division title. She also had 13 rebounds and five assists. She recorded seven steals in a win over Menlo.


Timothy Waymouth
Gunn wrestling

The senior won the 152-pound weight class at the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League championships over the weekend and Gunn finished fifth. Waymouth pinned four opponents en route to the title.


Honorable Mention

Sophie Jones

Menlo soccer

Hannah Jump

Pinewood basketball

Linnea Lindblom

Menlo-Atherton basketball

Carly Martin

Palo Alto basketball

Ria Rajput

Gunn basketball

Emersen Sweeney

Gunn soccer

Jacob Anderson

Sacred Heart Prep soccer

Andrew Wang, Cade Creighton

Palo Alto wrestling

Josh Kasevich

Palo Alto baseball

Dash Lee

Gunn wrestling

Adar Schwarzbach *

Palo Alto wrestling

Ryan von Thaden

Sacred Heart Prep basketball

Matt Ward

Mid-Peninsula basketball

* Previous Winner

Previous Weeks

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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