Orange County: Athletes of the Week

Halli Amaro, Los Alamitos, Sr.

The middle blocker was named MVP while leading the Griffins to a successful title defense of the Dave Mohs Memorial tournament on Monday, defeating Newport Harbor, 25-23, 12-25, 18-16, in a match featuring the two highest-ranked teams in Orange County. Amaro led the way for the No. 1 Griffins with eight kills, two blocks and two aces.

Kevin Durham, El Toro, Jr.

Also known as K.C., Durham placed seventh overall in the Sweepstakes race at the Woodbridge Invitational, clocking the three-mile course at Estancia High in 14 minutes 45 seconds. Durham was the first of five Chargers (145 points) who finished in the top 50 as the program took third place overall, behind Arcadia (73 points) and Claremont (125 points).