Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Southern California High School Athlete of the Week for March 22-28 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote at the bottom of the page. Voting will conclude on Sunday at 11:59 p.m and the winner will be announced Monday. If you would like to make a nomination in a future week, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveca.
THIS WEEK’S SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ATHLETE OF THE WEEK NOMINEES:
DJ Harvey, Sierra Canyon WR/DB: Harvey had a huge performance on both sides of the ball on Friday night. The Virginia Tech-signee caught six passes for 137 yards and two touchdowns while also making three tackles, grabbing an interception, and collecting a sack.
Thomas Southey, Mira Costa WR/DB: Southey has 118 receiving yards and three touchdowns on Friday night and added five tackles on defense.
Colt Fulton, Santa Margarita QB: Fulton threw for 403 yards and had four touchdown passes to lead the Eagles to a 42-0 win over JSerra.
Eric Denham, Corona Centennial WR: The sophomore caught four passes for 126 yards and three touchdowns in the win over Santiago.
David Rasor, Corona Del Mar QB: Rasor had 297 passing yards and tossed five touchdowns to lead the Sea Kings to a win over Huntington Beach on Friday.
Jackson Golden, Laguna Beach RB: Golden rushed for 135 yards and three touchdowns against Marina on Friday. He also averaged 47 yards per return while returning kickoffs.
Alex Jones, Oak Park WR: Jones caught nine passes for 159 yards and two touchdowns in Friday’s one-touchdown loss to Moorpark.
Drew Faulkner, Western WR/DB: Faulker caught three passes for 52 yards and two touchdowns on Friday night and also returned an interception 102 yards for a touchdown in the win over Savanna.
JJ Conrad, Yorba Linda WR: Conrad reeled in six passes for 123 yards and three touchdowns to help the Mustangs in their shutout win against Canyon.
Larry Turner, St. Bernard WR: The Arizona State commit had seven receptions for 111 yards and a touchdown against Loyola on Friday.
Richie Munoz, La Salle QB: Munoz showed off his dual-threat ability on Friday night, passing for 200 yards and three touchdowns while also rushing for 82 yards and an additional touchdown.
Brady Kalau, Bishop Amat WR: Kalau had eight catches for 143 yards and three touchdowns in a loss to Alemany on Friday.
Max Garrison, St. Francis RB: Garrison carried early and often on Friday night against Garces Memorial, finishing with 43 carries, 279 yards and four touchdowns.
Donovan Harvey, Elsinore RB: Harvey only carried 11 times on Friday night, but finished with 172 yards and three touchdowns in the win over Hemet.
Freddy Fletcher, Cajon RB: Fletcher is following up his strong sophomore season with a fast start in 2021. He finished with 182 rushing yards and four touchdowns in Friday’s win over Beaumont.
Rodrigo Aguilar, Century RB: Aguilar made a huge impact in Friday’s 33-28 win over Santa Ana Valley. He had 293 total yards and four touchdowns while also grabbing an interception and forcing a fumble.
Elza Lindemans, Chaparral WR: Lindemans had six catches for 118 yards and two touchdowns against Murrieta Mesa on Friday.
Lucas Pesak, Tesoro RB: Pesak had 189 rushing yards and two touchdowns to help the Titans to a big second half and a victory over Trabuco Hills.
Vance Johnson, California RB: Johnson had 19 carries for 168 yards and two touchdowns to help the Condors to a seven-point win over Santa Fe.
Lucky Sutton, Cathedral Catholic RB: Sutton carried 19 times for 191 yards and had three rushing touchdowns in Friday’s win over rival St. Augustine.
Vance Jefferson, Poway DB: Jefferson caught two touchdown passes and had an interception to help the Titans take down Westview in week three.
Craig Zackery, La Habra: The sophomore rushed for 126 yards on 24 carries with three touchdowns in the Highlanders’ win over Sonora.
Daniel Rosenberg, La Jolla Country Day WR/DB: Rosenberg caught seven passes for 102 yards and a touchdown to help take down Mountain Empire. He also had four tackles and a forced fumble on defense.
Stephen Britton, Santa Fe Christian RB: Britton continued the fast start to his season, rushing 24 times for 205 yards and four touchdowns in a 12-point win against Tri-City Christian.
Mark Sladack, Rancho Bernardo QB: Sladack was six of nine passing for 134 yards and three touchdowns to help lead the Broncos to a 43-13 win over Del Norte.