WEST VALLEY — The West Valley Central School athletes of the week are Andrea Gentner and Rin Tojo. Both the girls and boys soccer teams won two games, last week.
Gentner, a senior, led her team to two straight wins against Franklinville and Panama. Against Franklinville, she scored with five minutes remaining, to send the game into overtime. Against the Panama Panthers, she tallied her first hat trick of her career. This past week, Gentner’s 4 goals allowed her team to win back-to-back games. On the season, she is leading her team with 6 goals and 12 points.
Tojo, a sophomore, was the catalyst who led the boys team to wins over Hinsdale and Pine Valley. Facing Hinsdale, Tojo netted a hat trick and added an assist, in a 5-1 victory. His 3 goals and 5 team goals were both firsts in the West Valley program.
Against Pine Valley, he scored once and led the offensive attack that produced 25 shots. This past week, Tojo’s 4 goals helped his team win back-to-back games for the first time in the program’s two-year history. The player is leading his team with 4 goals and 9 points.