Athletes of the Week
Posted November 06, 2015
Sacred Heart Prep water polo
The junior water polo player had five goals as the Gators clinched the WCAL regular-season title before adding 12 goals during a 3-1 finish (best since 2007) that earned them second place at the NorCal Championships.
Andrew Daschbach, Mason Randall
Sacred Heart Prep football
Daschbach, a senior two-way player, caught a career-high 12 passes for a school-record 251 yards plus three touchdowns from Randall, a senior QB who completed 17 of 23 passes for 297 yards in a win over unbeaten Burlingame.
Leanna Collins*Menlo-Atherton volleyball
Jessica LeePalo Alto volleyball
Naomi LeeMenlo golf
Sophie Siminoff *Menlo golf
Lydia TsaiGunn golf
Stephanie Yu *Palo Alto golf
Finn Banks*Sacred Heart Prep water polo
Tiago Bonchristiano *Menlo water polo
Eli GivensPalo Alto football
Jordan Mims *Menlo-Atherton football
Kyle MurphyPinewood football
Hayden PegleyMenlo football
* Previous Winner
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The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.