Webb athletes bring home academic awards

The Webb Schools were among several high schools in California to be honored at the 35th annual California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section-Ford Academic Awards.

The yearly program recognizes academic excellence from teams throughout the CIF-SS region.

Team awards were based on a squad’s cumulative grade-point average.

Webb boys golf (3.966), water polo (3.852), and wrestling (3.521) were named team champions. The Gauls will receive three commemorative banners and be part of a pre-game ceremony before the Los Angeles Angels-Oakland Athletics game on April 24.

Boys basketball (3.784) and tennis (3.941) were runners up in their categories, while girls tennis (3.910) placed third. Boys baseball, football, cross-country, soccer, swim, track, and volleyball were given honorable mentions, as were girls softball, basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer, swim, track, volleyball, and water polo.

Teams recognized as academic champions also named individual student-athletes of the year. Webb senior girls soccer forward Abbey Cook and Webb senior cross-country runner Etienne Griffon were among the 251 featured.

For a full list of winners, visit cifss.org/news.


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