Etiwanda’s Tommy McDonnell voted SoCal Prep Legends Boys Athlete of the Week


SoCal Prep Legends Boys Athlete of the Week
Name: Tommy McDonnell
School: Etiwanda
Sport: Football
Year: Junior

Winning Numbers: Racking up a total of 47,664 votes, this week’s poll came down to the wire. But McDonnell’s 22,659 votes earned him the right to be named SoCal Prep Legends Boys Athlete of the Week for all areas.
The 6-foot-2 quarterback came up big when his team need him and the season was hanging in the balance. Trailing 42-16 in the fourth quarter against Damien, McDonnell entered in relief of the starter and engineered a comeback of huge proportions as the Eagles scored 30 points in less than 5 minutes and chalked up miraculous 46-42 victory that secured a playoff berth. McDonnell completed 11 of 18 passes for 191 yards and three touchdowns in the fourth quarter. Also converted two 2-point conversions, one on a run and the other on a lateral pass to left tackle Alec Anderson.

VIDEO: Highlights of Tommy McDonnell in 2016

Final Tally: (Total Votes: 47,664)

Tommy McDonnell, Etiwanda 22,659 47.54%
Manny Berz, Citrus Hill
20,925 43.9%
Keanu Norman, Los Alamitos
2,254 4.73%
Taylor Dunlop, Lakewood
1,245 2.61%
Jaelan Phillips, Redlands East Valley
182 0.38%
Richie Schroeder, Monrovia
128 0.27%
Bobby Cole, Sierra Canyon
107 0.22%
Trey Brown, Serrano
83 0.17%
Jalen Chatman, Narbonne
81 0.17%


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