Vote now: Who should be the America’s Tire Northern California High School Athlete of the Week (Aug. 30-Sept. 5)?

Here are the candidates for SBLive’s America’s Tire Northern California High School Athlete of the Week for Aug. 30 – Sept. 5 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, Sept. 13. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveca.


Jade Light, Pleasant Grove volleyball: Light had 21 kills, 7 digs and 3 aces to lead Pleasant Grove to a 3-0 win over Franklin on Sept. 1.

Grace Vanderkooi, Central Valley Christian (Visalia) volleyball: Vanderkooi had 14 kills, 12 digs and 5 aces to lead CVC to a 3-0 win over Bakersfield Christian on Sept. 2.

Rylie Lattig, Escalon volleyball: Lattig totaled 63 assists and 15 digs to help lead Escalon to wins over Central Catholic, Gregori and Linden.

Jacob Porteous, Casa Grande QB: Porteous etched his name into the record books throwing for 647 yards and seven touchdowns in a 49-35 win against Maria Carrillo.

Tyler Tremain, Folsom QB: Tremain went off for 391 yards and five touchdowns passing in a 38-17 win against Pittsburg.

Charlie Knapp, Marin Catholic WR: In a 62-0 blowout of Concord, Knapp had a fumble recovery touchdown, a pick-six, and two touchdown catches – all in the first quarter.

Justin Guin, San Marin RB: Guin ran for 274 yards and five touchdowns in a 57-20 victory against West County.

Nicholas Coronado, Kimball QB: Coronado threw for 344 yards and five touchdowns in 49-20 win against West (Tracy).

Mason Rivera, Kimball WR/DB: Rivera dominated on both ends, totaling 148 receiving yards and a touchdown catch, and three interceptions.

Tyler Hoffman, San Ramon Valley DE/TE: Hoffman made 4.5 sacks and recovered a fumble in a 34-7 win over Bishop O’Dowd.

Tanner Salisbury, San Ramon Valley WR: Salisbury caught for 110 yards and two touchdowns.

Chase Vehmeyer, Windsor QB: Vehmeyer led the Jags to a 42-13 win against Manteca throwing for 311 yards and two touchdowns on 12-14 completion, in addition to 66 yards and three touchdowns on the ground.

Makhi Johnson, Windsor WR/DB: Johnson caught for 182 yards and both TDs, and also recorded an interception.

Vito Riccabona, Aptos CB: Riccabona helped Aptos shut out Campolindo 49-0 with three interceptions.

Brandon Burns, Dublin LB/WR: Burns helped lead the Gaels to a 35-6 victory over Castro Valley with a pick-six, another interception, and 74 receiving yards including a touchdown catch.

Carter Abel, University Prep RB: Abel ran for three touchdowns and had a touchdown catch in a 41-0 trouncing of Corning. He totaled over 150 all-purpose yards.

Jake Boyd, Los Gatos QB: Boyd completed 10 of 17 passes for 147 yards and three touchdowns, and kicked a field goal in a 38-17 win against Liberty (Brentwood).

Mathias Jakob LeGrande Carrillo, Silver Creek RB: In a 47-18 rout of Evergreen Valley, Carrillo ran for 78 yards and two touchdowns on just three carries.

Justin Ibarra, De Anza LB: Ibarra helped lead the Dons to a 19-7 win against Moreau Catholic with eight tackles, four sacks, and an interception.

Caden Rodgers, Buchanan RB: Rodgers ran for four TDs in a 48-0 blowout of Paso Robles.

Dylan Deavitt, Monte Vista QB: Deavitt threw for five touchdowns in a 37-7 victory against Hayward.

Robert Freeman, El Cerrito DB: Freeman helped lead El Cerrito to a 26-6 win against Vintage with a pick-six, a 66-yard punt return touchdown, and another 44-yard punt return.

Jakson Berman, Valley Christian QB: Berman both threw and ran for a pair of touchdowns in a 40-19 win against Capital Christian.

Luke Dermon, De La Salle QB: Dermon threw for four touchdowns in a 68-6 blowout of Monterey Trail.

Grant Foster, Orland QB/DB: Foster helped lead Orland to a 50-22 win against Wheatland with two rushing touchdowns, 10 tackles, a tackle for loss, a sack, and three kickoff returns for over 100 combined yards.

Braden Ovitz, Orland DE: Ovitz finished with 13 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, a fumble recovery, and a blocked punt.

Michael Lister, Orland CB: Lister recorded two picks.

Kenny Lueth, Rocklin QB: Lueth only attempted five passes in a 69-8 stomping of Davis, but he completed all of them for four touchdowns and 149 yards.

Jackson Burleson, Christian Brothers RB: Burleson helped lead the Falcons to a 32-13 win versus Sheldon with 120 yards and three touchdowns rushing plus 90 yards and another TD receiving.

Aiden Taylor, Central Catholic RB: Taylor ran for 147 yards and four touchdowns in a 41-27 upset of St. Mary’s (Stockton).

Blake Nicholsen, Manteca RB: Nicholsen ran for 173 yards, a touchdown, and two two-point conversions, and had a touchdown catch in a 46-19 victory against Cosumnes Oaks.

Tristan Risley, Clovis RB: Risley helped lead the Cougars to a 40-0 rout of Ridgeview with 155 yards and a touchdown rushing plus a receiving touchdown.

Sergio Beltran, Menlo School QB: Beltran led the Knights to a 49-12 win over King’s Academy with 263 yards and five touchdowns passing on a whopping 18-21 completion.

Aidan Williams, Leigh QB: Williams completed 23 of 30 passes for 265 yards and three TDs in a 41-0 blowout of Gilroy. He also ran for a touchdown.

Aidan Goo, Leigh WR/DB: Goo led the Longhorns with 97 yards and three touchdowns receiving, and also recorded an interception.

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