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Athletes Of The Week

February 27, 2001

Anthony Rodriquez

Calvary Chapel, Wrestling

Rodriquez defeated defending state and Masters champion Orlando Galvan of Loara to win the Southern



meet title at 112


Rodriquez took seventh at


and state last year. It was the first time Rodriquez faced Galvan this season, and his 5-3 victory helped Calvary Chapel win the team title by more than 144 points. The Eagles advanced a record 10 wrestlers to this weekend's state finals.

* Cameron Kolovos

Los Alamitos, Soccer

Scored three goals in victories over Redlands East Valley and Capistrano Valley that advanced Griffins to semifinals.

* Jamal Sampson

Mater Dei, Basketball

Had 27 points and 20 rebounds in quarterfinal win over Canyon and 17 points in second-round win over La Sierra.

Erika Figge

Santa Margarita, Water Polo

Figge scored seven goals in two games as Santa Margarita, which won the Southern Section Division IV girls' water polo cham-


last season, earned a trip to this season's

Division I title game against Foothill.

Figge had two goals in the second-seeded Eagles' 8-5 semifinal victory over El Toro Friday. On Tuesday, she scored five goals and had two assists in Santa Margarita's 12-6 victory over Los Alamitos.

* Tawnya Patino

El Dorado, Soccer

Recorded 22 saves in two games, leading El Dorado to the semifinals for the first time in school history.

* Veronica Johns-Richardson

Troy, Basketball

Had 39 points, 17 assists, 17 rebounds and 15 steals in two games to help Troy advance to the Division I-A final.


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