Athletes of the Week

Lexi Thompson, Merced; Evan Stillahn, Golden Valley

Lexi Thompson

School: Merced

Sport: Basketball

Class: Sophomore

Position: Guard

The Week: Thompson led the Bears to a pair of victories over Pitman and Turlock, including a 16-point effort against the Bulldogs.

Evan Stillahn

School: Golden Valley

Sport: Basketball

Class: Senior

Position: Guard

The Week: Stillahn scored 23 points in a 78-47 win over Buhach Colony. He followed that up with 24 points in a 77-57 win over Pitman.

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