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ECPREPS ATHLETES OF THE WEEK

 

ECPREPS ATHLETES OF THE WEEK

WEEK TWELVE

OFFENSIVE

NATHAN TEMPLE – SANTANA

Against La Jolla Country Day in the Division IV playoffs set new school records with his 532 yards passing surpassing the 517 yards of DJ BUSCH back in 1999 and also threw for 7 touchdowns breaking the previous mark of 6 also set by DJ BUSCH back in 1999 and also tied the Grossmont Conference mark. Broke other school records for total offense among others.

SPECIAL TEAMS

RANDY SMITH – SANTANA

Against La Jolla Country Day he set a new school record for receiving yards with 335 yards breaking the previous school mark of 274 by Chris Mazzi in 1999, also set the new EASTCOUNTY record as well with his receiving yards breaking the previous mark of 326 by AJ CONTI of El Capitan back in 2006, he also hauled in 5 touchdown passes breaking the previous mark of 4 by Larry Forster back in 1968 and Jonathan Tippin in 2006 and set a new EASTCOUNTY RECORD, his 13 catches tied the school mark set by Michael Bass in 1998.

WEEK ELEVEN

OFFENSIVE

JAHMON MCCLENDON – MONTE VISTA

Jahmon McClendon against West Hills in the game for the Grossmont Valley League Championship which was the Monarchs first league title since 2004 ran for 378 yards and 5 touchdowns. Not only did he run for five scores but he also broke the school record for the longest touchdown run in a game on his 99-yard score and tied the San Diego Section and State record.

 

WEEK TEN

OFFENSIVE

KEEGAN BAKER – VALHALLA

WEEK EIGHT

OFFENSIVE

CHRIS OSTRENG – GRANITE HILLS

Against the Grossmont Foothillers, Ostreng was able to rack up 301 total offensive yards and 5 total touchdowns which included 235 passing yards and 2 passing touchdowns and on the ground, he ran for 66 yards and 3 scores in a big Grossmont Hills league game 44-20 victory against the Grossmont Foothillers and also to help the Eagles stay undefeated and move to 7-0. The Eagles this week take on the El Capitan Vaqueros at home.
DEFENSIVE
BILLY TELLOUS – STEELE CANYON
The big Senior tallied 7 tackles against the Vaqueros in the 55-21 victory along with a quarterback sack and 2 of his tackles were for a loss. Next week the Cougars take on the Valhalla Norsemen in the Jamacha Helmet game.

WEEK SEVEN

OFFENSIVE

J.D. LAVERDIERE – MOUNT MIGUEL

                                                                                                        

The Sophomore quarterback had a big game in the Grossmont Valley League opener against the Santana Sultans in which he once again threw for over 300 yards as he threw for 414 yards and 5 touchdowns in the 46-14 victory. Laverdiere is averaging over 300 yards passing a game. Next week the Matadors play backyard rival Monte Vista

 

DEFENSIVE

ALEXANDER GONZALEZ – CHRISTIAN

                                                                                                         

The Senior linebacker had a big night against the Mira Mesa Marauders in the Eastern League opener as he tallied 3 big sacks on the night and also had 5 tackles. Besides having a big night defensively, Gonzalez racked up 86 yards of total offense and scored 2 touchdowns in the 48-28 victory over the Marauders.  The Patriots play another top foe in Morse which will have big playoff implications.

 

WEEK SIX

OFFENSIVE

KENNETH WATSON – STEELE CANYON

The Senior tailback was a force to be reckoned with against Mira Mesa in a clash of top teams and also playoff positioning as he ran for 233 yards on carries and 2 TDs, including an 80-yarder with a little over a minute remaining in the game to give the Cougars the 52-35 victory over the Marauders.
DEFENSIVE
BRYCE SMITH – EL CAPITAN

 

                                                                                                       

The big senior outside linebacker had a big impact play in the 31-21 victory over West Hills in the inaugural Tony Burner Memorial Trophy game to put the Vaqueros up 14-0 as he recovered a fumbled pitch and scooped it up and ran to the house for the 43-yard scoop and score which was also his first career touchdown.

 

 

 

WEEK FIVE

OFFENSIVE

ELELYON NOA – HELIX

The Junior Running back had a big hand in the big 35-14 victory for the #8 Highlanders over the #6 Saint Augustine Saints as he ran for 177 yards on 22 carries and scored a touchdown. The defense for the Saints had come into the contest allowing only negative rushing yardage but Noa was able to change that as he slashed his way through the defense. On the night he had 186 total yards of offense.

DEFENSIVE

 

JUNI HARRIS – GRANITE HILLS


The Junior defensive back was one of the key players in the big 40-6 homecoming victory over Hilltop as he tallied 4 tackles along with a 51-yard pick-6

 

WEEK FOUR 

OFFENSIVE

NATHAN BARNETT, STEELE CANYON

The senior quarterback on the night against the Bonita Vista Barons had 152 yards of total offense and 4 touchdowns in the 41-7 victory. Passing wise he threw for 64 yards but it was with his feet the damage was done as Barnett ran for 88 yards and 4 scores.

 

DEFENSIVE

RENE PONCE – EL CAPITAN

Big night for the senior defender as he was one of the big contributors in the 41-3 victory over Patrick Henry. Only leading 7-0 late in the first quarter, Ponce stepped infront of a Patriots pass and ran it in untouchdoed for the pick-6. Besides the big interception for the score he was all over the field as he had 12 tackles on the evening.

 

 

 

 

WEEK THREE

OFFENSIVE

JORDIN YOUNG, WEST HILLS

The Senior Quarterback had quite the night against the Chiefs out of Santa Fe Springs, Santa Fe as he combined for 5 touchdowns (2 passing and 3 rushing) and also had 210 total offensive yards in the 37-14 victory this past Friday to remain unbeaten at 3-0.

 

DEFENSIVE

LOGAN SCHMIDT, MONTE VISTA


The Junior Linebacker was a big a factor on the defensive side of the ball for the Monarchs in their 42-9 victory this past Friday against Patrick Henry. On the night, Schmidt accumulated 10 tackles and was able to corral the Patriots QB’s multiple times to the tune of 3 sacks on the night.

 

 

 

WEEK TWO 

OFFENSIVE

JAHMON MCCLENDON, MONTE VISTA

McClendon, a 6’2″ Senior running back bowled his way over the University City Centurions in the anticipated matchup

to the tune of 273 yards and also scored 6 rushing touchdowns in the 48-20 victory.

 

DEFENSIVE

COLTON SNIPES, SANTANA

Snipes on the defensive end for the Sultans was able to provide some big plays

and was a major player as he blocked a punt and had 11 tackles in the Sultans come from behind 24-22 victory over Serra.

 

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