Athlete of the Week

SYDNEY GINESTRO

An 8th-grader on the Windward School girls tennis team, Sydney finished off an undefeated season by winning the Pacific Basin League Middle School singles championship Friday at UCLA. She defeated Reilly Weg of Crossroads 6-2 in the quarterfinals, Maddie Geibelson of Brentwood 6-0 in the semifinals and 7th-grade teammate Maggie Goldsmith 7-5 in the finals. The El Medio resident, who attended Village School before Windward, went 11-0 this fall and was seeded No. 1 in the PBL tournament. Sydney is also a pitcher and infielder on the Windward softball team. She is an outstanding student and an aspiring artitst. To nominate your favorite Palisadian for Athlete of the Week, email sports@palipost.com.