February 2020 Athletes of the Month

ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

FEBRUARY 2020

Basketball – Andrew Valdez

Boys’ Basketball:    Andrew Valdez (#359773) 11th Grader Current GPA: 2.50 Varsity

“Andrew has quickly turned himself into one of Orange County’s top players.  Andrew led the Grizzlies averaging 23 points per game, placing him in the top 10 in Orange County.  Only a junior, Andrew has a terrific future ahead of him.”  Coach Coombs

Basketbal – Monse Mejia

Girls’ Basketball:   Monserrath Mejia Esquivel (#348813) 12th Grader Current GPA: 2.83 Varsity

“Monse wrapped up Golden West League play by being one of the most dominating players around the basket.  She averaged 6.7 points per game, 4 rebounds, and 2.3 blocks in league play.  When voluntary workouts were held at 6:00am she took advantage of that time and worked to improve her game.  Coaches were able to take notice of her improvements in practice and in games.  Monse’s putting in work off the court as well, she’s the Key Club event coordinator and has a 3.7 weighted GPA.  Keep up the outstanding work and continue the G.R.I.N.D.”  Coach Alaman

Soccer – Gabe Contreras

Boys’ Soccer:   Gabriel Contreras (#450012) 11th Grader Current GPA: 4.00 Varsity

“Gabe has been an instrumental part of the team success this season.  In addition, he is an outstanding young man who is extremely responsible, mature and hardworking.  He is currently earning 5 A’s and a B in his classes.  He is the ultimate representative of Godinez Champions of Character.”   Coach Fernandez

Soccer – Juliett Vazquez

Girls’ Soccer:   Juliett Vazquez (#432514) 11th Grader Current GPA: 3.83 Varsity

“Juliett suffered a serious knee injury right before her junior soccer season.  After sitting out and rehabbing her knee for over a year, she has made a huge comeback.  She has played in 9 games and has 4 goals.  Her positive attitude and hard work are contagious on and off the field.  The soccer program will definitely miss her when she graduates this year.”  Coach MacLennan

Water Polo – Joselyn Bernal

Girls’ Water Polo:   Joselyn Bernal (#347059) 12th Grader Current GPA:  3.16  Varsity

“Joselyn has demonstrated what it means to be a captain this season.  She always worked hard to improve while also trying to maintain positivity and spreading support at all times.  An overall great player and Champion of Character.”  Coach Cruz

Wrestling – Nicolas Lugarda

Boys’ Wrestling:    Nicolas Lugarda (#452733) 11th Grader Current GPA: 2.66 Varsity

“Nicolas was one of our top male wrestlers this season as a CIF-SS qualifier and placed 8th at individuals.”   Coach Corona

Wrestling – Viridiana Sanchez

Girls’ Wrestling:    Viridiana Sanchez (#365953) 10th Grader Current GPA: 3.94  Varsity

“Viridiana had a great sophomore year!  She qualified for CIF-SS Individuals and we are looking forward to her continued

growth as a wrestler as a junior.”  Coach Corona