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Bay Area News Group girls athlete of the week: Geriah Bradley, San Leandro basketball


With 49.3% of the vote, San Leandro basketball’s Geriah Bradley is the Bay Area News Group’s girls athlete of the week for May 31-June 5.

Bradley, a 5-foot-4 sophomore, helped snap the Pirates out of a two-game skid with a game-high 22 points as San Leandro doubled up Alameda and then some, 76-32.

St. Francis softball junior Jessica Oakland and Archbishop Mitty basketball senior Olivia Williams finished a percentage point apart from each other for second and third runners up, with 23.4% and 22.3% of the vote, respectively. Both players led their teams into the Open Division finals for their respective sports.

Congratulations to Bradley, Oakland, Williams 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: Mikayla Garrison, Heritage

May 17-23: Aunika Hornung, James Logan

May 10-16: Jamie Baum, Los Altos

May 3-9: Olivia Carlino, Archbishop Mitty

April 26-May 2: Ella Carlino, Archbishop Mitty

April 19-25: Avery Lee, Menlo School

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Source:: The Mercury News – Entertainment

      

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