High school athletes of the week

Erik Adon of East Islip (blue singlet) wrestles

Erik Adon of East Islip (blue singlet) wrestles Mike Pistone of Sachem East (red Singlet) in the 170 lb. weight class. (Jan. 4, 2013) (Credit: Daniel De Mato)

Erik Adon

East Islip, wrestling

He went 5-0 this week, including a 6-3 decision over Sachem East's Mike Pistone to win the Rocky Gilmore Tournament. Adon was named the tournament's most outstanding wrestler.

Samantha Auricchio

Garden City, basketball

She had 30 points, seven rebounds and four assists and hit the winning free throw in a 57-56 win over Carey. The junior also scored a career-high 37 points Tuesday.

Alyssa FirthBethpage, gymnastics

The freshman took first in the all-around with a 35.5 and won floor with a 9.35 in a win over rival Plainview by .5 points in Conference I.

Arella Guirantes

Bellport, basketball

The forward has been on a tear, scoring at least 38 points in five of the Clippers' last six games.

Jacob Klein

East Islip, bowling

He rolled a 300 in the first game of an 835 series to take first place in the Suffolk Singles & Doubles boys tournament at Sayville Lanes.

Alec Ludwig

Great Neck North, basketball

He scored 27 points, including the 1,000th point of his career, in a 59-51 victory over Plainedge. Ludwig is the fourth player in school history to reach that milestone.

Zach Lugo

Deer Park, wrestling

The senior picked up four pins at the Westhampton Duals, all in less than 1:23, and picked up wins over highly regarded Dennis Ferro of East Islip and Francisco Bisono of Hauppauge.

Stephen Millhaven

St. Mary's, basketball

He scored a game-high 37 points with 18 rebounds in the Gaels' 86-82 win over Kellenberg in the CHSAA.

Alyssa Mustafa

Island Trees, track

The junior won the long jump at a crossover meet at St. Anthony's on Tuesday, clearing 17 feet, 11/4 inch. Mustafa placed second in the triple jump in 33-51/4.

Justin Plaschka

Hauppauge, swimming

He set a Suffolk record in the 100 backstroke with a time of 49.92 seconds in a win over East Hampton. The Notre Dame-bound senior broke the record of 50.71, set in 2011 by Matt DiBlasio.

Elijah SmithSewanhaka, track

The senior won the 300 in 37.4 seconds and finished second in the 55 meters in 6.87 seconds at a crossover meet at St. Anthony's.

Gabrielle Zaffiro

North Shore, basketball

The eighth-grader had her first triple-double with 18 points, 10 assists and 11 rebounds in a 59-48 win over Glen Cove.

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