Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Southern California High School Athlete of the Week for May 3-9 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote at the bottom of the page. Voting will conclude on Sunday at 11:59 p.m and the winner will be announced Monday. If you would like to make a nomination in a future week, please email email@example.com or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveca.
THIS WEEK’S SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ATHLETE OF THE WEEK NOMINEES:
Nick Herrmann, Torrey Pines G: Herrmann had a career high 38 points on 15 of 23 shooting to help the Falcons take down Bonita Vista, 85-63.
Kristian Gonzalez, Mission Bay G: Gonzalez had 41 points, eight rebounds, and four assists to help the Buccaneers to a 91-36 win over Hilltop.
Zack Farrell, San Marcos OF: Farrell hit a grand slam and drove in five runs to help the Knights take down Rancho Bernardo last week.
Marcelo Mayer, Eastlake INF: Mayer had three home runs last week including a grand slam in last week’s 10-0 win over Hilltop.
Ari Long, Valley View: Long extended her 30-point streak to six straight games. She had 33 points, 15 rebounds, and five steals in last week’s win over Riverside Poly.
Emma Svoboda, La Quinta C: Svoboda had 30 points in last week’s win over Rancho Mirage. The Oklahoma-signee also added 16 rebounds, five blocks, and five steals.
Devyn Greer, Huntington Beach OF: Greer went 4-4 with two home runs and six runs batted in during last week’s win over Los Alamitos.
Brianna Lopez, Ramona LHP: In two games against Norte Vista last week, Lopez pitched 12 total innings, allowed four hits, zero runs, and struck out 23 batters.
Mateo Matthews, Ayala INF: Matthews hit a home run in each game against Claremont last week and has now hit a home run in five of his last six games.
Ryan Johnson, Palisades OF: Johnson went 6-6 last week in two games against North Hollywood and Venice with four doubles and five runs batted in.
Jake Thrift, Moorpark LHP: In last week’s win against Oak Park, Thrift pitched six innings, allowed two hits, no walks, and struck out 15 batters.
Jincho Rivera, St. Joseph Santa Maria F: Rivera had 27 points and 11 rebounds in Saturday’s win over Bullard.
Vincent Signorelli, Victory Christian G: Signorellis had a combined 66 points over two games last week and hit 15 three-pointers to help the Knights to two wins.
Wayne McKinney, Coronado G: McKinney had 42 points, 11 rebounds, and six assists against Torrey Pines in last week’s matchup.
Carson Frincke, Carlsbad G: Frincke has made multiple three-pointers in each game for the Lancers this season. He was 7 for 15 from long range in two games last week.