Santa Barbara High’s Amber Melgoza and San Marcos’ Scott Everman were named the first Athletes of the Week of 2015 at Monday’s Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon at Harry’s Plaza Café.
Melgoza was a scoring machine for the Dons girls' basketball team at the Harold Oliveira Tournament at Righetti High. She had games of 48, 37 and 47 points in leading Santa Barbara to its third tournament title of the season. Her 48 points set the school’s single-game scoring record, breaking her own record of 47. She’s had four 40-point games this season.
Everman tore it up for the Royals during the holidays. In his most recent game, he scored a pair of clutch baskets in overtime and finished with18 points in a 41-38 win over Corona del Mar in a CIF Division 3 Showcase. Earlier, in the 32-team D1-Bound Southern California Classic, he had 16 points in a win over Calabasas, 11 points, eight rebounds and five assists in a victory over Long Beach Millikan and 12 points in a win over Eisenhower. Prior to that, he earned MVP honors at Carpinteria’s Bashore Holiday Cage Classic, leading the Royals to the title.
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