VOTE: Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week, February 10

Each week, publications from the Southern California News Group’s 11 properties (Orange County Register, L.A. Daily News, Press-Enterprise, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Long Beach Press-Telegram, The Daily Breeze, San Bernardino Sun, Daily Bulletin, Redlands Daily Facts, Whittier Daily News and Pasadena-Star News) select the Athletes of the Week for their respective region.

Each athlete is then entered into the overall Southern California Athlete of the Week vote.

Click on the newspaper links below the athlete’s name to read about their performance from last week, and then vote for who you think deserves the top honor.

Readers are allowed to vote multiple times. Voting ends at Friday at noon, but final totals aren’t always immediately reflected due to processing.


The overall winner will be announced on Friday, February 10.

Voting poll at bottom of the page.

Jason Crowe Jr., Lynwood: The 6-foot-3 freshman point guard scored a career-high 60 points in a 94-84 win against Mid-Cities League rival Gahr on Jan. 31. Crowe, who has a scholarship offer from UCLA, is averaging 36.3 points per game this season. He was the Press-Telegram Boys Athlete of the Week in December when he scored 51 points in a 101-83 win against Lawndale. Lynwood is the No. 1 seed in the CIF-SS Division 5AA playoffs. The Knights will be home for their first-round game Wednesday night.

Timmy Anderson, Blair: Anderson is averaging 24 points a game and is a big reason why the Vikings are the No. 1 seed in Division 5A of the CIF-SS boys basketball playoffs. He helped the Vikings secure second in the Rio Hondo League by scoring 31 points with 10 assists in a 92-70 win over South Pasadena.

Tyler Rolison, St. Bernard: Rolison led the Vikings to a pair of Del Rey League wins and to a share of the league title. He had 33 points, eight rebounds and eight assists in a 70-61 win over Bishop Montgomery, and 24 points in a 68-56 win over St. Anthony. The Vikings are the seventh seed in the CIF-SS Open Division playoffs.

Jose De La Torre, Citrus Hill: De La Torre, a junior midfielder, registered his sixth hat trick of the season when he scored three times in Citrus Hill’s 6-0 victory over West Valley. De La Torre also had a goal in a 4-1 win over San Jacinto to help the Hawks finish unbeaten in the Mountain Pass League for the third consecutive season. De La Torre scored 22 goals across nine league matches, and he has scored an Inland-best 39 goals this season.

Collin Haugh, Dana Hills: He scored 69 points over three games. Two of the games were wins that clinched the Sea View League championship. Haugh, a 5-foot-11 guard, scored 24 points in a league win over El Toro, 24 in a league win over Mission Viejo and 21 in a league loss to Aliso Niguel. He leads Dana Hills in 3-point shots made with 83 over 25 games. The Dolphins are home Wednesday against Cerritos Valley Christian in the first round of the CIF-SS Division 2A playoffs.

Jacob Huggins, Harvard-Westlake: Huggins tallied 23 points and 17 rebounds in Harvard-Westlake’s 75-71 win over Notre Dame in the Mission League culminating tournament final last week. Huggins, a Princeton signee, will now lead the Wolverines into the CIF Southern Section Open Division playoffs. They will be at home Friday against St. Bernard in the opening round of pool play.

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