Pacific Coast Athletic Conference
Feb 20, 2018

Softball players Cynthia Hiers of San Bernardino Valley College and Sydney Vates of Grossmont are the Pacific Coast Athletic Women's Athlete of the Week for February 12th through 18th.
Hiers, a sophomore outfielder from Pacific High School in San Bernardino, went 4 for 7 with 2 runs scored and an RBI as the Wolverines defeated Victor Valley 8-4 in the first game if a double header.
In San Bernardino's 24-5 second game victory, she went 1 for 2 with 2 runs scored and an RBI.
Vates, Grossmont's freshman shortstop out of Santee's Santana High School, was 10 for17 with 3 home runs, 6 runs scored and 10 RBIs in the Griffins' 2 wins for the week
Vates led the way in an 18-7 victory over Golden West, going 3 for 6 with 3 runs scored, 5 RBIs and 2 homers. She also helped Grossmont tie a 7-1-1 Hancock team 7-7.
Alicia Garcia, Softball, Palomar: The Comets' sophomore pitcher/utility player from San Diego Mira Mesa High School and a transfer from Tyler (Texas) Community College, threw a 2 hit shutout in a 1-0 win over Fullerton to go to 5-0 on the season with an ERA of 0.73. Garcia is batting .387 with a .406 on base percentage and a .484 slugging percentage.
Kendall Crosby, Basketball, Palomar: Crosby, a sophomore guard from Vista's Rancho Buena High School, scored 16 points and drained 4 3- pointers as the state No. 1- ranked Comets turned back rival MiraCosta 81-54 the close out a 25-1 regular season.
Colleen Murphy, Basketball, MiraCosta: The 6-foot-0 sophomore forward from Fallbrook Oasis High School led the Spartans to an 85-81 victory over Imperial Valley as she scored 25 points and hauled down 8 rebounds.
Cassie Gonzalez, Basketball, San Diego Mesa: The freshman outfielder from Chula Vista Bonita Vista High School had a 6-for-12 week at the plate, slugging 2 home runs and driving in 10, as the Olympians beat College of the Canyons 5-4 and swept Glendale 16-3 and 11-3. She drove in the winning run vs. Canyons with a double and is batting.476 with a .500 on-base percentage and a.786 slugging percentage. Gonzalez is the sister of Mesa's Chelsea Gonzalez, who shared the AOTW award last week.