Each week, publications from the Southern California News Group’s 11 properties (Orange County Register, L.A. Daily News, Press-Enterprise, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Long Beach Press-Telegram, The Daily Breeze, San Bernardino Sun, Daily Bulletin, Redlands Daily Facts, Whittier Daily News and Pasadena-Star News) prime the Athletes of the Week for their respective region.
Each jock is past entered into the wide Southern California Athlete of the Week vote.
Click connected the paper links beneath the athlete’s sanction to work astir their show from past week, and past ballot for who you deliberation deserves the apical honor.
Readers are allowed to ballot aggregate times. Voting ends astatine midnight, but last totals aren’t ever instantly reflected owed to processing.
The wide victor volition beryllium announced connected Friday, September 3
Voting canvass astatine bottommost of the page.
Maalik Murphy, Serra: Murphy, a Texas commit, completed 19 of 28 passes for 301 yards and 3 touchdowns successful past week’s 29-14 triumph implicit Notre Dame. Through 4 games, Murphy has completed 64 of 112 passes for 888 yards with 7 touchdowns and 4 interceptions.
Xavier Washington, Rancho Cucamonga: Washington was highly businesslike successful Rancho Cucamonga’s play opener. He completed 29 of 33 passes for 384 yards and 4 touchdowns successful a 27-19 triumph implicit Apple Valley. Washington helped the Cougars flooded an aboriginal 13-0 deficit. He tossed a brace of touchdown passes to Julian Lundy and besides connected with Jonah Dawson and Isaiah Lopez for touchdowns. Rancho Cucamonga hosts Norco connected Friday.
Josh Hunter, Mater Dei: Hunter had a team-leading 8 tackles and an interception successful the Monarchs’ 45-3 triumph implicit Duncanville successful a crippled that featured 2 nationally-ranked teams. Hunter (5-10, 168), a information who is committed to San Diego State, had 4 solo tackles and assisted connected 4 others. He besides returned a punt 18 yards. Hunter was the Trinity League antiaircraft MVP past season.
Nick Adimora, Mayfair: Adimora had a large nighttime successful the Monsoons’ 37-20 triumph implicit St. Anthony. The moving backmost had 20 carries for 226 yards and 3 touchdowns and besides had a 31-yard receiving score. In Week 0, helium had 181 rushing yards and 3 touchdowns (also a 65-yard receiving touchdown) successful Mayfair’s 41-12 triumph implicit Chaffey.
Max Garrison, St. Francis: Garrison opened his elder twelvemonth successful benignant by rushing for 371 yards and six touchdowns. The Golden Knights needed each portion of his large show for a 44-35 triumph implicit Mira Costa. Garrison sealed the crippled with a 52-yard touchdown tally precocious successful the 4th quarter. He rushed for 196 of his yards successful the 2nd half. Garrison and St. Francis person different large crippled Friday astatine location against Damien.
Kayden Collins, Canoga Park: Collins enactment distant an awesome effort Friday nighttime successful Canoga Park’s 54-28 nonaccomplishment to Garfield. He rushed for 261 yards connected 20 carries and 2 touchdowns. He was besides a standout defensively, signaling 9 tackles and returning a 74-yard fumble betterment for a touchdown.