Vote now: Who should be SBLive’s Southern California High School Athlete of the Week?

Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Southern California High School Athlete of the Week for May 24-30 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 or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveca.


Braeden Ross, Christian OF/RHP: Ross had nine hits, including three home runs and 12 runs batted in to help the Patriots sweep High Tech in league play.

Kassius Thomas, Sierra Canyon RHP: Thomas allowed only one hit and struck out 14 batters to help the Trailblazers take down Windward, 3-0.

Cody Delvecchio, Mission Hills RHP: Delvecchio pitched six innings, allowed one hit, and struck out 12 batters to help the Grizzlies take down Escondido, 17-0.

James Ellsberry, Big Bear OF: Ellsberry had two doubles and five runs batted in during last week’s 14-6 win over Academy for Academic Excellence.

Troy Barbarin Jr, Arlington G: Barbarin has seven three-pointers in his last two games, giving him 77 on the season.

Kyle Frelow, Heritage Christian F: Frelow had 106 rebounds for the Warriors during the month of May, averaging nearly 12 per game.

Jessica Grant, Mission Hills G: Grant has knocked down 26 three-pointers in her last six games including 14 during last week’s two-game sweep of San Marcos.

Julia Cosalan, Bonita Vista G: Cosalan has 24 three-pointers in her last three games including 11 during a win over Chula Vista last week in which she finished with 39 points.

Dejah Saldivar, Xavier Prep (Palm Desert): Saldivar has made a three-pointer in 25 of 26 games during her freshman season and made six during a win over Pioneer last week.

Kiki Iriafen, Harvard Westlake F: Iriafen dominated against Lynwood last week, scoring 37 points and grabbing 25 rebounds in an 80-54 win over Lynwood.

Alyssa Thompson, Harvard Westlake F: Thompson had four goals in the CIF Southern Section Division 1 Championship to help the Wolverines to a 5-0 win over Villa Park.

Joe Avalos, Valhalla G: Avalos has 61 points over his last two games against West Hills and Morse while hitting 13 three-pointers during that time.

Conner Udolph, Westlake M: Udolph is averaging four goals per game so far to help Westlake Lacrosse to a 17-2 record. He had ten goals in the win over Oaks Christian.

Olivia Gritzmacher, Newport Harbor M: Gritzmacher has scored 92 goals so far this season and had four goals and three assists in last week’s win over Chaminade.

Allie Lee, San Marcos A: Lee has scored 19 goals in her last three matches and had ten goals in a 14-13 win over La Costa Canyon.

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