Athletes of the Week

Gia Rodoni, Pacheco; Daniel Ambriz, Merced

Gia Rodoni

School: Pacheco

Sport: Softball

Class: Junior

Position: Pitcher

The Week: Rodoni struck out 16 hitters in a 4-3 win over Central Catholic to clinch Pacheco's first playoff spot in school history. Rodoni gave up no earned runs in seven innings. She also knocked in a run.

Daniel Ambriz

School: Merced

Sport: Track

Class: Sophomore

Events: 800, 1600, 3200

The Week: Ambriz won three events at the Central California Conference center meet to help Merced win its first conference title since 1995. Ambriz won the 800, 1600 and 3200 meter races.

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