Athletes of the Week

February 7, 2014

Natalie Govea, Atwater; Ken Hamel, Merced

Here are the Merced Allstate Athletes of the Week for Jan. 13-19, 2014.

Natalie Govea

School: Atwater

Sport: Basketball

Class: Senior

Position: Forward

The Week: Govea helped the Falcons open up Central California Conference play with a 45-35 win over Merced. Govea had 16 points and 13 rebounds in the win.

Ken Hamel

School: Merced

Sport: Wrestling

Class: Junior

Division: 184 pounds

The Week: Hamel was named the Outstanding Upper Weight Wrestler after going 4-0 on his way to winning an individual title at the Joseph A. Gregori Tournament.

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