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Athletes of the Week

April 10, 2001

Scott Akamine

Savanna, Baseball

Akamine, a senior pitcher, remained on the mound despite being hampered by a pulled hamstring suffered in the fourth inning. He went on to carry the Rebels to a decisive

7-3 victory over Valencia in an Orange

League

game on Friday. Akamine dominated, striking out 15 and allowing only two earned runs. The victory improved his record to 3-2 and pulled Savanna into a three-way tie for second place in league.

* Alex Marbley

Tustin, Track and Field

He cleared 6-11 1/2 in the high jump against Santa Ana Thursday, the best by a county athlete since 1997.

* Patrick Buchanan

FOR THE RECORD
Los Angeles Times Tuesday April 17, 2001 Orange County Edition Special Section Part V Page 4 Sports Desk 1 inches; 19 words Type of Material: Correction
Swimming: Irvine's Courtney Cashion was athlete of the week for April 2-8, but her picture did not appear in Prep Extra's April 10 issue.
PHOTO: Swimming: Irvine's Courtney Cashion was athlete of the week for April 2-8, but her picture did not appear in Prep Extra's April 10 issue.

Servite, Tennis

He defeated previously undefeated Jeffrey Das of Troy to help the unbeaten Friars upset the third-ranked Warriors.

Courtney Cashion

Irvine, Swimming

Cashion, a freshman, helped the Vaqueros to their sixth consecutive title at the Southern Section Relays. She anchored the winning 300-yard freestyle relay team that broke a 12-year meet record, winning in 2:29.99. In the 400 freestyle, she led off with a county-best leg of 51.50 as the Vaqueros broke their own meet record by nearly three seconds. In the 200 medley, she anchored a squad that broke an 18-year meet record in 1:47.31.

* Stephanie Chambers

San Clemente, Swimming

She anchored the 200 butterfly relay team that handed Irvine its only loss at the Southern Section Relays.

* Brittany Crouch

Woodbridge, Softball

She pitched a three-hitter, tripled and scored three runs as Woodbridge upset No. 6 Laguna Hills, 5-1.

To nominate an Athlete of the Week, call (714) 966-5904 or fax (714) 966-5663.

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