The The Westport News Athletes of the Week for the week of April 13-19


NAME: Chad Knight

SCHOOL: Staples

GRADE: 9th

SPORT: Baseball

ACCOMPLISHMENT: Socked a game-winning grand slam as the Wreckers rallied from a 6-0 deficit to beat Masuk 7-6 April 18. Had three hits in a 4-2 loss to Newtown April 16.


NAME: Vanessa Mauricio

SCHOOL: Staples

GRADE: 11th

SPORT: Tennis

ACCOMPLISHMENT: Won her matches against Greenwich 7-5, 6-2 April 19 and St. Joseph 6-1, 6-3 April 20. The Wreckers are off to a 6-0 start this season.