Athletes of the Week: Max Davis and Leah Sully

UCSB’s Leah Sully

Dos Pueblos’ Max Davis

Dos Pueblos cross country runner Max Davis and UCSB volleyball player Leah Sully were recognized as Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table Athletes of the Week at Monday’s press luncheon held at Harry’s Cafe.

Davis placed 12th in the Division 2 race at Saturday’s State Championships in Fresno. The senior helped lead Dos Pueblos to a fourth-place finish, the best in school history. Davis was timed at 15:39 on the 3.1 mile course.

Sully finished her season on a high note, collecting 25 kills and 19 digs in UCSB’s five-set victory over UC Irvine in the season finale. Sully closed out the year with seven-straight double-doubles and 15 in her last 16 matches. Sully’s 558 kills for the season are the fifth most in UCSB history.

Honorable Mentions include Bryan Fernandez, Dos Pueblos Cross Country; Preston Branson, Westmont Basketball; Sweets Underwood, UCSB Basketball; Esther Lee, Westmont Basketball; Lexy Gulden/Olivera Tadijin, Santa Barbara High Tennis.

The Athletes of the Week are selected each week by a panel of local sports media reporters. The candidates are identified by, Santa Barbara’s Community Sports News resource.

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