Acalanes WR/RB Evan Malmquist voted the America’s Tire Northern California High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Acalanes senior Evan Malmquist for being voted SBLive’s America’s Tire Northern California High School Athlete of the Week for Aug. 23-29!

Malmquist, who lines up at running back and receiver, ran for two touchdowns – including a 51-yard scamper – and caught a 46-yard touchdown pass in a 59-6 rout of Sierra (Manteca).

Malmquist received 43.56% of the vote, beating out Windsor QB Chase Vehmeyer who finished second with 23.7%. California QB Teddy Booras finished third with 18.06% and Rosemont Windsor WR/DB Makhi Johnson finished fourth with 7.9%

We are currently accepting America’s Tire Northern California Athlete of the Week nominations. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email or message us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveca. 

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for the week of Aug. 23-29:

Carly McPherson, Chico volleyball

McPherson tallied 27 kills, 11 digs and 9 aces to lead Chico to wins over West Park and Roseville.

Connie Huttman, Gridley volleyball

Huttman had 16 kills, 5 blocks and 4 digs to lead Willows to a 3-2 win over Gridley.

Mercy Lara, Ripon Christian volleyball

Lara totaled 59 assists and 21 digs to lead Ripon Christian to wins over West and Tracy.

Jakson Berman, Valley Christian QB

Berman went off for 195 yards and three touchdowns passing plus 179 rushing yards and three touchdowns on just 10 carries in a 54-33 victory over Wilcox.

Jurrion Dickey, Valley Christian WR

Dickey caught for 191 yards and three touchdowns, and also had an 85-yard KR touchdown.

Chase Vehmeyer, Windsor QB

Vehmeyer led Windsor to a 42-13 win against East Union that was called after three quarters due to poor air quality. He threw for two touchdowns and 280 yards, and ran for three touchdowns as well.

Makhi Johnson, Windsor WR/DB

Johnson caught for two touchdowns and 186 yards, and also had an interception.

Caden Parlett, Justin-Siena RB

In a 27-20 loss against Fortuna, Parlett ran for 279 yards and three touchdowns on just 16 carries, and also had a recovered fumble and blocked PAT.

Zeke Barber, De La Salle RB

Barber ran for two touchdowns and 129 yards on just eight carries in a 52-16 win against St. Mary’s (Stockton).

Teddy Booras, California QB

Booras led Cal to a 49-7 blowout win against James Logan with two touchdown passes and two rushing touchdowns.

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Tristan Risley, Clovis RB

Risley ran for 193 yards and three touchdowns and had two catches for 34 yards in a 34-14 victory against Bakersfield.

Garrett Deatherage, Encinal QB

Deatherage threw six touchdown passes in a 48-6 rout of Newark Memorial.

Ben Pfaff, Bellarmine College Prep RB

Pfaff ran for 207 yards and four touchdowns in a 56-41 upset of Menlo-Atherton.

Wade Smith, Bellarmine College Prep QB

Smith threw for 146 yards and a touchdown, and also ran for two touchdowns and 135 yards.

Jeremiah Earby, Menlo-Atherton WR/DB

Despite the loss, Earby caught for 199 yards and two touchdowns, and also had an interception.

Robbie Mascheroni, Campolindo WR

Mascheroni caught for three touchdowns and over 200 yards in a 56-21 win versus Newark Memorial.

Gabriel Bajrami, Washington WR

Bajrami helped lead Washington to a 22-6 win against Fremont with 157 receiving yards, two touchdown catches, and 42 rushing yards.

Namir Brown-Sanger, Weston Ranch QB

Brown-Sanger led the Cougars to a 26-24 win over Mountain House with 177 rushing yards and a rushing TD on just 13 carries. He also completed four of eight passes for 75 yards and a touchdown.

Amare Brooks, Mountain House QB

Despite the loss, Brooks completed 17 of 22 passes for 347 yards, three touchdowns, and zero interceptions. Roy Gardner and Dexter Francis III both had big nights receiving the ball.

Donovan Rozevink, Escalon QB

Rozevink helped lead the Cougars to a 41-0 trouncing of Calaveras by throwing for 174 yards and four TDs on 10-17 completion.

EJ Lewis, Escalon TE/LB

Lewis led Escalon with two touchdown catches and eight tackles.

Jakob Redmond, Bishop Union QB

In a 63-0 blowout of Farmersville, Redmond threw for 153 yards and three touchdowns on a whopping 10-11 completion. He also ran for 57 yards and three touchdowns.

Adrian Sierra, Strathmore RB

Sierra ran for 197 yards and three touchdowns on just 14 carries in a 48-0 rout of Orange Cove. He added 49 KR/PR yards to total 246 all-purpose yards.

Devin Green, Sheldon WR/SS

The sophomore scored in multiple ways, racking up rushing (21-yd), receiving (29-yd), and fumble recovery (30-yd) touchdowns to go along with multiple tackles from his strong safety position.

Danny Olivera, Firebaugh RB/LB

Olivera helped lead the Eagles to a 35-0 blowout of Fowler with 133 yards and three touchdowns rushing in addition to seven tackles (one for loss).

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