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LA North: Athletes of the week

Jerico Richardson, Jr., Alemany

He scored 16 points and was instrumental in his team’s 80-57 win over Crepi in a Mission League game. He followed that up with 19 points in his team’s 70-67 win over Oaks Christian in the War on the Floor Showcase at Pierce College. He was 7-of-13 from the field and helped Alemany outscore Crespi, 47-33, in the second half. Richardson led four Alemany players in double figures against Oaks Christian.

Natalie Florescu, So., Harvard-Westlake

She scored 18 points, 14 in the second half, in her team’s 61-55 win over Bellarmine-Jefferson. Harvard-Westlake extended its home winning streak to 22 games and extended its winning streak over Bell-Jeff to four games. Her 3-pointer with a little more than five minutes to play tied the game, 51-51. Harvard-Westlake went on to score the next seven points in the game to pull away.