Southern California Female Athlete of the Week, November 26 – Orange County Registry
Each week, the publications of the 11 properties of the Southern California News Group (Orange County Register, LA Daily News, Press-Enterprise, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Long Beach Press-Telegram, The Daily Breeze, San Bernardino Sun, Daily Bulletin, Redlands Daily Facts, Whittier Daily News and Pasadena-Star News) select the Athletes of the Week for their respective regions.
Each athlete is then entered into the overall Southern California Athlete of the Week vote.
Click on the newspaper links under the athlete’s name to read more about their performances from the past week, then vote for who you think deserves the highest honor.
Readers are allowed to vote multiple times. Voting ends at midnight, but final totals are not always immediately reflected due to processing.
BOY ATHLETE OF THE WEEK VOTING
The big winner will be announced on Friday November 26.
Voting survey at the bottom of the page.
Mia Chavez, Chino: Chavez won the Division 3 women’s individual title at the CIF Southern Section Championships at Mt. San Antonio College, as she completed the course in 17 minutes, 36.1 seconds. Chavez won the Division 3 race by 6.3 seconds and posted the 12th fastest time in all divisions. This is the third individual CIF-SS title for Chavez in the calendar year. She won Division 2 titles in the 800 and 1600-meter races at the track and field championships in June.
Omamoke Okah, Oaks Christian: The 6-foot-3 center was the anchor for the Lions’ 4-0 start this season. The exceptional junior had 11 points and nine rebounds in a 54-35 victory over Simi Valley before having 14 points and 19 rebounds in a 61-47 victory over Daily News’ fourth-ranked team, Chaminade.
Camille Lindsay, Long Beach Poly: Two-time League champion Moore finished 10th in the Division 1 race at the CIF Southern Section Championships at Mt. San Antonio College. She qualified for Saturday’s CIF State Championships in Fresno. Lindsay completed the Mount SAC three-hill course in 18 minutes, 11.4 seconds, more than a minute faster than her time in the prelims the previous weekend.
Madison Watts, Mary Star: Watts picked up where it left off last season. In three games last week, she averaged 26 points as the Stars advanced in the tournament in Santiago. Watts had 29 points, 11 rebounds, four blocks in a 57-45 win over Santiago.
Leigh Chien, University: Chien rolled a 68 of 3 under par and won the CIF State Individual Championship in a one hole playoff at Poppy Hills Golf Course in Pebble Beach. She made the playoff hole by 5.
Ashley Yun, Walnut: Yun concluded a terrific season with a second place finish at the CIF State Championships at the Poppy Hills Golf Course in Pebble Beach. Yun lost in the playoffs for first place to University High of Irvine’s Leigh Chien after both finished the round 3 under par. A week earlier, Yun won the CIF-SS Division 1 individual crown while helping his team win the Division 1 title.