Castro Valley girls basketball G Lauren Green voted SBLive’s Northern California High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Castro Valley girls basketball guard Lauren Green for being voted SBLive’s Northern California High School Athlete of the Week for Dec. 20-26!

The senior exploded for 32 points on 10-18 shooting (5-6 3FG) plus seven rebounds, three assists, and four steals in the Trojans’ only game last week, a 61-53 win against Amador Valley.

Green received 54.32% of the vote, beating out El Camino (Sacramento)’s Kiku Parker who finished second with 43.47%.

We are currently accepting Northern California Athlete of the Week nominations. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email or message us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveca. 

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for the week of Dec. 20-26:


Talia Maxwell, Central (Fresno) F:

Maxwell led the Grizzlies to four wins in four days averaging 21 PPG on 52% FG, plus 9.3 rebounds, three steals, and four blocks per game.

Tanya Ghai, Saratoga G:

Ghai averaged 20.3 points, 2.3 assists, and 2.3 steals per game as the Falcons went 2-1 last week.

Natalie Pasco, San Ramon Valley F:

Pasco dropped 35 points and 14 rebounds in an 80-42 rout of James Logan.

Amanda Muse, Heritage (Brentwood) C:

In the two games she played in last week, Muse led the Eagles to wins against Rocklin and Woodcreek averaging 21 points and 11 rebounds per game on 55% shooting.

Nia Coleman, Monte Vista G:

In the Mustangs’ only game last week, a blowout of Irvington, Coleman stuffed the stat sheet with 20 points on 7-11 shooting, 13 rebounds, eight assists, and four steals.

Meadow Rowland, San Joaquin Memorial F:

Rowland recorded 23 points, 12 rebounds, eight steals, four blocks, and three more deflections in SJM’s only game last week, a blowout of Mission Oak.

Keyonee Neal, Rancho Cotate F:

Neal put up a 21-point, 17-board, 10-assist, five-steal triple-double last week in a 52-42 win over Santa Rosa. She finished with 16 points, eight rebounds, two assists, three steals, and three blocks in Rancho’s other game, a loss against San Marin.

Maya Pollard, San Leandro G:

Pollard erupted for 26 points on 9-15 shooting (8-10 from three) to lead the Pirates to a 20-point win against Liberty (Brentwood).

Madison Butcher, Del Oro G:

Butcher scored 22 points on 8-10 shooting (4-6 from three, EFG of 100%) to go with two assists, three steals, and two drawn chargers in a trouncing of Franklin (Elk Grove).

Bailie Clark, Calaveras G:

In two games last week, both wins, Clark averaged 16.5 points, 12 rebounds, four assists, and 5.5 steals per game.

Katie Leeth, Lincoln (Lincoln) F:

Leeth averaged 21.5 points on over 50% shooting, 10 rebounds, two assists, three steals, and 3.5 blocks per game as the Fighting Zebras went 2-0.

Ciera Thibodeau, Orestimba C:

Thibodeau posted 24 points on 11-18 shooting and 11 rebounds in a 51-34 win against Golden Valley (Merced).


Aaron Bliss, Ponderosa C:

Bliss led Ponderosa to a 3-0 week averaging 19.3 points, 22.7 rebounds, and 8.3 blocks a game on 52% shooting. The Bruins also got huge weeks from Casen Chaney and Nick Von Zboray.

James Miller, Roosevelt (Fresno) G:

Miller dropped 26 points to lead the Rough Riders over Fresno Christian 75-57.

Reggie Hall, Castlemont G:

Hall scored 29 points in a 50-point blowout of Envision Academy.

Ahmaree Muhammad, Oakland Tech G:

Muhammad led the Bulldogs to a 3-0 week, capped off with 38 points on 15-24 shooting to go with six rebounds, three assists, and nine steals in an 81-73 win versus Alameda.

Ethan Kuverji, Leland C:

Playing in two of the Chargers’ three games last week, all of which were wins, Kuverji averaged 26.5 PPG on 69% shooting to go with 10.5 RPG, five APG, and seven deflections in the two games. Ethan Chang also had a big week for Leland.

Jalen Brown, Everett Alvarez G:

Brown averaged 25 points, 5.5 rebounds, two assists, and 6.5 steals per game last week shooting 70% from the field in a pair of wins.

Kiku Parker, El Camino (Sacramento) G:

Parker averaged 20.7 points, five rebounds, four assists, and 2.7 steals per game on 62% shooting to lead the Eagles to a 2-1 week.

Caden Pinnick, Del Oro G:

Pinnick averaged 23 points, 5.5 rebounds, 4.5 assists, and four steals per game on 65% shooting (73% EFG) as Del Oro went 1-1.

Callahan Hanson, Sonora (Sonora) G:

Hanson led the Wildcats to a 2-0 week averaging 24.5 points per game on 63% shooting (74% EFG).

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