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GIRLS' ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

March 25, 1993

Nakaiah Tate

School: Poly High

Sport: Gymnastics

Class: Senior

Tate easily captured the overall championship of a dual meet with Millikan High, both of Long Beach. She took first place in all four events--balance beam, parallel bars, vault and floor exercise--as the Jackrabbits won, 143-137.4.

Other top prep performers:

Adriana Cuevas, a Norwalk High sophomore, helped her track team defeat Fullerton, 66-60. Cuevas took first place in the 100-meter low hurdles, high jump, long jump and triple jump.

Jenine Salamun, a sophomore pitcher for the Wilson High softball team of Long Beach, held Artesia High to three hits and drove in the game's only run with a triple in the top of the 8th inning for a 1-0 victory.

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