Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Southern California High School Athlete of the Week for Sept. 6-12 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. 20. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email email@example.com or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveca.
THIS WEEK’S SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ATHLETE OF THE WEEK NOMINEES:
Gaby Javier, La Jolla Country Day volleyball
Javier had 36 assists, 12 digs and 7 kills in a four-set loss to La Jolla on Sept. 10
Mandi Morioka, South (Torrance) volleyball
Morioka totaled 64 assists, 10 digs, 4 kills and 4 aces in wins over El Segundo and Lawndale.
Jada Stone, Oxnard volleyball
Stone had 21 assists, 9 kills, 9 digs, 2 aces and 2 blocks in a 3-1 win over Buena on Sept. 9.
Nick Adimora, Mayfair RB
Adimora carried ten times for 223 yards and five touchdowns to help the Monsoons beat Lakewood by 34.
Isaiah Pressley, St. Augustine RB
Pressley ran for 199 yards and three touchdowns in St. Augustine’s shutout win over Steele Canyon.
Jakob Galloway, Banning RB
Galloway ran for 385 yards and four touchdowns in Friday’s win over North Torrance.
Malachi Keels, Orange Glen WR
Keels had five catches for 198 yards and two touchdowns in a win over Tri-City.
Martin Hill, Del Norte RB
Hill ran for 194 yards and three touchdowns to help the Nighthawks upset La Jolla.
Frankie Franchina, Rancho Bernardo RB
Franchina rushed for 133 yards and three touchdowns to help the Broncos take down Grossmont on Friday.
Jax Leatherwood, Scripps Ranch QB
Leatherwood was 19 of 25 passing for 330 yards and six touchdowns to help the Falcons beat Elsinore, 42-6.
Conor Lawlor, Scripps Ranch WR
Lawlor caught six passes for 200 yards and three touchdowns, bringing his season total to eight touchdowns through four games.
Blake Heisinger, Oceanside WR
Heisinger caught four passes for 117 yards and had three touchdowns in Oceanside’s 40-20 win over San Marcos.
Noah Snyder, San Pasqual RB
Snyder caught three passes for 60 yards and three touchdowns and also added a kickoff return for a touchdown in Friday’s win over Westview.
Zane Delcore, Coronado RB
Delcore rushed for 132 yards and four touchdowns to help the Islanders win their rivalry game over Mar Vista on Friday.
Darius Cowens, Pacifica QB
Cowens passed for 299 yards and a touchdown and added 158 rushing yards and three more touchdowns on the ground.
Christian Lundsberg, Canyon QB
Lundsberg threw for 423 yards and had seven passing touchdowns in a five-point loss to Pacifica.
Jesse Carmona, Ganesha QB
Carmona passed for 200 yards but did most of his damage on the ground with 300 rushing yards and five touchdowns.
Parker Awad, Edison QB
Awad passed for 346 yards and three touchdowns and added two more touchdowns on the ground against Palos Verdes.
Hunter Roddy, Chaparral RB
Roddy rushed for 228 yards and had four touchdowns against Santiago on Friday.
Landon Debruyn, Rancho Verde QB
Debruyn was super efficient, going 11 of 13 for 376 yards for five touchdowns against Hemet.
Turran Williams, Muir DB
Williams had five tackles, an interception and a forced fumble in Friday’s 12-6 win over La Salle.
Tobey Schmidt, Tustin QB
Schmidt had 217 passing yards and four touchdowns to beat Trabuco Hills on Friday.
Hanyi Joh, Palm Desert RB
Joh was a big play machine on Friday, rushing for 149 yards and four touchdowns on only nine carries. He also added six catches for 123 yards.
Jack Hernandez, La Quinta DB
Hernandez had two interceptions and returned one for a touchdown in Friday’s 10-7 win over Redlands.
Camdan McWright, St. Genevieve RB
McWright ran for 212 yards, averaging over 14 yards per carry, and had four touchdowns against Harvard-Westlake.
Ryan Knight, Fullerton RB
Knight had 281 total yards and two touchdowns in Friday’s shutout of Santa Fe.
Andrew Rubio, Brea Olinda RB
Rubio had 210 rushing yards and four touchdowns in Friday’s three-point win over Sunny Hills.
Quincey Holland, Royal RB