Each week, the Tribune prep sports staff selects a Male and Female Athlete of the Week. The selections are based on athletic performance. For video, visit TBO.com/sports/preps to meet our selections.
Kyle Tucker, Plant
WHY WE CHOSE HIM: Tucker, a junior, was named MVP of the Saladino Tournament after leading the team to the tournament championship. Tucker batted .411 with seven runs and four RBIs during the annual baseball tournament, including a single and a run scored in the championship game against Jefferson.
COLLEGE PLANS: Tucker is verbally committed to the University of Florida.
Mia Fung, Strawberry Crest
WHY WE CHOSE HER: Fung, a senior catcher, was the top performer for the Chargers at the Sarasota Slam tournament, which the team won. In four games, Fung had seven hits, nine runs and five RBIs. In the final against Bloomingdale, Fung went 3-for-3 (two doubles and a homer) with three RBIs and three runs in a 12-0 win.
COLLEGE PLANS: Fung has signed to play softball at the University of South Florida