Athlete of the Week

PRESTON BARNES

A freshman defender on the Loyola High varsity lacrosse team, Preston helped the Cubs win their third straight CIF North Division Championship with a 9-5 victory over Palos Verdes. On Saturday, Loyola beat St. Margaret’s in overtime to win the LA/OC Championship in Newport Beach. Preston was selected for the University of Maryland Showcase in July and is preparing for the Under Armour All-American tryouts June 3. He will play with the Mad Dog Select National Team this summer on the East Coast. Preston lives in the Highlands with his parents, Annie and Kevin, and his brother Parker. To nominate your favorite Palisadian for Athlete of the Week, email sports@palipost.com.