Record-setters Feshbach, Valente earn Athlete of Week honors

Multi-event performers Natasha Feshbach and Alex Valente have been named the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table Athletes of the Week.

Dos Pueblos swimmer Alex Valente set three individual records at the Mt. SAC Meet of Champions

DP swimmer Alex Valente set three individual records at the Mt. SAC Meet of Champions

Santa Barbara High track & field standout Natasha Feshbach won three county titles.

Santa Barbara High track & field standout Natasha Feshbach won three county titles.

Feshbach does her performing in track & field. The Santa Barbara High junior won three events at the Santa Barbara County Championships: the 100 hurdles, 300 hurdles and long jump. Her 100 hurdles time of 14.53 set a county record.

Valente excels in the swimming pool. At last weekend’s Mt. SAC Meet of Champions, the USC-bound senior set records in winning the 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke and swam on first-place 200 medley and 400 free relay teams. He established meet and pool records in the 100 fly at 47.37 and clocked a meet record of 49.68 in the prelims of the 100 back. He won the final in 49.72. The 400 free relay team set a meet record of 3:07.79.

The honorable mention choices this week include: Siena Wagner (Dos Pueblos softball), Lani Evans (Dos Pueblos softball), Maija Ninness (San Marco swimming), Elysia Mitchell (Westmont track & field), Kevin Gowdy (Santa Barbara High baseball), Cameron Shinn (San Marcos track & field), AV Bennett (Bishop Diego track & field), Bas Van Leersum (SBCC track & field) and Dillon Tate and Shane Bieber (UCSB baseball).

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