Carson S/OH Tatiana Skipps voted SBLive’s Southern California High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Carson girls volleyball star Tatiana Skipps for being voted SBLive’s Southern California High School Athlete of the Week for Sep. 20-26!

The senior totaled 38 assists, 18 aces, 10 digs and 3 kills in straight-set victories over Narbonne and Gardena.

Skipps received 58.04% of the vote, beating out Vista Murrieta RB Gavin Galzote who finished second with 21.42%. Portola RB Nova Kebeli finished third with 7.64% and La Serna WR/DB Nick Meza finished fourth with 6.65%. There were over 93,000 votes tallied this week!

We are currently accepting Southern 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 Sep. 20-26:

MacKenzie Parsons, Poway girls volleyball: Parsons had 15 kills and four digs in a straight-set victory over Ramona on Sept. 23. 

Kendall Taylor, South Pasadena girls volleyball:Taylor had 25 assists, 5 digs and 2 aces in a straight-set victory over San Marino.

Daniel Anoh, Palisades RB: Anoh ran for 292 yards and four touchdowns in Saturday’s win over Brentwood.

Gavin Galzote, Vista Murrieta RB: Galzote ran for 289 yards and a touchdown against Villa Park.

Xavier Spann, Mountain View RB: Spann ran for 206 yards and three touchdowns in Thursday’s win over Azusa.

Marcus Arthur, Simi Valley RB/DB: Arthur had a six-yard rushing touchdown and returned an interception 100 yards for a touchdown against Pacifica.

Chris Melkonian, Crescenta Valley WR/DB:Melkonian caught two touchdowns on offense and grabbed two interceptions on defense including one that he returned for a touchdown.

Isaiah Sepand, Campbell Hall QB: Sepand passed for 288 yards and had five touchdowns against Heritage Christian.

Nova Kebeli, Portola RB: Kebeli carried early and often against Northwood on Friday, finishing with 260 yards and three touchdowns.

Carson Hollandsworth, South (Torrance) RB/DB:Hollandsworth rushed for 143 yards and two touchdowns, caught five passes for 152 yards and a touchdown and also returned an interception 87 yards for a touchdown.

Jake East, Agoura WR: East caught eight passes for 194 yards and a touchdown in Friday’s win over Calabasas.

Nick Meza, La Serna WR/DB: Meza caught four passes for 62 yards and also had three interceptions in Friday’s win over Culver City.

Anthony Chessani, Fillmore RB/DB: Chessani rushed for 154 yards and two touchdowns, caught a touchdown, and returned an interception for a touchdown in Friday’s win vs. Santa Maria.

Richard Vega, Santa Paula WR/DB: Vega rushed for 108 yards and a touchdown, caught a touchdown, and returned a punt 65 yards for a touchdown against Rancho Christian on Friday.

Max Garrison, St. Francis RB: Garrison rushed for 150 yards and three touchdowns on only 13 carries Friday to help the Golden Knights take down Los Altos.

Elijah Mitchell, El Rancho QB: Mitchell passed for 309 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Dons over Norwalk Friday.

Hunter Benton, Kennedy WR/DB: Benton caught four passes for 85 yards and three touchdowns on Friday night and also returned an interception for a touchdown.

Josh Vivonia, El Toro WR/DB: Vivonia caught a touchdown against Tesoro on Friday and also grabbed three interceptions on defense.

Anthony Woods, Palmdale ATH: Woods had nine tackles, two sacks and a forced fumble in Friday’s shutout of Antelope Valley.

Omar Black, Dana Hills WR: Black caught three passes for 99 yards and two touchdowns and also returned a kickoff 87 yards for a touchdown.

AC Ray, Lone Pine QB: Ray was efficient on Friday night, passing for 189 yards and four touchdowns while also rushing for 194 yards and two more touchdowns.

Roderick Robinson, Lincoln RB: Robinson ran for 164 yards and three touchdowns while averaging over ten yards per carry on Friday.

Makai Smith, La Jolla WR/DB: Smith had 193 all-purpose yards on Friday, rushing for a touchdown and returning a kickoff for a touchdown.

Jayden Virgin, Mt. Carmel LB/TE: Virgin had five tackles, two sacks, an interception, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery for a touchdown, and a rushing touchdown in Friday’s shutout win over Rancho Buena Vista.

Chris White, Francis Parker WR/DB: White had 262 all-purpose yards against Marantha Christian, scoring on a touchdown reception, interception return, and kickoff return.

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