Soracco, Lopez named Athletes of the Week

Bishop Diego's Michael Soracco

Bishop Diego’s Michael Soracco

Westmont's Jackie Lopez

Westmont’s Jackie Lopez

Bishop Diego football player Mike Soracco rushed for 269 yards and two touchdowns in a CIF victory and Jackie Lopez scored two goals in the GSAC Championship game to lift Westmont’s women’s soccer team to the title.

The pair were voted Athletes of the Week by the media and recognized on Monday at the Athletic Round Table press luncheon. Both players were key ingredients to their team’s postseason success last week.

Soracco gained the massive amount of yardage on 36 carries in Bishop Diego’s 53-47 playoff win over Newbury Park.

Lopez finished two long passes from teammate Angela Brown to give the Warriors a stranglehold over Biola in Saturday’s conference championship game.

Honorable Mentions included Hunter Clark, Dos Pueblos Cross Country; Kyril Van Schendel, Cate Cross Country; Alexander Cuevas, SBCC Football; Erica Schroeder, San Marcos Cross Country; Carolin Chang, SBCC Golf; Caylin Zimmerman, Laguna Blanca volleyball.