The Register-Pajaronian High School Athletes of the Week for the week of Dec. 24-30:
Christian Quintero, Pajaro Valley
Grizzlies' junior point guard had 30-point games against Mission-San Jose (31), King City (35) and North Salinas (31). He also had at least 7 rebounds in each game, and stuffed the stat sheet with 7 rebounds, 6 assists and 7 steals against Bob Steinbach tournament host North Salinas. The Grizzlies went 2-1 in the tournament.
Natalia Ackerman, Aptos
Mariners’ junior forward had a double-double against North Salinas (18 points, 17 rebounds, 4 steals, 3 blocks) and St. Francis-Mountain View (13-15) and almost recorded a third against Moreau Catholic (10-6), as Aptos went 2-1 in the Joe Schram Holiday Classic in Mountain View.
Editor’s Note: The athletes of the week are selected based on stats and results submitted by coaches. Send stats to [email protected]