Bullard QB Roland Russo voted the America’s Tire Northern California High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Bullard quarterback Roland Russo for being voted SBLive’s America’s Tire Northern California High School Athlete of the Week for Nov. 22-28!

The senior helped lead the Knights over Bakersfield 45-21 by completing 19 of 25 passes for 197 yards and a touchdown, rushing for a TD, and catching for a TD on a trick play.

Russo received 53.38% of the vote, beating out Escalon S Tyler Medina who finished second with 39.06%. Central Valley Christian QB Max Bakker finished third with 6.31% and Stagg’s Jameelah Pharms finished fourth with 0.65%. There were over 37,000 votes tallied this week! 

We are currently accepting America’s Tire Northern California Athlete of the Week nominations. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email athleteoftheweek@scorebooklive.com or message us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveca. 

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for the week of Nov. 22-28:

Christian Aguilar, Pittsburg QB: Making his first ever start for the injured Jaden Rashada, Aguilar completed 21 of 26 passes for 266 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Pirates over Clayton Valley Charter 28-14.

Dante Antonini, St. Vincent de Paul ATH: Antonini led the Mustangs to a 54-32 victory against St. Helena by running for 99 yards and a touchdown on just seven carries, catching for 54 yards and a touchdown, both catching and rushing for one two-point conversion, and recording seven tackles (one for loss), an interception, and a forced fumble.

Jamai East, Vanden WR/DB: East dominated with three touchdown catches from Tre Dimes, a pick-six, and another interception in a 49-21 victory over Merced.

Kemauri Glenn, Wilcox RB: Glenn led the Chargers over Menlo School 54-20 by rushing just 11 times for 209 yards and four touchdowns, and also catching for 20 yards and a touchdown.

Michael Ingrassia, Marin Catholic QB: Ingrassia threw for three touchdowns and ran for three touchdowns to lead the Crusaders to a 42-7 rout of Cardinal Newman.

Tyler Medina, Escalon S: Medina led Escalon’s defense with two interceptions and a fumble recovery to beat Hilmar 20-13.

Aiden “Ponyboy” Taylor, Central Catholic RB/LB: Taylor ran for 98 yards, three touchdowns, and a pair of two-point conversions, and led the Raiders with 74 receiving yards and eight tackles in a 43-22 win versus Monterey Trail. Julian Lopez also ran for 148 yards and two TDs for Central Catholic.

Blake Nichelson, Manteca RB: Nichelson ran for 210 yards and two touchdowns, and caught for 24 yards to lead the Buffaloes to a 35-28 upset of Oakdale.

Max Bakker, Central Valley Christian QB: Bakker lifted the Cavaliers over Bakersfield Christian 27-25 by completing 12 of 15 passes for 175 yards and three touchdowns.

Justin Guin, San Marin RB: Guin ran for 149 yards and three touchdowns in a 36-0 rout of Del Norte (Crescent City).

Ivan Nisa, Aragon RB: Nisa ran for 164 yards as Aragon defeated St. Francis (Wastonville) 38-14.

Isacc Davison, LeGrand RB/DB: Davison recorded an interception, 11 tackles (one for loss), and 84 rushing yards in a 35-12 win against Woodland Christian.

Beau Davis, Argonaut QB/LB: Davis ran for 70 yards and two touchdowns, threw for 112 yards and a touchdown, and led the Mustangs with 14 tackles to defeat Rosemont 31-20.

Saxon Farkas, Chico RB: Farkas ran for two touchdowns to lift the Panthers over Foothill (Palo Cedro) 27-23.

Christian Harris, Salesian FB/LB: Harris ran for 69 yards and a touchdown, and recorded a pick in a 28-26 win against Justin-Siena.

Chase Vehmeyer, Windsor QB: Vehmeyer threw for 161 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 107 yards and another TD as Windsor defeated Benicia 38-14. Nick Fa’agata added a touchdown catch and a pick-six for the Jaguars.

Jameelah Pharms, Stagg girls basketball: Pharms had 16 points, 8 assists, 8 steals and 6 rebounds in a 44-34 win over Millennium.

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