Editor’s Note: This is the last athlete poll of the week of 2021. The poll will resume on January 10.
Archbishop Mitty, basketball star Derek Sangster, was named the Bay Area News Group male athlete of the week from Dec. 13-19 after receiving 41.17% of the vote before the 5 p.m. deadline on Wednesday.
Menlo school footballer Alessandro Velasquez finished second and Bellarmine basketball player Nick Corbett finished third.
Congratulations to all applicants for this week’s recognition.
Sangster, a 6-foot-7-inch junior, had 21 points and 10 rebounds as Mitty raised his record to 4-1 with a 63-32 victory over Menlo-Atherton.
The Monarchs are ranked # 2 in the latest Bay Area News Group Top 25.
We are pausing our Athlete of the Week surveys for the remainder of the holiday season. To nominate an athlete for the next poll, email [email protected] by Monday, January 10 at 11 a.m.
We also review stats submitted to MaxPreps.com by team coaches / statisticians for review.
The winners are announced every Friday on the Mercury News and East Bay Times websites.
December 6-12: Petelo Gi, Serra football
29 Nov-Dec 5: Roland Legaspi, Piedmont Hills soccer
November 22-28: Ivan Nisa, Aragonese footballer
November 15-21: Guardian Harper, Benicia football
November 8-14: Carsten Peters, De La Salle water polo
November 1-7: John Pelletier, Northgate football
October 25-31: Nate Escalada, Bellarmine football
18-24 Oct .: Patrick Aiello, Heritage Water-polo
October 11-17: Liam Smith, Hillsdale football
October 4-10: Jayden Hall, Cupertino football
Sep 27-Oct 3: Filippi Montes, Gunn football
Sep 20-26: Anthony Armendariz, Dublin football
September 13-19: Kevin Green, Gunn football
September 6-12: Tayden Phillips, Lincoln football
Aug 30-Sep 5: Jake Calcagno, Californian football
23-28 August: Robbie Mascheroni, Campolindo football