It's playoff season. That means all of the Athletes of the Week have stepped up in the postseason.
Let's see what we're working with.
Haley Larsh, Lompoc softballUpdated
Larsh went 2-for-5 with two runs and three RBIs in the win over Faith Baptist on Saturday.
On Thursday, Larsh went 3-for-5 with three runs and two RBIs with two homers in the 10-2 win over St. Genevieve.
Erynn Padhal, Orcutt Academy basketballUpdated
Padhal scored 15 of her game high 20 points before halftime in the win over West Bakersfield in the quarterfinals last week.
Malia Cabigon, Righetti basketballUpdated
Cabigon finished with 21 points in the 81-34 CIF Central Section playoff win over Bakersfield Stockdale last Thursday.
Gifti Tefera, St. Joseph basketballUpdated
Tefera, a sophomore, had 10 points in the fourth quarter and finished with 16 to help St. Joseph fend off Lemoore in the quarterfinals as the Knights won 79-63.
Bella Aldridge, St. Joseph golfUpdated
Aldridge shot 85 over 18 holes at the Lemoore Golf Course to help St. Joseph win the CIF Central Section Division 2 title.
Lizbeth Velasquez, Santa Maria soccerUpdated
Velasquez has been one of the Saints' top defenders during their playoff run and helped the team keep a clean sheet in their shootout loss to St. Bonaventure in the semifinals of the SoCal Regional playoffs. The Saints shut out the Seraphs in that game and in the 3-0 win over Gardena last week.
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Daren Sosa, Nipomo basketballUpdated
Sosa scored 18 points and hit four 3-pointers in the Titans' 72-49 win over Garces in the playoffs.
Shane Tryon, Nipomo golfUpdated
Tryon shot a 79 at the Lemoore Golf Course to help Nipomo win the CIF Central Section Division 3 title.
Caleb Rodriguez, St. Joseph golfUpdated
Rodriguez scored a 79 to help St. Joseph finish as runner-up at the CIF Central Section Division 2 finals in Lemoore.
Sam Bazunga, St. Joseph basketballUpdated
Bazunga had 26 points and 11 rebounds in the Knights' wild 87-83 win over Clovis West in the semifinals of the CIF Central Section Open Division playoffs.
He also had the game-sealing steal and dunk. The Knights play at Fresno San Joaquin Memorial on Friday.
Sheldon Canley Jr., Lompoc trackUpdated
Canley has been nominated almost every week, but he's been too good in football and now track not to be nominated again.
He set another PR in the 100-meter dash with a time of 10.71, qualifying second in the CIF-SS D3 finals. He also helped the Braves set a PR in the 4x100 relay and qualify third.