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Athletes Of The Week

March 20, 2001

Elizabeth Woepse

Mater Dei, Track and Field

Woepse broke the school record in the girls' pole vault Thursday in a nonleague meet against Woodbridge, clearing 11 feet 1 inch. Woepse, a freshman, made the height on her third attempt, breaking the school record she set earlier in the week by one inch. Her winning mark was also the sixth-best vault in county history. Woepse's previous best was 10 feet 6 inches, which she recorded in an age-group competition last summer.

* Elizabeth Bendig

Foothill, Softball

She was named MVP of the Bullhead City (Ariz.) Tournament of Champions, pitching Foothill to the title game.

* Brooke Weekley

Capistrano Valley, Softball

On the mound she was 5-1; at the plate, 9 for 22 with 4 doubles and a triple. She was named Cypress tournament MVP.

Cameron Ball

Corona del Mar, Tennis

He upset Palos Verdes Peninsula's Jeff Kazarian, 8-3, in singles Saturday at the National High School

Tennis All-American tournament. It was Ball's first victory over Kazarian, who is ranked

82nd nationally and 12th in Southern California in boys' 18s. Ball, who was unbeaten in the tournament for the second straight year, was named to the all-tournament team. He is ranked 198th nationally, 15th in Southern California.

* Shaun Michel

Mater Dei, Basketball

He had nine points and four steals off the bench in Mater Dei's win over Modesto Christian in the state championship.

* Jeff Flaig

El Dorado, Baseball

He pitched a no-hitter, striking out three, in El Dorado's win over defending Empire League champion Kennedy.

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