Del Norte WR Jonah Kang voted SBLive’s Southern California High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Del Norte wide receiver Jonah Kang for being voted SBLive’s Southern California High School Athlete of the Week for Aug. 16-22!

The senior caught four passes for 121 yards and three touchdowns, including a 59-yad TD grab, to help the Nighthawks beat Escondido 54-7 on Aug. 20.

Kang received 33.55% of the vote, beating out Bonita WR/SS Noah Mikhail who finished second with 21.38%. El Camino CB Marquis Bell finished third with 13.67% and Upland LB Bishop Blakely finished fourth with 9.1%. There were over 71,000 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 message us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveca.

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for the week of Aug. 16-22:

Piper Bradley, South (Torrance) volleyball: Bradley helped lead South to three victories, totaling 51 kills.

Olivia Toland, La Canada volleyball: Toland totaled 20 kills, 18 digs and eight aces to lead La Canada to victories over Marlborough and Hart.

Maddy Castillo, Santiago (Corona) volleyball: Castillo totaled 65 assists, 9 aces and 8 digs to lead Santiago to wins over Chino Hills and Ontario Christian.

Hunter Benton, Kennedy WR: Benton had 17 catches for 221 yards and four touchdowns in a one-point loss to Long Beach Jordan during week one.

Donovan Harvey, Elsinore RB: Harvey ran for 224 yards and three touchdowns on only 11 carries during a week one win over Vista del Lago.

Garrett Bass-Sulpizio, La Jolla Country Day QB: Bass-Sulpizio passed for 508 yards and five touchdowns in a week one battle against Temescal Canyon.

Dominic Tubbs, Santiago QB: Tubbs had 449 passing yards and tossed five touchdowns in week one against Heritage.

Bryce Parker, Santiago WR: Parker was on the receiving end of four touchdowns from Tubbs, to go along with 12 receptions and 296 receiving yards.

Martinez Miles Jr., Cajon QB: Miles completed 10 of 12 passes on Friday night for 458 yards and eight touchdowns in a win over Carter.

Angelo Serena, Heritage RB: Serena averaged 8.2 yards per carry on Friday on his way to 222 rushing yards and four touchdowns against Santiago.

Dijon Stanley, Granada Hills Charter RB: Stanley had 217 rushing yards, including a rush of 65 yards, and five touchdowns in Friday’s win over Arleta.

Christian Washington, Helix RB: Washington had 306 all-purpose yards and three touchdowns to help the Highlanders beat Mira Mesa, 28-20.

Davis Mahood, Sunny Hills RB: Mahood carried 24 times for 209 yards and four touchdowns to help the Lancers beat Canyon 41-12.

Edward Ramos, Pacifica RB: Ramos ran for 211 yards and four touchdowns on only 20 carries in Friday’s 48-14 win over Fullerton.

Ty Pierson, Arcadia RB: Pierson showed his multi-purpose abilities on Friday accounting for 482 all-purpose yards and five touchdowns in a 43-25 win against Marina.

Gabriel Nunez, Beaumont WR: Nunez caught 15 passes for 267 yards and three touchdowns in Friday’s four-point win over Orange Vista.

Thomas Bell, San Gorgonio RB/DB: Bell rushing 258 yards and four touchdowns on Friday and also added a 52-yard pick-six in the 39-8 win over Bloomington.

Tony Carreon, Coachella Valley RB/WR: Carreon had three rushing touchdowns and two receiving touchdowns in Friday’s 68-28 win over Canyon Springs.

Andrew Huezo, Village Christian DL: Huezo had four sacks on Friday to help the Crusaders beat La Salle, 54-25.

Jayden Virgin, Mt. Carmel TE/LB: Virgin had six tackles and 2.5 sacks on defense Friday while adding five catches for 52 yards on offense.

Bishop Blakely, Upland LB: Blakely had 13 tackles and two sacks to help the Highlanders shutout La Habra, 13-0.

Omar Logan-Ramirez, Morse DB: Logan-Ramirez four tackles and two interceptions to help the Tigers beat Bonita Vista 38-13 on Friday.

Justin Stearns, St. Augustine LB: Stearns had ten tackles and two interceptions in Friday’s opener against El Camino.

Samuel Cooper IV, University City QB: Cooper had 312 passing yards and four touchdowns while also adding 100 rushing yards and two touchdowns in the opening week win at Fallbrook.

Ian Ayala, Rancho Mirage DB: Ayala had two tackles and two interception to help the Rattlers shutout Hemet 12-0 on Friday.

Jalen Shaw, Scripps Ranch RB/DB: Shaw rushed for three touchdowns on Friday and also collected two interceptions, returning one for a touchdown, in a 56-20 win over San Pasqual.

Dominic Nankil, Mater Dei Catholic QB: Nankil passed for 378 yards and five touchdowns to help the Crusaders beat Brawley 53-21 on Friday.

Jalen Daniels, Lincoln QB: Daniels passed for five touchdowns and added two more on the ground in his debut for the Hornets.

Matthew Jaime, San Ysidro ATH: Jaime had 154 all-purpose yards, two touchdowns, five tackles, and two forced fumbles in Friday’s win over Clairemont.

Marquis Bell, El Camino CB: Bell had an interception, three tackles – including two for loss – and two pass breakups in El Camino’s win over St. Augustiine.

Noah Mikhail, Bonita WR/SS: Only a freshman, Mikhail had 14 tackles and a 45-yard receiving touchdown in his first high school game.

Gabe Nunez, Beaumont WR: Nunez set a school record with 15 receptions for 267 yards and three touchdowns in a 34-30 win over Orange Vista.

Nate Bennett, Village Christian QB: Bennett threw for 300 yards and five touchdowns and added 59 yards rushing and another TD in Village Christian’s win over La Salle.

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