De La Salle RB Mekhi Norfleet voted SBLive’s Northern California High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to De La Salle running back Mekhi Norfleet for being voted SBLive’s Northern California High School Athlete of the Week for March 8-14!

Norfleet carried the ball 18 times for 154 yards and two touchdowns in De La Salle’s 35-27 win over St. Mary’s (Stockton).

Norfleet received 50.8% of the vote, beating out Monte Vista RB Gavin Cribb, who finished with 26.34%. Placer QB Martin Haswell finished third with 7.38% and San Ramon Valley QB Jack Quigley finished fourth with 4.68%. There were over 35,000 votes tallied this week!

We are currently accepting Athlete of the Week nominations. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email regan@scorebooklive.com or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveca.

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for the week of March 8-14:

Tanner Colvin, Inderkum S: Colvin, a junior, returned an interception 102 yards for a touchdown in Inderkum’s 20-15 loss to Clayton Valley Charter.

Gavin Cribb, Monte Vista RB: Cribb carried the ball 33 times for 235 yards and three total touchdowns in Monte Vista’s 33-27 loss to Acalanes. 

Josh Gerlach, California: Gerlach returned a punt 80 yards for a touchdown in California’s 63-33 win over Dublin.

Shavon Gramps-Green, Biggs RB: Gramps-Green rushed for four touchdowns – including scoring runs of 58, 36 and 26 yards – to lead Biggs to a 50-8 win over Hamilton.

Martin Haswell, Placer QB: Haswell threw for 344 yards and four touchdowns in Placer’s 54-41 loss to Lincoln.

Tristan Hofmann, Half Moon Bay RB/LB: Hoffman had 108 yards of total offense and a rushing touchdown in Half Moon Bay’s 19-10 win over Burlingame.

Brady Huchingson, Acalanes: Huchingson threw for 256 yards and four touchdowns in Acalanes’ 33-27 win over Monte Vista.

Jermaine Land, Los Lomas RB: Land racked up 153 yards of offense – including an 88-yard kickoff return for a TD – and scored three touchdowns in Los Lomas’ 35-28 loss to San Ramon Valley. 

Dante Montgomery, Acalanes WR: Montgomery tallied 123 yards of offense and two touchdowns in Acalanes’ 33-27 win over Monte Vista. 

Za’Darion Nardi, San Ramon Valley RB: Nardi rushed 13 times for 135 yards and two touchdowns in San Ramon Valley’s 35-28 win over Los Lomas.

Isaac Nishimoto, Capuchino RB: Nishimoto carried the ball 18 times for 169 yards and two touchdowns in Capuchino’s 35-14 win over San Mateo.

Teddy Purcell, Sacred Heart Prep QB: Purcell was 12-of-15 for 210 yards and three touchdowns in Sacred Heart Prep’s 49-12 win over Aragon.

Jack Quigley, San Ramon Valley QB: Quigley rushed for a touchdown and passed for two more, including a 25-yard TD pass to Caden Ridley with 52 seconds left that gave San Ramon Valley a 35-28 win over Los Lomas. Quigley finished with 319 yards of total offense.

Devon Rivers, Heritage (Brentwood) RB: Rivers rushed 20 times for 267 yards and four touchdowns in Heritage’s 46-6 win over Granada.

Dylan Seeley, Clayton Valley Charter LB: Seeley, a senior, had two interceptions in the Ugly Eagles’ 20-15 win over Inderkum.

Omari Taylor, Clayton Valley Charter RB: Taylor had two rushing TDs, including the game-winning score late in the fourth quarter to lift the Ugly Eagles to a 20-15 win over Inderkum.

Nico Torrez, De La Salle RB: Torrez carried the ball nine times for 144 yards and two touchdowns in De La Salle’s 35-27 win over St. Mary’s (Stockton).

Tyler Tremain, Folsom QB: Tremain threw three touchdown passes, including the game-winning 16-yard TD pass to Rico Flores Jr. with less than a minute to play to lift No. 25 Folsom to a 23-18 win over No. 11 Oak Ridge.

JT Willis, Lincoln QB: Willis passed for 242 yards and five touchdowns to lead Lincoln to a 54-41 win over Placer.

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