The senior helped lead the Jaguars to a 54-53 win over East Union with 221 receiving yards, two touchdown catches, two receiving two-point conversions, five tackles, two pass break-ups, and an interception that he returned 30 yards.
Clifton received 42.75% of the vote, beating out University Prep (Redding) QB Payton Henderson who finished second with 36.59%. Hanford QB Cayden Muir finished third with 4.53% and De Anza LB Justin Ibarra finished fourth with 3.93%. There were over 25,000 votes tallied this week!
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Here are the other athletes who were nominated for the week of Oct. 25-31:
Tristan Risley, Clovis RB: Risley had one of the best rushing performances in recent memory to lead the Cougars over Clovis West 60-43. He ran for 440 yards and six touchdowns on “only” 29 carries, and also caught two passes for 11 yards to give him 451 total yards of offense. All of those are Clovis records.
Tanner Wilson, Sunnyside QB: Wilson had a historically great performance for a freshman to lead the Wildcats over Reedley 42-35. His official stats from the night are 452 yards and five touchdowns passing on 32-41 completion, plus 67 rushing yards.
Jayr Ramirez, Williams RB/LB: Ramirez exploded for 366 yards and four touchdowns rushing on just 20 carries, and made six tackles (one for loss) in a 46-20 win against Trinity.
Salesi Moala, Tennyson RB: Moala went off for 252 yards and four touchdowns rushing on just 14 carries.
Brayden Schumann, Orland RB/SS: Schumann was everywhere in a 55-7 rout of Yreka, finishing with two interceptions and a career-high 213 rushing yards, plus a rushing touchdown, on just 15 carries.
Anthony Garcia, Capital Christian QB: Garcia finished his tremendous senior campaign with a 400-piece to go with two touchdowns (26-37 completion) in a 41-12 over Rio Americano. He also ran seven times for 89 carries and a TD.
Mark Eby, Leland RB/LB: In a 42-7 victory against Overfelt, Eby ran for 96 yards and two touchdowns, and also recorded a pick-six and another interception. Sean Verdecanna also had two picks for the Chargers.
Zeke Burnett, Elk Grove RB: Burnett ran for 233 yards and three touchdowns in a 34-7 rivalry win against Cosumnes Oaks.
Jesiah Lindsay, Central (Fresno) RB: Lindsay ran for 186 yards and three touchdowns and caught for 24 yards to lead the Grizzlies over Clovis North 35-14.
Cayden Muir, Hanford QB: Muir led the Bullpups to a resounding 42-0 blowout of rival Lemoore with 223 yards and three touchdowns passing on 17-25 completion plus team-highs of nine carries for 114 yards and two touchdowns.
Rudy Navarro, Mission Oak QB: Navarro completed 18 of 23 passes for 308 yards and two touchdowns, and also ran for 52 yards and a touchdown in a 52-0 annihilation of Delano.
Michael Iriye, Mission Oak WR/RB: Iriye led the Hawks with 74 yards and two touchdowns rushing on just four carries, and 155 yards and a touchdown receiving.
Luke Souza, Acalanes QB: Souza threw for 382 yards and three touchdowns on 19-24 completion to lift Acalanes over Miramonte 54-32.
Evan Malmquist, Acalanes RB/WR: Malmquist ran for 118 yards and five touchdowns on 12 carries.
Abraham Ladino, Dos Palos RB: Ladino ran for 132 yards and three touchdowns and caught for 37 yards and a TD in a 49-6 rout of Avenal.
Jacob Porteous, Casa Grande QB: Porteous completed 25 of 32 passes for 352 yards and four touchdowns, and ran for two touchdowns, in a 57-35 win over rival Petaluma.
Lucas Foye, Montgomery QB: Foye threw for 185 yards and four touchdowns and ran for two touchdowns in a 41-21 win against Cloverdale.
Justin Ibarra, De Anza LB: Ibarra helped lead the Dons to a 15-0 win against Pinole Valley with 17 tackles, a sack, and a rushing two-point conversion.
Emorie Wilson, De Anza DB: Wilson had two interceptions, three pass break-ups, and seven tackles.
Ivan Robledo, St. Helena RB/LB: Robledo helped lead the Saints over Clearlake 40-14 with 12 carries for 115 yards and three touchdowns to go with 16 tackles.
Caleb Dodson, Del Norte RB: Dodson exploded for 239 yards and three touchdowns rushing and ran for a two-point conversion in a 40-0 rout of Fortuna.
