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Tuesday, September 21, 2010
LA North: Athletes of the Week

By Tim Haddock

Richie Harrington, Oaks Christian, Sr.


Harrington, the back-up quarterback for Oaks Christian, saved his team from an 0-2 start by throwing four touchdown passes in the second half of the Marmonte League opener against St. Bonaventure. Harrington accounted for all five of the touchdowns Oaks Christian scored. He scored one touchdown on a keeper. He threw the game-winning touchdown in overtime to beat St. Bonaventure, 33-32.

Sarah Baxter, Simi Valley, Fr.
Baxter won the rated race in 16 minutes, 46 seconds, at the Woodbridge Cross Country Classic in Costa Mesa. She finished 22 seconds ahead of the second-place finisher and helped Simi Valley to a fourth-place finish as a team at the meet. Baxter set the course record at the Fastback Shootout at Mt. San Antonio College on Sept. 11. She covered the 1.92-mile course in 11:19.