Boys Athlete WINNERS

Citrus Hill’s Jonathan Jefferson voted SCPL Boys Athlete of the Week

Citrus Hill's running back Jonathan Jefferson (9) runs against Rancho Verde in the first half the non league game Friday in Perris, CA. September 15, 2017. 
(TERRY PIERSON,THE PRESS-ENTERPRISE/SCNG)
Citrus Hill's running back Jonathan Jefferson (9) runs against Rancho Verde in the first half the non league game Friday in Perris, CA. September 15, 2017. (TERRY PIERSON,THE PRESS-ENTERPRISE/SCNG)

SoCal Prep Legends
Boys Athlete of the Week
Name: Jonathan Jefferson
School: Citrus Hill
Sport: Football
Year: Senior

Winning Numbers: In a poll that brought in over 24,000 votes this week, Jefferson’s support accounted for more than 53% of the vote total, over 13,000 votes, and granting him SCPL Athlete of the Week honors.
Jefferson rushed for a career-high 275 yards and scored three touchdowns on 34 carries as the Hawks defeated Val Verde Unified School District rival Rancho Verde, 21-13, in a nonleague game. Jefferson, who plays quarterback in a Wing-T offense, has rushed for 677 yards and 13 touhcdowns in four games this season. Citrus Hill plays Rancho Cucamonga in a battle of unbeatens this week.

Final Tally:

NAME, SCHOOL VOTES %
Jonathan Jefferson, Citrus Hill 13,255 53.8%
Teshawn White, Inglewood
10,037 40.74%
Isac Velasquez, Diamond Ranch
887 3.6%
Max Perez, Granada Hills
253 1.03%
Bryce Wooldridge, Glendora
102 0.41%
Olaijah Griffin, Mission Viejo
35 0.14%
Kijjon Foots, Downey
34 0.14%
Elias Opsahl, Redlands East Valley
34 0.14%

NOTE:  Each Athlete of the Week is announced on ABC7’s 6 p.m. evening news broadcast every Friday. Be sure to tune in!