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Ben Roach and Joy Krupa

Paul Wellman

Ben Roach and Joy Krupa


Athletes of the Week: Ben Roach and Joy Krupa

Santa Barbara High Soccer Goalkeeper and Westmont Basketball Forward


Ben Roach, S.B. High soccer

In the CIF Division 1 final, the UCSB-bound goalkeeper blanked Cathedral in a scoreless tie through two overtimes, then made three saves in a penalty-kick shootout, giving the Dons a 3-2 victory.

Joy Krupa, Westmont basketball

The sophomore forward’s sixth double-double of the season — 19 points and 12 rebounds — led the Warrior women to a 59-50 victory over The Master’s in the Golden State Athletic Conference semifinals.

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