September 2018 Athletes of the Month

September 2018 Athletes of the Month

Dioska Miranda Cheer Sept 2018 AofM

Traditional Cheerleading:  Dioska Miranda  10th Grader Current GPA:  3.00 Varsity

“Dioska is being nominated because she is such a positive influence on the team.  Dioska brings a level of strength to the team

with her strong work ethic, personality, and drive.  On top of this, Dioska is always finding ways to work with her teammates to

make sure her stunts hit to the best of her ability.  Dioska’s competitive edge has become infectious towards her teammates

which makes practice so much more fun!  Godinez cheer is very lucky to have her.”  Coach Prawl

 

Adalberto De Jesus XC Sept 2018 AofM

Boys’ Cross-Country:  Adalberto De Jesus  9th Grader Current GPA:  Varsity

“Adalberto has shown great sportsmanship.  He’s been improving throughout the season and was amongst the top five varsity

runners for our team in our first race.  He comes in as a freshman showing leadership and is the future of this team.” 

Coach Rocha Rodriguez

 

Valentina Toledano XC Sept 2018 AofM

Girls’ Cross-Country: Valentina Toledano  12th Grader Current GPA:  3.83  Varsity

“Valentina is the alpha of our Grizzly pack.  She sets a great example for her peers by enforcing organization and always leading

our cheer.  At her young age, she held herself responsible for completing practices over the summer while working part time.  Her contagious laughter and sunny disposition lightens our team up like fireworks.  We expect great things from Valentina, both

academically and athletically.  Coach Valdez

 

Elijah Robles Football Sept 2018 AofM

Football:  Elijah Robles  12th Grader Current GPA:   2.83 Varsity

“Elijah was the player of the game vs Portola High with 224 yards of total offense, one touchdown, and three tackles.  He was

voted a team captain by his teammates and has developed in to a great leader on and off the field.”  Coach Hernandez

Jasmine Gutierrez Tennis Sept 2018 AofM

Girls’Tennis:  Jasmine Gutierrez  11th Grader Current GPA:  3.86 Varsity

“Despite being her first year on varsity, Jasmine has turned into the most consistent player on the team.  Jasmine has inserted herself into the starting lineup at singles and went undefeated in her first 2 matches.  Jasmine also went undefeated last week at 6-0.  Jasmine works tirelessly to improve and always hustles, remaining positive.”    Coach Cortez

 

Nathan Escobedo Water Polo Sept 2018 AofM

Boys’ Water Polo:  Nathan Escobedo  12th Grader Current GPA: 4.68 Junior Varsity

“Nathan Escobedo is the quintessential scholar athlete.  In the classroom he excels, in fact you have to go back to his 6th grade year to find a grade other than an A (ironically that last B was in PE).  Nathan is a scholar athlete and in top 1% of his class while captaining our boys’ water polo team for the past 2 years.  Nathan is the type of captain coaches dream about, he is positive and leads by example.  He taken on the role of mentor to our entire team and has worked hard to push the young team to focus and learn the game.  Nathan’s leadership has been truly remarkable to watch over the summer and start of the season and I know he will continue to inspire his team in the weeks to come.”  Coach Morris

 

Samantha Villanueva Volleyball Sept 2018 AofM

Girls’ Volleyball:  Samantha Villanueva  12th Grader Current GPA:  3.50  Varsity

“Samantha Villanueva has shown great promise the year before on junior varsity and has exceeded my expectations as a varsity player playing the libero position.  Miss Villanueva is not only a great athlete, but also has a great personality which makes her a great teammate to the players and makes it very easy to coach her.  I am thankful to have this gifted athlete in the volleyball program.”  Coach Sok