Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Southern California High School Athlete of the Week for Sept. 27 to Oct. 3 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, Oct. 11. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveca.
THIS WEEK’S SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ATHLETE OF THE WEEK NOMINEES:
Jack Susank, Mission Prep RB: Susank had 194 rushing yards on 13 carries and had a 95-yard touchdown run to help the Royals beat Atascadero on Friday.
Fabian Venegas, Sweetwater RB: Venegas has his way with San Ysidro, rushing 12 times for 271 yards and four touchdowns on Friday.
Brandon Rose, Murrieta Valley QB: Rose was 12 of 16 passing for 319 yards and six touchdowns in Thursday’s shutout against Temecula Valley.
Easton Clements, Torrey Pines RB: Clements had 208 total yards and three touchdowns in the Falcons’ one-point loss to Carlsbad this past Friday.
Zachary Marshall, Santa Fe Christian TE: Marshall had six catches for 193 yards and a touchdown to help the Eagles beat Bishop’s 31-24 on Saturday.
Ty Dieffenbach, Agoura QB: Dieffenback passed for 395 yards and five touchdowns in a six-point win against Newbury Park on Thursday night.
Jayden Denegal, Apple Valley QB: Denegal tossed five touchdowns to go along with 325 passing yards against Serrano on Thursday.
Noah Fifita, Servite QB: The Arizona commit tossed five touchdowns passes while going 19 of 22 for 400 yards against Orange Lutheran on Thursday.
Tetairoa McMillan, Servite WR: The Oregon commit showed off on both sides of the ball against Orange Lutheran, catching nine passes for 219 yards and four touchdowns while grabbing an interception on defense.
Aaron Frederickson, Grace Brethren RB: Frederickson rushed for 193 yards and four touchdowns in Friday’s win over Milken.
Major Givens, Steele Canyon RB: Givens rushed for 227 yards and three touchdowns against St. Francis (La Cañada) on Friday.
Iain Matheson, Yucaipa LB: Matheson had eight tackles, one sack, and a pick six in Friday’s win over Redlands.
Eddie Allain, Norte Vista RB: Allain rushed for 245 yards and a touchdown on only nine carries during Friday’s win against Arlington.
Zach Gross, Rim of the World RB: Gross rushed for 220 yards and two touchdowns against Bloomington.
Owen Burnside, Tesoro DL: Burnside had 13 tackles and three sacks in Friday’s win over Aliso Niguel.
Cameron Goods, Irvine RB: Goods rushed for 219 yards and thre touchdowns in Friday’s shutout against Northwood.
Caleb Alvary, Simi Valley RB: Alvary rushed for 278 yards and four touchdowns on only 15 carries in Friday’s win over Oak Park.
Jayson Crawley, Silverado LB: Crawley had seven tackles, one sack, and a 36-yard pick six in Thursday’s win over Victor Valley.
Gavin Galzote, Vista Murrieta RB: Galzote had 211 total yards and two touchdowns in Friday’s shutout win over Chaparral.
Ryder Chapin, Great Oak LB: Chapin had nine tackles, three interceptions, and a forced fumble against Murrieta Mesa.
Isaiah Ariza, Baldwin Park WR: Ariza caught a touchdown pass and returned a punt 52 yards for a touchdown against Sierra Vista.
Blake Allen, San Clemente RB: Allen had 171 yards and two touchdowns in Friday’s three-point win over Loyola.
Christopher Cooper, Beaumont QB: Cooper passed for 252 yards and five touchdowns against Redland East Valley.
Nico Brown, Edison WR: Brown caught eight passes for 155 yards and three touchdowns against Newport Harbor on Thursday.
Hailey Church, La Habra girls volleyball: Church had 41 assists, 9 digs and 6 kills in a 3-1 loss to Sunny Hills on Sept. 30.
Tatiana Skipps, Carson girls volleyball: Skipps had 33 assists in a 3-0 win over Banning on Sept. 28.
Zoe Rachow, Otay Ranch girls volleyball: Rachow had 31 assists, 12 digs and 5 kills in a 3-0 win over Olympian on Sept. 29.