The Westport News' Athletes of the Week for Dec. 24-30

Male

James Frusciante

School: Staples

Grade: Senior

Sport: Basketball

Accomplishment: Scored 18 points to help Staples advance to the LaVista Tournament final with a 66-57 win over New Canaan on Dec. 27.

Female

Nicole Bukovsky

School: Staples

Grade: Senior

Sport: Basketball

Accomplishment: Guard scored 16 points in a 52-36 loss to New Canaan in the opening round of the LaVista Tournament on Dec. 27.