Calvin had a 47-yard touchdown run and a 67-yard punt return for a score for the Dust Devils in a 27-20 win over St. Johns.
Calvin received 56.39% of the vote, beating out Cactus RB Aki Pulu, who finished with 30.35%. Yuma Catholic RB/WR Devon Black finished third with 5.71% and Santa Cruz RB Hunter Ogle was fourth with 3.52%. There were more than 12,000 votes tallied this week!
We are currently accepting WaFd Bank Athlete of the Week nominations for the week of Dec. 7-13. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email email@example.com or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveaz.
Here are the previous WaFd Bank Arizona Athlete of the Week winners:
WEEK 1 WINNER: JACOB CISNEROS, BOULDER CREEK
WEEK 2 WINNER: RJ KEETON, CASA GRANDE
WEEK 3 WINNER: JAYDEN RITTENBACH, PUSCH RIDGE CHRISTIAN
WEEK 4 WINNER: JARED WILLIAMS, CHAPARRAL
WEEK 5 WINNER: ANYALE VELAZQUEZ, CORONA DEL SOL
WEEK 6 WINNER: WYATT OGLE, SANTA CRUZ VALLEY
WEEK 7 WINNER: DEVIN BROWN, QUEEN CREEK
WEEK 8 WINNER: MAX MINOR, CHAPARRAL
WEEK 9 WINNER: AKI PULU, CATCUS LB/DB
And here are the other athletes who were nominated for Nov. 30-Dec. 6:
Gage Dayley, Highland QB: Dayley had four touchdown passes in a 35-28 win over Boulder Creek.
Aki Pulu, Cactus RB: Pulu, the reigning SBLive Arizona player of the week, led Cactus to another playoff victory with three rushing touchdowns in a 35-13 defeat of Casa Grande.
Tommy Arnold, Sunrise Mountain RB: Arnold ran for 183 yards and three touchdowns in a 28-3 win over Campo Verde to get Sunrise Mountain to its first state title game.
Riales Hopper, Mesquite DB: Hopper had two interceptions in the Wildcats’ 19-16 victory over American Leadership Academy-Queen Creek.
Brayten Silbor, Chaparral QB: Silbor threw for four touchdowns in a 31-14 win over Sandra Day O’Connor.
Max Minor, Chaparral WR: Minor caught the first three of Silbor’s touchdown passes.
Kai Millner, Higley QB: The MVP of the inaugural Chilly Bowl, Millner threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more in a 50-14 win over Mountain Ridge.
Rodney Clemente, Hamilton RB: In a 58-14 rout of Salpointe Catholic in which Hamilton’s production was spread evenly, Clemente ran for 50-yard and 35-yard touchdowns in the first quarter. Noah Schmidt also ran for two touchdowns for the Huskies.
Eli Sanders, Chandler RB: Sanders ran for four touchdowns in a 35-34 overtime win against Liberty.
Richard Stallworth, Yuma Catholic QB:Stallworth completed 23 of 30 passes for 233 yards and five touchdowns in a 36-20 win over Pusch Ridge Christian.
Devon Black, Yuma Catholic RB/WR: Black caught three touchdowns and rushed for 65 yards in the Shamrocks’ victory. Austin Rush caught Yuma Catholic’s other two touchdowns.
Hunter Ogle, Santa Cruz RB: Ogle ran for 186 yards and two touchdowns in a 27-20 victory over St. Johns.
Jimmy Lerblance, Benson DB: Lerblance had two interceptions in a 34-27 win over Arizona Lutheran.
Camden Brimhall, Snowflake RB: Brimhall ran for two touchdowns in a 28-27 overtime win against ALA-Gilbert North.