Diamond Bar RB Mikey Gorbea voted SBLive’s Southern California High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Diamond Bar running back Mikey Gorbea for being voted SBLive’s Southern California High School Athlete of the Week for Oct. 18-24!

The senior rushed for 264 yards and four touchdowns against Nogales on Friday.

Gorbea received 57.9% of the vote, beating out Villa Park QB Nathan Kornely who finished second with 27.28%. Tustin WR Dominick Flores finished third with 8.63% and Tustin QB Tobey Schmidt finished fourth with 3.37%. There were over 50,000 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 regan@scorebooklive.com or message us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveca.

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for the week of Oct. 18-24:

Natalia Hagopian, Laguna Beach girls volleyball: Hagopian totaled 64 assists, 12 kills, 11 digs and 6 aces in wins over Flintridge Sacred Heart and Great Oak.

Tehya Chadwick, Chino Hills girls volleyball: Chadwick totaled 26 kills, 6 digs and 4 blocks in wins over Gabrielino and Laguna Hills.

Sergio Cervantes, Citrus Valley WR: Cervantes had a rushing touchdown, receiving touchdown, and returned a punt for touchdown in Thursday’s shutout over Redlands.

Larry Chandler, Carter RB: Chandler had 160 all-purpose yards and three touchdowns against San Gorgonio on Thursday.

Hector Ceballos, Franklin WR: Ceballos had 16 catches for 201 yards and two touchdowns against Lincoln on Friday.

Trey Kukuk, Capistrano Valley QB: Kuku threw for 615 passing yards and six touchdowns in Friday’s shootout victory over Trabuco Hills.

Tobey Schmidt, Tustin QB: Schmidt had 507 passing yards and six touchdowns in Friday’s 51-31 win against Valencia.

Dominick Flores, Tustin WR: Flores was on the receiving end of nine passes from Schmidt, finishing with 238 yards and three touchdowns.

Amir Bastine, Palmdale DB: Bastine had two interception, returning one for a touchdown in Friday’s win over Lancaster.

Johnny Limon, Eastlake QB: Limon passed for 260 yards and five touchdowns in Friday’s win over Bonita Vista.

Makei Thompson, Mira Mesa RB/DB: Thompson had 217 yards, three touchdowns, and a sack in Friday’s upset win at Scripps Ranch.

Zach Marshall, Santa Fe Christian TE/LB: Marshall caught four passes for 116 yards and two touchdowns and also returned an interception 50 yards for a touchdown.

Samuel Cooper IV, University City QB: Cooper passed for 207 yards and four touchdowns and also rushed for 149 yards and a touchdown against Mission Bay.

Jase Nix, San Marcos WR: Nix, a freshman, caught eight passes for 116 yards and two touchdowns against Torrey Pines on Friday.

Paulo Burak, Carlsbad RB: Burak ran 19 times for 225 yards and a touchdown against La Costa Canyon.

Christian Washington, Helix RB: Washington rushed for 203 yards and three touchdowns in Friday’s win over Grossmont.

Chris White, Francis Parker ATH: White had 302 all-purpose yards and three touchdowns in Friday’s win over Army-Navy.

Bryant Carey, Downey WR: Carey caught four passes for 145 yards and three touchdowns against Lynwood.

Nathan Kornely, Villa Park QB: Kornely passed for 325 yards and three touchdowns and added 58 yards and a touchdown on the ground against Foothill.

Lachlan Van Rosmalen, San Clemente QB: Van Rosmalen passed for 172 yards and a touchdown and also added four touchdowns and 94 yards on the ground in San Clemente’s win over Tesoro.

Eddie Allain, Norte Vista RB: Allain had 235 total yards and three touchdowns against Hillcrest on Friday.

Evan Maduris, Grace Brethren TE: Maduris reeled in five passes for 141 yards and three touchdowns against Leadership Military Academy on Friday.

Deville Dickerson, Lompc ATH: Dickerson caught three touchdown passes, rushed for a touchdown and returned a kickoff for a touchdown in the Braves’ win over Oxnard.

Jake East, Agoura WR/DB: East caught seven passes for 142 yards and a touchdown and also had 19 tackles in Friday’s loss to Thousand Oaks.

Kobe Boykin, Orange ATH: Boykin showed off his ability on Friday, finishing with 245 total yards and five touchdowns against Saddleback.

Lukas Atlas, Indian Springs QB: Atlas passed for 231 yards and five touchdowns against Rubidoux on Friday.

Raleek Brown, Mater Dei RB: Brown rushed for 163 yards and a touchdown in No. 1 Mater Dei’s highly entertaining 46-37 win over No. 10 Servite, in what was arguably the best high school football game of the fall 2021 season.

Tetairoa McMillan, Servite WR: McMillan had 15 catches for 163 yards and two touchdowns in Servite’s 46-37 loss to Mater De.

Savi Yokley, El Capitan QB: Had 206 passing yards and 2 TDs with 112 rushing yards and a rushing TD for El Capitan. 

Donovan Harvey, Elsinore RB: Had 9 carries for 246 yards and 4 TDs as well as a 60 yard kickoff return for a TD.

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