Paris Austin

SCHOOL: Bishop O'Dowd

SPORT: Basketball

YEAR: Junior

POSITION: Point guard

THE STAT LINE: Austin had 18 points, including a pair of 3-pointers, seven rebounds and four assists in the Dragons' 70-60 victory over Capital Christian-Sacramento in the CIF Open Division Northern Regional championship game. He also had a team-high 16 points in O'Dowd's 74-51 win over Modesto Christian in the regional semifinals.

Mike Podany

SCHOOL: California

SPORT: Baseball

YEAR: Junior

POSITION: Pitcher

THE STAT LINE: The right-hander pitched a perfect game in beating De La Salle 3-0. He struck out two and went to a 3-ball count just four times in the gem, improving to 3-0 on the season and lowering his ERA to 1.11.

Minyon Moore

SCHOOL: Salesian

SPORT: Basketball

YEAR: Sophomore

POSITION: Guard

THE STAT LINE: Moore scored 15 points, including eight in the first half, in the Pride's 61-42 victory over St. Mary's in the CIF Open Division Northern Regional semifinals. She then had 13 points in Salesian's 78-64 win over Miramonte in the regional title game.

Hailey Sparacino

SCHOOL: Alhambra

SPORT: Softball

YEAR: Senior

POSITION: Infield

THE STAT LINE: Sparacino, who has signed with Saint Mary's, belted two homers, scored four times and drove in nine runs in DFAL victories over Acalanes and Campolindo. She is batting .632 with four homers and 22 RBIs as the Bulldogs entered the week with a 6-1 record.

Honorable mention

BOYS

ESTEBAN LOVATO, St. Joseph Notre Dame, basketball, So. -- Lovato scored 16 points, including eight consecutive free throws in the fourth quarter, in a 54-42 victory over Central Catholic-Modesto in the CIF Division V Northern Regional title game. He also had 10 points, three assists and three steals in a 71-51 semifinal win.

SPENCER RUST, Monte Vista, basketball, Sr. -- The 6-foot-9 forward scored 32 points and grabbed seven rebounds in the Mustangs' 72-47 win over McClymonds in the CIF Division I Northern Regional semifinals. He also was key in the regional final, a 59-51 overtime win, with eight points, nine rebounds and four blocks.

GIRLS

TAYLOR BLAIR, Carondelet, softball, Jr. -- Blair earned two pitching wins and was dominant at the plate in victories over Alameda and Monte Vista. She went a combined 6 of 7 in the two games with four doubles and four RBIs.

CYNTHIA DUENAS, Pinole Valley, softball, Sr. -- The first baseman slammed two home runs and was 3 for 4 with three runs scored and four RBIs in Pinole Valley's 16-1 win over El Cerrito. She also hit a home run and drove in two runs in a 7-6 loss to St. Mary's and was 2 for 3 with two doubles in a 3-1 nonleague loss to Washington-Fremont.