Corpus Christi Calallen RB Epi Hinojosa voted SBLive’s Texas High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Corpus Christi Calallen running back Epi Hinojosa for being voted SBLive’s Texas High School Athlete of the Week for Aug. 23-29!

The junior led the state in rushing for Week 1 after running for 313 yards and scoring two touchdowns on 20 carries and led the way in Calallen’s 41-19 win over Gregory-Portland.

Hinojosa ran away with this week’s honor, receiving 79.47% of the total vote.

If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email or message us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivetx.

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Aug. 23-29:

Ray Hernandez, El Paso Cathedral wide receiver

Hernandez grabbed six receptions for 236 yards and four touchdowns, including a 90-yard touchdown catch, in Cathderal’s 54-0 win over Tornillo.

Conner Weigman, Cypress Bridgeland quarterback 

Weigman threw for 365 yards on 21-of-28 passing, ran for 120 yards and added a 45-yard touchdown reception to account for eight total touchdowns to lead Bridgeland to a 54-14 win over Klein Cain.

EJ Ezar, Bryan Rudder quarterback 

Ezar threw for 401 yards and three touchdowns on 19-of-26 passing and ran for 34 yards and a touchdown in Rudder’s 50-23 win over Bastrop.

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