Puaina grabbed a double-double of 15 points, 14 rebounds for Mira Mesa in their matchup against Serra (San Diego).
We are currently accepting Southern California girls basketball player of the week nominations for the week of Feb. 17-23. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveca.
Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Feb. 10-16:
Kiki Iriafen, Harvard-Westlake: Iriafen finished with 30 points as Harvard-Westlake defeated Huntington Beach 67-37.
Alexis Whitfield, Chaminade: Whitfield netted 43 points for Chaminade in their 2OT 103-100 victory against Redondo.
Anna Johnson, Redondo: Johnson poured in 48 points for Redondo in their matchup with Chaminade.
Raya Smith, King: Smith put up 27 points as well as 8 rebounds in King’s 67-41 win over JSerra.
Andie Payne, Huntington Beach: Payne scored 25 points to go along with 14 boards and 2 blocks in Huntington Beach’s 53-48 victory over Aliso Niguel.
Kayanna Spriggs, Mater Dei Catholic: Spriggs netted 25 points and grabbed 18 rebounds in the Crusaders’ 75-54 win over Montgomery.
Te-hina Paopao, La Jolla Country Day: Paopao put up a double-double of 20 points, 10 rebounds in the Torreys’ victory over Tri-City Christian.
Simone James, El Cajon Christian: James netted 32 points to go along with 10 rebounds in a 71-56 win over Serra (San Diego).