Here are the candidates for the Scorebook Live Southern California football player of the week for Sept. 30-Oct. 7, as nominated by fans, readers and Scorebook Live’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote at the bottom of the page. Players from the Southern, LA City and San Diego Sections are considered. Voting will conclude on Thursday at 11:59 p.m and the winner will be announced Friday morning. If you would like to make a nomination in a future week, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveca.
- Last week’s winner: Elsinore kicker Michael Sandoval
Q’Marr Allen, Los Angeles RB/LB: Allen rushed 24 times for 230 yards and three touchdowns in LA High’s 55-24 win over Maywood CES. Allen also had seven tackles and three QB hurries on defense.
Dylan Wheatley, Citrus Valley QB: Wheatley was 14-of-17 for 319 yards and six touchdown passes in Citrus Valley’s 56-7 win over Yucaipa.
Jordan Williams, Etiwanda WR/DB: Williams had five catches for 131 yards, two carries for 51 yards and an interception on the game’s final play to seal Etiwanda’s 33-29 win over Los Osos.
Jack Brown, Narbonne RB: Brown rushed for four touchdowns in the Gauchos’ 53-0 win over San Pedro.
Mo Jackson, San Diego RB: Jackson carried the ball 27 times for 245 yards in the Cavers 50-41 win over Patrick Henry. The junior has now gone over 2,300 career rushing yards in only 28 games.
Brent Lawson, Vista WR: Lawson had eight receptions for 175 yards and three touchdowns in Vista’s 46-42 win over Poway.
Nick Floyd, Corona Centennial RB: Floyd had seven carries for 170 yards and four touchdowns as the Huskies made quick work of Santiago in a 63-0 win.
Sammy Green, JSerra RB: Green rushed for 114 yards and three touchdowns in JSerra’s 35-3 win over Santa Margarita.
Aiden Lippert, La Costa Canyon RB: In his first game of the season, Lippert ran for three touchdowns, caught one touchdown, and went over 300 all-purpose yards in the Mavericks win over San Marcos.
Mikey Zele, Grace Brethren QB: Zele was 10-of-15 for 239 yards and three TDs as Grace Brethren opened Camino League play with a 42-13 victory over Bishop Diego.
Byron Cardwell, St. Augustine RB: Cardwell scored five touchdowns to lead the Saints to a 56-0 win over Morse.
Damien Moore, Bishop Amat RB: Moore rushed for 172 yards and a touchdown as well as the game-winning two-point conversion to give Amat a 25-24 victory over Alemany.
Jaylen Henderson, Chaminade QB: Henderson passed for 119 yards and ran for two touchdowns in Chaminade’s 35-14 win over Notre Dame.
Justin Flowe, Upland LB: Flowe forced two fumbles and had three sacks to lead Upland to a 21-3 victory over Damien in their Baseline League opener.
Luke Durkin, Scripps Ranch QB: Durkin was 16-of-30 for 269 yards and 3 touchdowns in the Falcons 34-13 win over Kearny. Durkin completed passes to 8 different receivers to help Scripps Ranch move to 6-0.
Jordan Allen, Cathedral Catholic LB: Allen racked up 6 tackles, 2 sacks, a forced fumble, and returned a fumble for a touchdown in the Dons’ 50-14 win over Point Loma.
Noah Vella, Carlsbad WR: Vella rushed for 118 yards and a touchdown and added 137 receiving yards and two touchdowns in Carlsbad’s 42-7 win over Torrey Pines.