Kenny Olson, Foothill (Pleasanton) WR/LB: In a 35-7 victory against Granada, Olson caught for 98 yards and two touchdowns, and also led the Falcons with 11 tackles.
Sai Vadrawale, Rancho Cotate WR: Vadrawale caught for 168 yards and a touchdown in a 19-17 win over Cardinal Newman.
Tyson Wallace, Benicia QB: In a 61-21 victory against Alhambra, Wallace completed 10 of 11 passes for 246 yards and a touchdown each to five different receivers. He also had two carries for 23 yards and a touchdown.
Hayden Anderson, Windsor WR: Anderson led the Jags with 162 yards and two touchdowns receiving in a 42-6 rout of Ukiah. QB Chase Vehmeyer and WR Makhi Johnson also had big nights.
Zack Johnson, Redwood (Larkspur) WR: Johnson caught for 145 yards and three touchdowns in a 45-0 blowout of Terra Linda.
Za’Darion Nardi, San Ramon Valley RB: Nardi went off for 264 yards and two touchdowns rushing in a 31-20 win over California.
Carlos Moreno, Strathmore RB: Moreno ran for 202 yards and four touchdowns in a 42-0 rout of Lindsay.
Diego Davis, Vintage RB/LB: In a 70-7 demolition of Napa, Davis ran for 96 yards and a touchdown on just four carries, and also had a pick-six.
Carter Abel, University Prep (Redding) RB: Abel ran just 10 times for 202 yards and two touchdowns in a 64-8 blowout of Central Valley. He also made six tackles.
Payton Henderson, University Prep (Redding) QB: Henderson completed nine of 11 passes for 278 yards and three touchdowns, and also ran for 36 yards and a TD.
Demmareya Lewis-Cooper, Enterprise QB: In 25-19 win against Chico, Lewis-Cooper completed 15 of 20 passes for 202 yards and two touchdowns, and also ran for 92 yards and a TD.
Nicholas Khashabi, Clayton Valley Charter RB: Khashabi broke out for 145 yards and two touchdowns on just nine carries in a 34-14 victory against Monte Vista.
Jahari Johnson, Enterprise WR/CB: Johnson caught for 106 yards and a touchdown, and also recorded an interception.
Tyler Harrison, Paradise RB: Harrison ran for 176 yards and four touchdowns in a 61-7 beatdown of Winters. Daquan Lamar-Simmons also had a big night running the ball for the Bobcats.
Michael Bell, San Joaquin Memorial QB: Bell completed 19 of 25 passes for 257 yards and four touchdowns in a 35-0 rout of Sanger.
Cruz Herrera, St. Mary’s (Stockton) QB: Herrera lifted the Rams to a 31-27 victory over rival Lincoln (Stockton) with 237 yards and three touchdowns passing plus 114 yards and another TD on the ground.
Ryan Henning, Lincoln (Lincoln) RB: Henning ran for 171 yards and three touchdowns in a 51-0 rout of Nevada Union.
David Jones, Downey (Modesto) CB: Jones recorded two interceptions, which returned 57 total yards, and five tackles in 59-14 rout of Pitman.
Joaquin Porcayo, Yuba City RB/LB: Porcayo totaled 207 rushing yards, three rushing touchdowns, 22 receiving yards, five tackles, and a sack to lift the Honkers over Woodcreek 31-28.
Ali Collier, Monterey Trail RB: Collier ran for 190 yards and three touchdowns on just 10 carries in a 62-6 demolition of Laguna Creek.
Daelin Ellis, Monterey Trail RB: Ellis rushed for 155 yards and four tubs on just six carries.
Anthony Tarnatore, Bradshaw Christian RB/DB: Tarnatore ran for 144 yards and four touchdowns in a 36-12 victory against Rosemont.
Tevita Kioa, San Mateo RB/LB: Kioa led the Bearcats to a 13-0 win over El Camino (South San Francisco) with 226 rushing yards, two touchdown runs, five tackles, and a forced fumble.
Kemauri Glenn, Wilcox RB: Glenn ran for 185 yards and three touchdowns on just 11 carries in a 43-7 rout of Homestead.
Matt MacLeod, Menlo-Atherton QB: MacLeod completed nine of 11 passes for 224 yards and four touchdowns in a 34-8 win against Burlingame.
Zack Card, Pittsburg WR/DB: Card had 84 receiving yards and two touchdowns on offense, and forced a fumble to go along with four tackles and a sack on defense.