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Bay Area News Group boys athlete of the week: Tristan Fox, Archbishop Mitty baseball


With 40.6% of the vote, Archbishop Mitty right-hander Tristan Fox is the Bay Area News Group’s boys athlete of the week for May 31-June 5.

Fox, a 6-foot-4 junior, pitched 5 2/3 innings of two-run ball as the Monarchs defeated Valley Christian 3-2 in the WCAL championship game. He made nine starts this spring and posted a 1.64 ERA over 51 1/3 innings.

Half Moon Bay basketball junior Sean Kennedy edged out Bishop O’Dowd basketball senior Jarin Edwards, 27.3% to 24.4%, for second place. Kennedy came off the bench to bury seven 3-pointers and finish with 23 points against Bellarmine in the CCS Open Division playoffs, and Edwards scored 24 points as O’Dowd completed an undefeated league season.

Congratulations to Fox, Kennedy, Edwards and all the others who were in the running.

Candidates for the spring’s final athlete of the week poll will be released Monday, June 14.

If you would like to nominate an athlete, email highschools@bayareanewsgroup.com by Sunday, June 13.

Winners are announced each Friday on the Mercury News & East Bay Times websites.

Past winners

May 24-30: Ryan Kirton, Bellarmine

May 17-23: Aidan Sevilla, Dougherty Valley

May 10-16: Tor Micaelian, Menlo School

May 3-9: Joey Donnelly, De La Salle

April 26-May 2: Blake Burke, De La Salle

April 19-25: Jaron Nevarez, San Ramon Valley

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