Norsemen News · Valhalla Athletes of the Month – Sierra Nelipovich and Joe Avalos


As a member of Valhalla’s Waterpolo team, Sierra Nelipovich is the epitome of a team player, all around athlete, and stellar student. While maintaining a 4.0 GPA, Sierra is also a leader of her team in both practices and games. She strives to show up better each time she comes on the pool deck. Sierra leads the team in both Steals and Goals. Working tirelessly on both offense and defense, Sierra has participated in every game with a positive attitude and a great work ethic making her a star on the Women’s Water Polo Team.

Joe Avalos came back from an injury to lead the Valhalla Basketball team in scoring through the
first 16 games. He was all tournament team at the Imperial Tiger Classic and the Santana New Years Classic.