Grossmont running back Robert Tucker voted Southern California football player of the week

Congratulations to Grossmont High School running back Robert Tucker for being voted our Southern California football player of the week!

Tucker, a junior, ran for 275 yards and three touchdowns and also added six catches for 116 yards and three more touchdowns in Grossmont’s 52-28 win over Olympian on Sept. 13.

Tucker received 37.7% of the vote, beating out Helix RB Elelyon Noa who finished with 31.4%. Banning quarterback Jake Otto finished third with 14.2% of the vote.

We are currently accepting player of the week nominations for the week of Sept. 16-22. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email ben@wpsblivest.wpengine.com or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveca.

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Sept. 9-15:

Jake Otto, Banning QB: Otto threw three touchdown passes and ran for another in Banning’s 42-7 victory over Westchester.

Josh Butler, Poway RB: In Friday night’s win over Escondido, Butler ran for 206 yards and four touchdowns, averaging 13.7 yards per carry.

Shane Illingworth, Norco QB: Illingworth threw for 567 yards and seven touchdowns in Norco’s 49-28 win over Vista Murrieta.

Gary Bryant, Corona Centennial WR: Bryant had five touchdown catches and more than 200 yards receiving in Corona Centennial’s 63-29 win over Liberty (Nevada).

Bryce Young, Mater Dei QB: Young rushed for 104 yards and four touchdowns and threw for 247 yards as Mater Dei routed St. Frances Academy 34-18.

Jake Garcia, Narbonne QB: Garcia threw four TD passes in less than three quarters in Narbonne’s 38-0 win over Orange Lutheran. In the first half alone, he was 17-for-21 for 269 yards.

Jaden Casey, Calabasas QB: Casey threw for 265 yards and six touchdowns in the Coyotes’ 46-35 win over La Habra.

Elelyon Noa, Helix RB: Noa ran for 116 yards and two touchdowns, while also catching five passes for 80 yards and another touchdown in Helix’s 44-41 upset of Cathedral Catholic.

Sean Guyton, Notre Dame CB/WR: Guyton caught a 40-yard touchdown pass and returned an interception for a touchdown in the Knights’ 22-7 win over Paraclete.

Zedakiah Centers, Servite WR: Centers caught six passes for 204 yards and three touchdowns in Servite’s 45-21 win over Cajon.

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